It’s well known that raised beds are one of the most efficient and effective ways to garden. They ensure a bountiful harvest by encouraging aeration and drainage, extending the growing seasons and minimizing damage by weeds and pests.
Raised bed gardening means growing plants in soil that’s higher than the ground. Raised beds can be as humble or creative as you like. The initial cost in getting your raised bed set up will depend on how elaborate you make it, but once in place, raised beds are no more expensive to maintain than traditional gardens, and they offer a lot of benefits.
We’re sharing 30 of the most creative DIY garden bed and planter ideas, sure to give your neighbor’s garden envy.