10 DIY Raised Garden Bed Ideas!
Gardening is a fantastic way to relieve stress, feed your family, and soak up all the natural vitamin D our bodies crave. A great place to start with backyard gardening is with raised beds. Raised bed gardens are usually built out of wood, stone, or metal but the possibilities are endless based on what you have on hand or your particular setting. You can find two other posts dedicated to raised bed gardening here: 13 Raised Garden Bed Projects and 13 Unique DIY Raised Garden Beds. Read through these posts and gather some amazing inspiration for your backyard garden. Click the blue/gray links to go to the original source with tutorials, pictures, and more advice. Pin the collage to come back to your project when you are ready to get started! Happy gardening! 🙂
1. DIY Raised Garden Beds by Tidbits
Cami’s raised garden beds are both functional and stylish! She built a bed for each member of her family. Isn’t that adorable? Each family member gets to decide what to plant, and the kids learn about maintaining a garden all summer. What a fantastic way to get kids involved in gardening!
2. DIY Large Planter Box Tutorial by Taryn Whiteaker
Taryn’s raised garden box has a smooth edge and modern design that works perfectly with her home’s exterior.
3. DIY Raised Bed Herb Garden by Maison de Cinq
Sheila’s herb garden is perfection, and she shares her cute design plans with you in her blog post! Click the title link for the full tutorial in her post.
4. How to Build a Simple Raised Bed by The Handmade Home
This is a great tutorial for beginner builders! It is easy to follow and has many helpful tips. You can modify the tutorial to meet your needs. Be mindful of how wide you build a garden box because you will have to be able to reach across it without stepping into the box itself.
5. Elevated Raised Garden Bed by Addicted2Decorating
Kristi’s elevated garden bed is perfect for small spaces or small gardens! She has a practical tutorial using common-sized boards readily available.
6. Raised Garden Beds by Beth Bryan
Beth’s backyard makeover was so cute! She added tall raised beds to help with not having to bend over so often.
7. Build a Raised Bed by BHG
Learn to build a gorgeous raised bed for your backyard! BHG has lots of inspiration. This backyard is absolutely gorgeous!
8. Metal Build DIY Garden Beds by Christina Maria
Christina’s garden is on a larger scale than most backyard gardens, but their family of 5 eats a mostly plant based diet. It’s perfect for their needs! If you love the look of metal build gardens, you can gather lots of inspiration from this post. She has great tips for you. She has another great post on how to inexpensively fill a large garden bed here.
9. DIY Garden Bed Cover by Hydrangea Treehouse
This cover is perfect for anyone needing to cover their garden from pets or wild animals. Kelin offers a full tutorial on her site.
10. DIY Rolling Raised Garden Bed by BHG
If you’re looking to move the garden around your yard, a rolling garden bed would be a great idea!
You might like these ideas as well! Happy gardening!