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Tiered Raised Garden Beds

Tiered Raised Garden Beds

Tiered raised garden beds is a unique way of compensating for lack of space and it’s also a great way of improving the look and aesthetics of our backyards or backgardens. There really are no great advantages to this system of gardening, except that, its somewhat efficient and these can be located close or outside our back doors for easy access and saves us going down through the garden occasionally. They could be located on a patio or decking area,…

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Ideas for Raised Bed Gardens

Ideas for Raised Bed Gardens

On this  particular subject we will look at some of the various plans, outlays, shapes and designs of raised beds, that may entice us to take action and construct our own raised garden beds. If we are deciding to build and construct our own bed frames, we need to slightly think outside of the box so to speak, get the creative juices flowing here, ourselves can be the greatest designers to build and bring this concept to whatever conclusions we…

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DIY Raised Bed Gardens

DIY Raised Bed Gardens

The desire to do our own diy around the house at home is something that all homeowners, both male and female aspire to on a regular basis. So the thought of building our own raised garden beds often enters the equation with most gardeners and this concept is very easily achieved, with a small bit of planning, some materials, a few diy tools like a saw and a hammer, we are good to go. Afterall, a raised bed is a…

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Raised Bed Kits for Gardens

Raised Bed Kits for Gardens

With the recent resurgence of people wishing to become more self-sustainable and peoples appetite to begin growing their own produce, the question they are asking is how do we go about this task and where do we start. Well, the answer is simple, start out back at home, begin small, baby steps first and get a feel for the garden and the great satisfaction thats to be got from growing our first crop of vegetables for the dinner table. There…

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Elevated Garden Beds

Elevated Garden Beds

When we mention raised garden beds, we automatically think of the outdoors and  having  a timber framed raised bed outdoors in our backyard or backgarden. But now thanks to the great forward thinking of our garden suppliers and craftspeople, its possible to have a raised garden bed that we can have indoors, on our patio or have it located close by our house for convenience purposes.  These beds are portable, lightweight , and are easily assembled  for this purpose. All…

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Raised Bed Instructions – How To

Raised Bed Instructions – How To

This is a short post on how to construct our own raised bed frame. Here we will find a set of simple instructions and ideas. No great experience is required, as this project can be easily completed in approx 2-3 hrs. If we have an idea in your head on what a raised bed looks like or we would like it to look like, then we are well on our way.  Basically a raised bed is a rectangle frame or…

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Raised Bed Cold Frames

Raised Bed Cold Frames

A raised bed cold frame is a system that is used to promote or kickstart early growth in our plants and flowers before we decide to plant them out-doors. This idea has been used frequently by gardening enthusiasts over the years and it serves as a transitional link between indoors and the outdoors. Without getting too technical about this, it basically consists of a raised bed which has a hinged-cover of either glass or plastic frame that can be opened…

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Raised Beds on Concrete

Raised Beds on Concrete

If we are thinking of building  raised beds on concrete, this is a fabulous idea and can very easily become a reality.  It is a concept that has many advantages, it’s not overly expensive and  when complete, looks very appealing and attractive. We have two options to look at here; firstly, we can construct these raised beds on concrete surfaces, which will make for a solid foundation and secondly we can easily construct a raised bed from concrete or builders…

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Designs for Raised Beds

Designs for Raised Beds

On this subject we will look at the various plans, shapes and designs for raised beds. I might add here before we go any further and that is, to keep our designs simple and practical,  as this makes life a lot easier for us when it comes to assembling these raised garden beds. Lets take a step back here for a moment, try to visualise what a raised garden bed frame looks like, (time to get the creative juices flowing)…

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