How to build a raised garden bed: best materials and plants

It is worth the effort learning how to build a raised garden bed as they…

It is worth the effort learning how to build a raised garden bed as they offer endless possibilities for growing crops and flowers, and they are so easy to include in your backyard.

Whether you want to grow your own fruit and veg, create more planting spaces for flowers, or improve your soil, raised garden beds are the ideal solution, and there are many raised garden bed ideas you could incorporate into your garden plans.

How to build a raised garden bed 

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Timber beds are straightforward to build on a DIY basis using scaffolding boards. To do so, follow this step-by-step:

1. Prepare the soil

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