A raised garden bed can help improve the quality and quantity of home-grown fruit and vegetables.
It can be easier to keep weeds at bay, ensure optimal growing conditions, and water your plants. A raised bed can also look terrific, yet be surprisingly simple to make.
We hope you are inspired by what clever and creative Bunnings Workshop community members have built. Please let us know if you need a hand building your own. We have many members happy to share their experience and knowledge.
Here’s our top 10 most popular raised garden beds on Workshop by pageviews:
Raised garden bed using Cypress and corrugated iron
This brilliant project not only provides Tim the security of knowing his kids can’t easily run onto the road, but also provides space to grow food and build connections with neighbours. “I think they’re functional, beautiful and build a bridge between our house and the street,” says Tim.
Workshop member Lester wasn’t sure how to convert pallets into a planter box, but with some helpful advice he soon created a wonderful planter box lined with recycled Laserlite sheets. L-shaped wicking raised garden bed
Hugelkultur beds are built from the ground up with items like logs, sticks and branches to fill the bottom before soil is added. Workshop member rattle built an affordable raised garden bed with leftover housing materials, scrap timber and wood debris to save on soil.
More inspiration for your garden
Check out these inspiring project collections for more ideas for your garden:
The Bunnings Workshop community is here to help answer any specific questions you may have about building and maintaining a raised garden bed. Feel free to start a new discussion in the Garden board on Workshop and let us know what you would like to achieve. We'd be happy to assist.