Easy-Build Raised Bed - Australian Handyman Magazine

Define a backyard space and add visual depth by constructing a raised planter bed in front of a back fence or boundary wall. Easy to maintain, raised beds are useful in gardens with poor soil or drainage. This planter was built using three courses of Versawall split-faced concrete blocks and topped with matching capstones, from Adbri Masonry.…

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Sep 29, 2015 · Chuckers, I haven’t heard people saying that raised beds are better than regular garden beds. I think for most gardeners, the default is to create a regular garden bed. Raised beds certainly have their place, too. If your soil is contaminated, or you think your soil might be contaminated, one recommendation is to use a raised bed.…

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Apr 29, 2019 · In fact, you can even put raised beds over unused concrete areas and on rooftops, making small or urban sunny spaces potential spots for a garden. Raised beds also help reduce weed issues, make gardening more accessible for those that have trouble bending over and taking care of their plants, and the beds provide and overall pleasing look that ...…