Gardening season is upon us! If you're like us, you have very little space for planting a garden like our parents and grandparents used to manage. But, there are several great options to use in your backyard if you want to plant a small harvest.
Raised Garden Beds and Resources for Easy Gardening
This 6-panel tiered raised garden kit is great for growing your own vegetables. Rigid resin construction in maintenance free- no painting, splinters, or rotting. This kit can also be built into multiple garden shapes.
This tiered cedar raised garden bed frame assembles without any tools! Simply use a hand screw driver to install the decorative tops. Tiered design is perfect for deep rooted vegetables.
The Lifetime Raised Garden Bed Kit contains an Early Start clear vinyl plastic tent enclosure and two 4×4 garden beds that can be used separately or stacked for an extra-deep bed. It is designed with 8 easy-to-assemble interlocking panels of polyethylene plastic with rust-resistant zinc-coated screws.
The Gronomics Cedar Raised Garden Bed is the ideal planter for novice and hobby gardeners alike. Raised garden beds are ideal for small plots of vegetables and/or flowers. With these beds you eliminate tilling, soil amending, and minimize weeding. They are quick and easy to assemble plant and maintain. Easily adapt square foot gardening techniques to these beds. The trellis will save space and maximize your growing area and product.
The L-Shaped Modular Raised Garden Bed offers 80 square feet of garden area. With easy access, your veggies are within arm's reach. This unit fits nicely in a corner or anywhere you want to plant vegetables, fruit or herbs. Raised beds are planters with open bottoms so plant roots can penetrate the ground below. With these beds you eliminate tilling, soil amending, and minimize weeding.
Made of cedar, this rabbit-proof raised garden bed is ideal for growing vegetables. The 20″ high beds are easy on the back and allow plenty of root space. The fencing folds down for easy access to the plants and soil. In the upright position, the fencing keeps out rabbits and most dogs. The 4'8″ trellises are ideal for vining plants such as cucumbers, peas and green beans or plants that need support such as tomatoes. The trellises can be attached either to the rear or the sides of the garden bed.
This unique, versatile Exaco Trading raised bed planter can be assembled in a spiral or hexagonal shape, along with numerous other shapes and heights. You can create high level raised beds so that you do not need to bend down to the ground; great for people with limited back motion or handicapped gardeners. The kit consists of 36 individual “bricks” that can be easily assembled in several different ways without tools.
Are you bending over, weeding, digging over and collecting snails in the evening, but still having to share your harvest with them? For many who have just caught the gardening bug, they end up instead burying all their garden dreams deep into the earth. Commercially available raised beds make a lot of work easier but they cost a fortune.
In Raised Bed Gardening, an alternative to the expensive models is presented and clearly describes how you can successfully grow your own vegetables with the least time, energy and money. Another popular resource is Square Foot Gardening.
This Expandable Trellis System adapts to all Frame-It-All raised gardens or directly into the ground. Ideal for growing tomatoes, cucumbers, pole beans, squash, and flowering vines. Increases air circulation – allowing plants to dry out quicker after watering reducing plat diseases. Provides plants greater access to sunlight, increasing photosynthesis.
At 29″ high, this elevated cedar planter is the perfect height for easy growing, eliminating the need to stoop, bend, kneel and reach. It's a generous 10″ deep so you can grow big plants like tomatoes and root crops like carrots. With 16 square feet of growing space, there's plenty of room for multiple crops, yielding a generous harvest.
I've been so unlucky with a garden in the past, but need to try my hand again using a garden kit. I would love to save even more money by growing our own veggies!