In a series of his articles on organic farming, Our site of advice has already told you how to make “smart” beds correctly. Now we will give examples of how such tall beds, created by hand, often from the simplest materials available on the farm, can look like.
Braids are always cute and charming. A vine, tree branches can be used, of course, not only for building fences – the portal has already given such examples. Raised wicker beds will also look great, will last more than one season, and if necessary, they can be easily repaired..
Galvanized metal beds will be very durable and attractive. You can use old troughs, water containers, cut barrels or just metal sheets, which are sheathed with wooden railings for beauty and safety..
The most popular option for raised beds is wooden boxes. Made from old boards, pallets are often used. And if you refine and paint such beds to match the color of the fence, for example, it will generally be great! What is not landscape design. Beautiful and durable beds are also obtained from WPC.
Sometimes the owners decide to make really tall beds by placing wooden soil boxes on stand legs. This makes it really easier to care for the plants, you don’t have to bend over. And it’s easy to transfer to another place. Although the material consumption is higher.
Cinder blocks are also an excellent material for arranging beds. Moreover, you can plant seedlings directly into the voids of the block, you get convenient cells just for one plant.
The beds can be made of almost anything – old slate, a worn-out chest of drawers, a car tire … The most durable ones are made from brick and stone, but you have to tinker with them a little longer.