Raised Garden Bed
Growing in raised beds has become very popular because of a few advantages,
People have limited space in urban areas,
it is high enough to grow, get rid of weeds, and harvest without going down on your knees, and it also allows you to choose the quality of soil you grow in and your location.
Different Types of a Raised garden bed
A raised garden bed can be made of different materials, It can be made of wood, metal, fabric, or plastic, whichever one you get or make depends on you.
People make raised garden beds from wood or metal, you can also buy all the different varieties of raised garden bed from your local garden centers, hardware shops, and online.
Tips for Growing in a Raised Bed
The top tip and advantage of a raised bed is Location, With a raised bed you can choose where to put your raised bed.
Make sure you put your raised bed in a south-facing location so that your plants get enough sunlight.
Used best quality compost to Make raised bed mix
Use the best quality compost or raised bed soil to fill the raised bed. since you are planting above ground
unlike planting in a regular garden bed which allows the plant roots to extend to other areas to get more nutrients, with raised garden beds, the plants will not be able to do that. it needs to have all the required nutrients in that bed in order to grow. Make sure your raise bed soil has some at least 40 percent good quality compost,
here is what you need to make a raised bed soil mix
40%+ of good quality compost
10% + of worm castings
add a combination of any of these if you have it to finish the remaining portion.
mushroom compost if you have it
aged ground bark
composted cow or animal or poultry manure (not cow manure)
a small amount of peat moss or coco peat or any other water-retaining material mix with compost.
Keep the Soil Moist
Since most of the soil is above ground, the soil will dry out much quicker than a regular garden bed, the smaller the raised bed the quicker it will dry out, so water it regularly. In very hot days water it twice. this will help keep the roots moist and the plants will not be stressed.
Mulch your raised garden bed
Mulching your raised garden bed has several benefits
first, it will help maintain the soil moisture and prevent the soil from drying out quickly.
secondly, mulching will help prevent weeds from going on your raise bed so you don’t have to waste your valuable time removing tons of weeds.
thirdly if you use wood chips, grass clippings, or shredded leaves as mulch, they will decompose and improve the soil quality in the raised bed.
Don’t use wood treated chemical
If you are making your raised bed with wood, do not use any wood treated with chemicals to make your raised garden bed, if you use wood treated with chemicals, the chemicals might get into your soil and then your plants.
Give yourself enough space
Give yourself enough space to walk around the raised bed especially if you have multiple raised beds close to each other. you also want to make sure that the raised bed is too wide. If the raised bed is too wide, you will not be able to easily get to the middle part of the raised bed.
Top-Dress Annually with Compost
At the beginning of every season, top-Dress your raised garden beds annually with Compost. usually, your nutrient level in the soil will be depleted and the soil level drops. so it is best to add some compost to the raised bed to replenish it.
YAHEETECH 3 Tier Raised Garden Bed Wooden Elevated Garden Bed Kit for Vegetables Outdoor Indoor Solid Wood 49 x 49 x 21.9in
- 【Selected Materials】: This garden bed is made of solid wood without painting. The boards are well sanded to prevent any undesired injury caused by wood splinters. 1.5 cm/ 0.6’’ thick solid wood boards are joined and fixed by screws, making it a durable piece for your long-term use.
- 【3 Tiers Design】: This elevated planter provides 3 growing areas for different plants or planting methods. Each tier is connected with wood plugs, which allows this 3-tier garden bed to be easily transformed into 3 single separate growing beds in different sizes if needed.
- 【Large Capacity Makes Healthy Growing】: The divider boasts ample space for soil and plants. With adequate amounts of soil, plants will have spacious space to develop their roots and grow lush.
- 【Useful& Practical】: With this helpful planter, you can cultivate plants like vegetables, flowers, herbs in your patio, yard, garden and greenhouse, and make them more convenient to manage.
- 【Easy-To-Assembly】: This vegetable garden is built in a simple yet stable structure that is very easy and quick to set up. Necessary hardware and instruction are included.
YAHEETECH Raised Garden Bed Kit - Wooden Elevated Planter Garden Box for Vegetable/Flower/Herb Outdoor Solid Wood 96.7 x 24.6 x 10.6inches
$54.99 in stock
- 【Selected Materials】: This garden bed is made of solid wood without painting. The boards are well sanded to prevent any undesired injury caused by wood splinters. 1.5cm/0.6’’ thick solid wood boards are joined and fixed by screws, making it a durable piece for your long-term use.
- 【Useful & Practical】: With this plants box, you can cultivate plants like vegetable, flower, or herbs in your patio, yard, garden, and greenhouse, making it more convenient to manage. Our large raised garden bed provides ample growing space for your plants.
- 【Simple Assembly】: This divisible garden bed is built in a simple yet stable structure by heavy-duty screws and tight connection piece by piece. It is very easy and quick to put them together. The accessories and instruction are included.
- 【Upgraded Slotting for Flexible DIY】: The corner posts have been upgraded that the number of slotting on the posts is increased from 2 on the opposite 2 faces into 4 on 4 faces. Such a change enables users to combine two or more such planting beds more flexibly and fixedly.
- 【Single-Piece Side Plate】: Comparing to other planting beds that have several small pieces of wooden plates at the side, our planting raised bed has a piece of complete side plate at each side of the garden bed. It is fixed firmly without leakage of soil. The whole structure is very stable, and the installation is very easy.
Greenland Gardener Raised Bed Garden Kit - 42" x 84" x 8"
- Raised garden bed kit
- Makes garening easy
- Made from recycled materials
Best Choice Products Raised Garden Bed 48x24x30in Elevated Wood Planter Box Stand for Backyard, Patio - Natural
$89.99 in stock
- LARGE PLANTING SPACE: Designed with a long bed space (5CuFt) deep enough to provide your plants and vegetables with ample room to breathe and grow healthy
- PROPER DRAINAGE: Allows excess water to drain out, keeping soil fresh and protecting plants from waterlogging or mineral buildup
- ALL-WOOD CONSTRUCTION: Naturally durable Chinese fir wood provides a water- and weather-resistant structure while optional foot caps discourage absorption and breakdown
- ERGONOMIC HEIGHT: The 30-inch tall design reduces excessive bending and kneeling to help preserve your back and knees as you tend to your balcony, deck, or patio garden
- RAISED GARDEN BED LINER: Separates wood from the soil, keeping the wooden garden planter in excellent condition and discouraging weeds and animals from interfering with plant growth
zizin Galvanized Raised Garden Beds Metal Elevated Planter Box Steel Large Vegetable Flower Bed Kit (6 ×3 ×1 ft)
- Galvanized Raised Garden Bed: Anti-rust, durable,sturdy and long-lasting frame.
- Open-Bottom Steel Frame: Better protect plant roots, provide good drainage, keep the soil and nutrients
- Size: 70.87"x35.4"x11.8" (LxWxH), vegetables large planter box is longer, provide more space for more plants to grow.
- Easy Assembly: raised garden beds for vegetables are easy to put together, only a few minutes. Hardware and assembly manual are included, the assembly steps are clearly shown.
- Environment-Friendly: Eco-friendly coating do not contaminate soil, provide a healthy environment for plants and humans.
New 84" x 42" Raised Garden Bed Planter Kit Gardening Vegetable Gardener Frame
Gardzen 2 Pack Divided Raised Vegetable Bed, Square Foot Gardening 2Feet x 2Feet - Having Your Own Garden
- Material and Size - Made of superior breathable non-woven fabric to promote faster plant growth through better aeration, it provides water drainage to stop overwatering. Dimension: 2 ft. x 2 ft.x 11.8 in. square shape. The material is BPA-free and AZO-free. Pack of 2.
- Super Productive - Intensive planting means huge yields from small spaces, so it is ideal for gardeners with limited space. The square is divided into four one foot squares. No need to build grid by yourself. In each square can be planted a different species of vegetables.
- Neat and Organized - If you’re growing in your back garden you don’t want to ruin your view with an untidy plot. Gardzen divided vegetable beds create a neat, easy to manage growing area.
- Minimal Maintenance - Gardzen Square foot gardening is a fast way to start a new garden, it is great for first-timers. it takes a lot less time and effort. Since the garden is small and you have only a few specific tasks to do on any given day, you only need to invest a few minutes planting, maintaining, and harvesting at any one a time.
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The Lakeside Collection Raised Garden Bed Set for Vegetable and Flower Gardening
- Perfect for vegetable or flower gardening, this convenient kit is the perfect gift for moms and dads trying to enhance the look of their yard or other outdoor space
- Easily assembles into one large garden box or two smaller raised beds. 8 stakes ensure this garden kit is securely planted into the ground and stays in place.
- Not only can you choose to use it in a one- or two-box configuration, but there are other shapes and designs you can go with to enhance the utility of this planter with raised walls.
- Keep this collapsible raised planter box for your own home or give it as a gift to family and friends who appreciate gardening with extra storage and organization implemented.
- Polypropylene. Set includes 8 side panels: 21-1/4"W x 3/4"D x 5-1/2"H, each. - 8 Stakes: 5/8" dia. x 9-3/4"L, each. - 45-3/8" sq. x 5-5/8"H, overall as square.
Metal Raised Garden Bed Kit - Elevated Planter Box For Growing Herbs, Vegetables, Flowers, and Succulents (1)
- Kit Includes (1) 3x4 Raised Garden Bed, Landscape Fabric, and Garden Stakes
Smart Pots 12100 Big Bag Bed Fabric Raised Bed
- Easy to set up: just unfold, fill and grow
- 13.5 feet of growing space is enough to plant a Small vegetable, flower or herb garden
- Warms quickly in the spring, releases excess heat in the summer, and provides excellent drainage for healthy plants
- Provides aeration, air pruning roots for vigorous root systems
- 50 inches wide x 12 inches tall, providing 13.5 Square feet of growing area
Stratco LG-18424 Raised Garden Bed, Metal, Slate Gray
- Heavy duty metal construction
- Light enough to move and relocate
- Easy to keep clean and looking like new
- Doesn't twist, rot, or suffer termite damage
- Holds 11 cubic feet of soil
Best Choice Products 8x2ft OutdoorWooden Raised Garden Bed Planter for Grass, Lawn, Yard - Natural
$79.99 in stock
- BUILT TO LAST: Made of natural Chinese Fir wood to provide a gardening solution constructed to last through every season without discoloring or breaking down over the years
- EASY ASSEMBLY: Pre-sanded panels built with dovetail joints slide together and lock in place with screw-fastened posts for a quick, sturdy assembly
- MAXIMIZE SPACE: 8-foot garden bed provides ample space for plants to grow with an included liner to separate the wood from the soil and keep it in excellent condition
- GARDEN ORGANIZER: Separate and sort various types of plants, vegetables, fruits, and flowers with the included middle divider
- OUTDOOR ACCENT: Perfect decoration accessory that will complement any front or backyard, grass area, or budding garden; OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 96"(L) x 24"(W) x 10"(H)
Apipi Raised Garden Planter Fabric Bed, 4 Divided Grids Durable Square Planting Grow Pot for Carrot Onion Herb Flower Vegetable Plants
FOYUEE Galvanized Raised Garden Beds for Vegetables Metal Planter Boxes Outdoor Large Patio Bed Kit Planting Herb, 6x3x1ft
- ✔ SIZE: 6FT(L) x 3FT(W) x 1FT(H), provide ample growing space to raise vegetables, herbs, flowers and plants
- ✔ OPEN BOTTOM: Sits on the ground garden bed, provide good drainage, keep weeds away from soil, defense against pests, and protect your plants
- ✔ DURABLE: Made of stable thickened galvanized metal, reinforced corners and frame it all construction with anti-rusty coating for long-time use
- ✔ SAFETY: Bottomless design, plants didn't touch the metal and eco-friendly coating do not contaminate soil, safe for plants and humans
- ✔ EASY SETUP: Only need about 5min and easy to put it together, go ahead to raise the plants
Galvanized Steel Raised Garden Bed Kit Extra Height Elevated Planter Box Steel Large Vegetable Flower Bed Kit (3FT x 6FT x 1.3FT)
- Dimension: 3.3 FT x 6.6 FT x 1.3 FT/ 40''x 80''x 16 '' with Open Button.
- Durable: Made of stable thickened galvanized metal, strengthen crossbar with anti-rusty coating for long-time use.
- Extra Height：1.3FT extra height will encourage plant roots to grow stronger and healthier.
- Large Size: 6.6x3.3x1.3 Ft will give you plenty of room and opportunity to produce fresh and home grown vegetables all year round. Feed the family from your own backyard!
- Easy Assembly: Easy to put together with easy to follow instructions. All accessories and installation manual included.