Workshop
Start a discussion

The Bunnings Workshop community can help with your home improvement projects.

Raised garden bed using Pine sleepers

Neo19
Experienced Contributor
Neo19
Neo19
Experienced Contributor

This easy raised garden bed was built using Pine sleepers and the Whites Retain-iT range.

 

 

raised garden bed.png

 

The project

 

I built this raised garden bed using treated Pine sleepers and the Whites Retain-iT range for the posts. I used galvanised angle brackets to attach the side sleepers to the existing retaining wall.

 

I filled with garden soil and pea straw mulch and planted herbs.

 

IMG_20211008_183821.jpg

 

I dug up the existing grass for this project. In hindsight, it wasn’t really warranted as I ended up planting only teeny-weeny herbs, so there is no way their roots will make it all the way down to 60cm and beyond. 

 

How to build a raised garden bed

 

Grow your own herbs in raised garden beds 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

 

StevieB_0-1635222032072.jpeg

 

More garden bed projects

 

A raised garden bed can help improve the quality and quantity of home-grown fruit and vegetables. Find great ideas for your D.I.Y. raised garden bed in our 7 ways to build a raised garden bed and Top 10 most popular raised garden beds.

Why join the Bunnings Workshop community?

Workshop is a friendly place to learn, get ideas and find inspiration for your home improvement projects