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.
This video from Lowes shows you how to build a standard raised garden beds out of wood.
Tools & Materials
Compound Miter Saw or Circular Saw and Blades
Drill / Driver and Bits
Staple Gun and Staples
Garden Hose and Nozzle or Wand
Hose-End Water Timer
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
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.