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Raised vegetable garden bed

bruceprince
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bruceprince
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Nothing beats fresh, home-grown vegetables. This project shows you how easy it is to build your own raised garden beds so you can start growing your own produce.

 

 

Vege Garden

 

The project

 

Using H4 treated pine sleepers from Bunnings, Workshop member Bruce built these terrific 2.4m by 4.8m garden beds that are still "going strong".

 

When asked about using treated pine for this build, Bruce reckons "it's not worth worrying about as far as using them to frame a vegie garden".

 

"The two beds are more than sufficient to provide my family with plenty of fresh vegetables."

 

How to build and fill a raised garden bed

 

Looking to grow your own vegies like Bruce? We've got step-by-step guides to building your own raised garden beds for all skill levels. Experienced member Adam Woodhams shared How to build a simple raised garden bed and, for those further along on their D.I.Y. journey, he shows you how to create your own planter-style raised garden bed with built-in seating.

 

Once you've built your new garden bed, horticulturist and Workshop member Noelle offers expert advice about How to fill a raised garden bed to enjoy a bountiful harvest.

 

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Other raised garden bed projects

 

Bunnings Workshop member LisasGarden shared these raised garden beds built by her husband using Sienna Pine sleepers from Bunnings. The timber is food safe and built tall enough to keep rabbits and their Golden Retriever Audrey out of her harvest without the need for fencing.

 

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Bunnings Workshop member Chaks_DIY is enjoying fresh pesto and chimichurri from home-grown basil and parsley he planted in his D.I.Y. garden bed.

 

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