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Planter boxes over existing garden bed

Valued Contributor
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Grow a thriving garden without bending or kneeling while also dividing an outdoor space using these planter boxes.





The project


Workshop member LePallet built these 2.5m x 2m planter boxes and fitted them over an existing garden bed. He then lined the planter boxes with builders plastic to get them ready for planting.


How to build a raised garden bed


Grow your own garden using planters by following this step-by-step guide to building a raised garden bed by Horticulturist and Workshop member Adam Woodhams.


For beginners, Adam has also shared a step-by-step guide to building a simple raised bed, while MitchellMc shared how to build a raised garden bed using pallets


More planter projects


Workshop member DiamondDave is teaching his son “the use of recycling and getting the satisfaction of building something from scratch” through a series of recycled pallet projects, including this terrific planter box.


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Workshop member JoeAzza's renovated rear deck includes an in-built planter box to allow excess rainwater under the deck to be soaked up by soil in the planter.




Find a D.I.Y. planter project to suit your style and space in our Top 10 most popular raised garden beds.

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