Raised Bed Planning
Have you been wondering what the best way to plan your raised bed garden is? Are you having difficulty deciding which type of raised bed would work best in your area? Look no further! We’ve categorized our raised garden beds to help you with your raised bed planning.
With the right raised bed planning, there’s no limit to how creative you can get – it’s truly an exciting adventure that will leave your garden looking extraordinary – like a million bucks!
Below is each type of raised bed and we’ll explain which ones will work best in certain climates and soil types. With this information at hand, you’ll be able to confidently choose the perfect raised bed for your needs!
Small backyards can be tricky to plan for, but raised beds can be a great way to maximize space.
Raised beds that are between two and four feet wide are best for small yards, as they don’t take up too much space but still provide plenty of growing area.
When choosing the size of the bed, it’s important to consider how much space is available and how much you’re willing to devote to gardening purposes. It’s helpful to think about what type of plants you want to grow in your garden – this will determine how deep the bed should be. For instance, vegetables need more depth than flowers do.
When selecting materials, it’s important to choose something that is both durable and aesthetically pleasing. Metal raised beds can be used as they aren’t susceptible to termites in wooden materials.
Raised beds are a great addition for any small backyard, regardless of what materials you choose and how much space you have available.
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For those with large backyards, there is plenty of space to make the most of a raised bed. Raised beds allow for a greater depth of soil and therefore can accommodate larger plants like tomatoes and root vegetables.
Our higher beds are great for those who do not want to bend down, to protect their backs. They also provide better drainage than traditional gardens, which allows the roots to develop in healthier soil. Along with this, raised beds are easier to manage and tend to since they are elevated off the ground.
Birdies raised beds come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and heights. For large backyards, a rectangular raised bed is ideal as it gives you more surface area for planting while still being easy to manage. If you have limited space, an L-shaped or U-shaped design may be preferable as these require less overall space while still providing ample room for your plants.
Raised beds also provide an opportunity to experiment with various plants and herbs that may not survive in soil that has been compacted over time.
With a raised bed, you can use compost or other organic material to create nutrient-rich soil and grow plants that otherwise wouldn’t thrive in your backyard.
Whether you’re looking for vegetables or flowers, raised beds offer the perfect solution for creating an idyllic garden setting in any large backyard.
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Balconies, Patios and Paved Areas
If you’re looking to install a raised bed in a balcony, patio or paved area, there are several options available. These areas can be quite challenging to work with but can still accommodate raised beds if the right type is chosen.
A crucial factor is the size and shape of the area, as this will determine which type of raised bed best suits it.
For small balconies and patios, wall-mounted planters or hanging baskets are ideal as they don’t require any floor space but still allow for enough soil to grow plants.
Another option for smaller spaces is an elevated planter that sits on top of the existing surface and takes up minimal room. This is perfect if you want to create a small herb garden or simply add some greenery in a stylish way.
For those looking for a raised bed option in Courtyards, Balconies and Decks, our CBD range with a free draining base is the perfect solution for accommodating plants in challenging spaces.
For larger outdoor areas such as driveways or courtyards, raised beds with legs are an excellent choice and will give you more flexibility when it comes to design and layout. You can choose from various sizes and shapes depending on how much space you have available, while also getting creative with your planting choices.
For even larger areas, multiple CBD beds can be used to create a cohesive and visually appealing design. The easy clip-together assembly of the CBD range allows for quick and easy setup of multiple beds, while the variety of sizes and designs available ensures that you can customize your raised bed garden to fit your specific needs. Plus, with the free draining base and durable Aluzinc steel construction of the CBD range, you can be sure that your plants will thrive for years to come.
Fruit Tree Planter – Herb Beds
Fruit tree planters and herb beds are an ideal way to maximize a small or limited space in your raised bed garden. A single fruit tree can provide a beautiful focal point for the garden, while herbs add both flavor and fragrance.
Planting fruit trees and herbs in raised beds can also make it easier to manage pests and diseases that often plague plants grown in the ground. When planning your raised bed, consider the size of the area you have available and what type of soil is best suited for each plant.
When planning a fruit tree planter, remember to allow plenty of space around the root system so that the trees have adequate room to grow. Be sure to choose a variety of plants that will thrive in your climate and soil type, as well as one that will produce fruit throughout the growing season.
You’ll want to select trees with distinctive characteristics such as ripening times, sizes, shape, etc., so that there is something for everyone in the garden.
Herb beds are also great for adding interest and variety to your raised bed garden. Herbs can be planted near other vegetables or flowers to create fragrant pathways or borders around them.
When choosing herbs for your herb bed, look for those that don’t need too much sun or those with edible leaves or flowers like oregano or sage.
You’ll also want to ensure you provide enough space between plants so that they don’t overcrowd each other when they start growing. With careful selection and proper planting techniques, you can turn any small space into a productive garden full of delicious fruits and flavorful herbs!
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Schools and day care
When it comes to kids’ gardens and day-care gardens, raised beds are the perfect way to bring a bit of nature into the lives of children.
Raised beds let kids get involved in gardening by providing a safe space for them to learn about where their food comes from and what real food tastes like. This can help foster a love of nature that will last them a lifetime. There are several types of raised beds that are best suited for kids’ gardens and day-care centres.
Birdies beds are a great raised bed that holds up well in harsh conditions, making it perfect for outdoor use.
Our selection of colors makes them an attractive addition to any garden or day-care centre.
Raised bed kits are available to make installing your own raised beds easier than ever before. They include everything you need to construct your own raised bed in no time at all. Plus, they come with instructions on how to set up the bed correctly and safely so that children can enjoy their garden without worry.
No matter which type of raised bed you choose, it needs to hold up against any weather conditions or foot traffic that may occur around the area. That way you can ensure your kids have a safe and fun environment to explore nature’s wonders!
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