How To Build A Raised Garden Bed

Building raised garden beds is a simple project and not very hard to build. You can build your raised bed garden from almost anything including wood, concrete blocks, or stone.

All you need are a few materials, a small space in your yard and a few hours to build and to complete. The most widely used material used is wood.

Raised garden beds are great for small yards and spaces for growing colorful flowers and delicious fresh vegetables.

Tools & Materials

Compound Miter Saw or Circular Saw and Blades
Drill / Driver and Bits
Tape Measure
Speed Square
Saw Horses
Staple Gun and Staples
Tin Snips
Spading Fork
Garden Rake
Garden Hose and Nozzle or Wand
Soaker Hose
Hose-End Water Timer
Work Gloves
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection

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2-in x 4-in Lumber (Actual: 1.4687-in x 3.4687-in)
Deck / Exterior Screws
Wide-Mesh Hardware Cloth
Heavy-Duty Plastic Sheeting
Garden Soil

Building raised garden beds is a fun project for the whole family and a great idea for teaching kids how to grow their own garden.

You do not have to be elaborate to produce fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers. With a raised garden bed, you can customize your garden as you want.

For more information on how to build a raised bed garden you can read my article here


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Kurt Kmetz
Kurt Kmetz
Kurt Kmetz is founder and editor of Florida Landscaping Today and a Florida Lawn and Ornamental Specialist with over fifteen years experience in Florida landscaping.


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