Build Your Own Raised Bed Garden
How to Build Your Own Raised Bed Garden
If you’re handy, it’s pretty easy to build your own raised bed garden. People build them out of wood, cinderblocks, stones and almost anything else you can imagine.
Looking for plans to build your own raised bed because you don’t want to reinvent the wheel? These links will get you started.
Most of these pages include very specific raised bed garden plans, along with a list of materials, and clear instructions. I’ve picked out the best of the best!
Popular Mechanics published this article about how to build and install raised garden beds.
Sunset Magazine also has a very thorough article, with photos. They even include an estimate of what the parts will cost.
Home Depot also offers instructions on building your own raised bed garden. I’m guessing they probably recommend buying all your materials at their stores….
Lowes evidently wanted to one-up Home Depot, and created a very nice video that’s on YouTube.
The DIY Network offers a very well designed series of pages that go through all the steps of making a raised bed garden yourself.
This Old House has a very elegant looking design for a DIY raised bed garden, and step by step instructions.
The Pioneer Woman blog has really nice, very clear instructions on a basic garden bed garden.
Texas A&M University has a PDF worksheet that shows you how to build one.
You want video? Garden Girl TV offers one on YouTube.
Here’s another great YouTube video that shows how to build a very tall raised bed garden.
Want to make a raised bed garden with no frame at all? This guy shows you how on YouTube.
Are there any other excellent instructions for building raised bed gardens that I’ve missed?
If so, leave a comment. I’ll check it out and add it if I like it.