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{Garden DIY} Raised-Bed Garden

We made our own raised-bed garden using inexpensive supplies from the home improvement store. You can too! Just keep reading for the supplies and steps, and yes, we need to paint our fence.
finished raised-bed garden

To make your own, you will need (based on an 8′ x 16′ foot garden):

  • 6 – 8′ 12×2’s
  • Wood screws
  •  8 – L brackets
  •  4 – I brackets
  • Drill

First you want to dig up your grass if you need to and till it. Here is a very unflattering picture of me tilling our soil.
raised bed garden step one
For the long sides of the box, use the I-brackets to attach two of the 12×2’s together.
raised garden step two
Do the same for the opposite side. Put the boards in place in your garden and use the L bracket’s to attach them.
raised garden step 3
If you measure accurately, it will all fit nicely! Look at him, acting like he did it all by himself.

Fill will top soil and you are done!

xx ks

PS. The hardest part was digging up or lawn. The second hardest part was shoveling the soil in. Building the actual box, easy as pie.

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