Creating a Raised Garden

We created our garden beds a few months ago and I have gotten SO many questions on how we built them, how we filled it, etc... I knew I wanted to make one more so I figured I would share a step by step guide on how I created our raised garden! They are so easy to make and a garden is such a great thing to create! Our kids love taking care of it and watching their food grow!

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Things you will need: (per garden bed)

3 pieces of wood- 4 X 8 X 12

Saw

Nail Gun

Soil

Mulch

Shovel

Rake

Building your bed:

Step One: The first thing you need to do is work your ground. Plan out where your garden is going to go and start digging it up a bit. When you are filling it you want to be able to mix some natural dirt in with your soil and mulch.

Step Two: Take one of your 4X8s and cut it in half.

Step Three: Attach your 4ft boards to the ends of the 8ft boards making a rectangle. Secure together using a nail gun.

Step Four: Put your garden bed where you want it and start to fill!

Filling your bed:

Step One: Dump in three bags of soil, use a shovel and mix together with the natural dirt you worked up earlier.

We use this organic mulch, and this organic soil!