A raised garden bed can help improve the quality and quantity of home-grown fruit and vegetables.
It can be easier to keep weeds at bay, easier to ensure optimal growing conditions, and easier to water your plants. A raised bed can also look terrific, yet be surprisingly easy to make.
We hope you are inspired by what clever and creative Workshop members have built. Please let us know if you need a hand building your own: we have many members happy to share their experience and knowledge.
Here’s our top 10 most popular raised garden beds on Workshop by pageviews:Timber sleepers are commonly used for raised garden beds
This brilliant project not only provides Tim the security of knowing his kids can’t easily run onto the road, but also provides space to grow food and build connections with neighbours. “I think they’re functional, beautiful and build a bridge between our house and the street,” says Tim.
Boxes made using treated pine fence palingsMade as a Christmas present and now residing on either side of a front door, these fantastic boxes are made from treated pine fence palings coasted with linseed oil.
Workshop member John cleverly turned a fence into a wonderful backyard feature by incorporating raised garden beds into the design. He even considered seating to provide an even more welcoming environment for all to enjoy.