Raised garden beds make gardening easier and more efficient, hence more and more people want to have these kinds of gardens. Raised garden beds also act as a great barrier for garden pests and insects. They are often simple and inexpensive to build and many can even be created from re-purposed or recycled parts.
Here are some great DIY Raised Garden Beds for vegetables and other crops, that you can make for your backyard.
1. Raised Bed Garden in a Pallet Crate
Build a cheap raised bed garden by repurposing used pallet crates. (DIY instructions: Always Something Home)
2. Garage Doors Into Raised Garden Bed
Build raised beds for your garden using garage door panels and fence posts. (DIY instructions: Life at The Cottage)
3. Sleek Wooden Garden Bed
This kind of raised garden bed is ideal for those gardens that don’t have proper space. (DIY instructions: Loonyville)
4. Woven Willow Garden Bed
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Here’s simple project where branches are woven around stakes to create a pretty and durable border for a raised garden bed. (DIY instructions: eHow)
5. Natural Wood Raised Garden
Make a natural looking raised garden by using free, natural materials such as small branches, a few thicker logs and some straight timber sections. The result is stunning! (DIY instructions: Instructables)