Top 20 Wooden Raised Garden Bed Ideas

How to Build a Planter Box

Here we have a simple easy to do DIY planter box that would make a great addition to a deck or even a front porch or walkway.This project can easily done with bare minimum hand tools. To speed up the process we recommend using a mitre saw and drill.

Check out the full guide here at GeorgiaPellegrini.com

 

Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed

This wooden raised garden bed has a very simple design that incorporates tongue and groove boards as a barrier to hold the bed together. Simple, easy design that can be done with little too no experience. If your looking for a easy to build DIY raised garden bed that can easily be build within a few hours, this is the perfect project for you.

Check out the full guide here at TheCozyHomeChronicles.com

 

Garden Bed in a Box

Another great looking wooden raised garden bed that literally takes no skill, tools or time to build. It literally comes in a cardboard box and you can find them at any big boxed store similar to this one. The only downside to this style of garden box is the price. It might be look good, easier to assemble, and also a lot less time consuming, but you pay a premium.

Check out the full guide here at TheFreshXxchange.com

 

Elevated Off-Ground Garden Bed

Here we have a beautiful looking planter that is raised off the ground with legs. Not only is this project great for DIY enthusiast’s, it also requires little to no material or time to build. If you dont plan on growing vegetables you could even go the extra mile to paint or stain it.. Not only is the end result stunning, but its also a great little flower box for the back patio or deck.

Check out the full guide here at CoopAndHome.com

DIY Raised Garden Bed

This is a nice planter for those narrow walkways between your house and fence. Its fairly easy to build and doesn’t require much more then a couple screws, impact drill and a mitre saw. Not only is it easy to build but it’s also a  great way to jazz up that dead spot in the back yard. Just remember to keep in mind the sun when choosing a location.

Check out the full guide here at DesperatelySeekingShelter.com

 

Vertical Pallet Planter

For all you DIY pallet enthusiasts out there, this is the perfect vertical garden made out of pretty much nothing but a pallet, some cloth and a staple gun. Great idea for a vertical space flower garden and looks great with a little bit of stain or paint. You could also use it as a herb or strawberry garden but I highly recommend not using paint or stain if you go this rout.

Check out the full guide here at UpCycleThat.com

 

Raised Garden Beds that Don’t Suck

Althought this is not a wooden raised garden bed, it’s probably one of the most high tech in depth garden beds ToolShelf has ever seen. Not only can it withstand all of mother natures elements but it constructed with drainage, electricity and water for irrigation. If your looking for a well designed well build garden bed that willl last you a life time then search no more. This is definitely not a easy build nor is it for beginner. Many tools are required for this project such as a rotary hammer drill, skill saw with cement blade, mitre saw and many hand tools. Not a easy build but definitely worth the time if you plan on building it.

Check out the full guide here at MattLapaglia.com

 

Wooden Planter On Wheels

This planter box on wheels is a great addition to your house and its fairly simple to build. You can put it almost anywhere in or around your house. Its a unique way to add a focal point on the front porch, back porch, deck or even inside under a sunny window. With a  bit of experience with power tools and a little elbow grease, you can easily make this project over the weekend.

Check out the full guide here at TidyMom.net

 

Scaffold Plank Garden Bed

Here we have a easy to build wooden raised garden bed made out of scaffold planks. However it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to use scaffold planks yourself, this is just a great example of how easy it is to use recycled wood to build a raised garden bed on a budget.

Check out the full guide here at WalthamGrower.com

 

3 Stage Raised Herb Garden

This is a very modern and innovative take on the standard wooden raised garden bed. Not only is this a stunning addition you your backyard but they also made it with multiple stages. The instructions are not very clear on how exactly it was built, but its a great benchmark to start your own project that looks similar to this one. The wood used in this project is pressure treated, I highly recommend not going that rout if you plan growing vegetables.

Check out the full guide here at TwoPeasAndTheirPod.com

 

Triangle Pallet Planters

Another unique and innovative way to recycle pallets to make a awesome geometric planter design for the front porch or backyard. Probably one of the most innovative wooden raised garden bed out there. This project requires a little bit more skill when it comes to woodworking and power tools. Not a project for beginners but with a little bit of patients and proper tools this triangle pallet planter is a brilliant design that is definitely worth the time.

Check out the full guide here at LoveCreateCelebrate.com

 

Budget Dresser Drawer Garden Bed

On a budget? Have an old dresser laying around and want to build a wooden raised garden bed? Well look no more this raised garden bed was built completely out of re used drawers from an old dresser. I know it doesn’t look the greatest but it definitely gets the job done on a budget.

Check out the full guide here at KoriAtHome.com

 

Reclaimed Wood Planter Boxes

Another simple yet brilliant planter box design built with recycled wood. This project is perfect for beginners, has a nice rustic looks to it, and only requires a mitre saw, drill and recycled wood. This project truly explains the saying “ones man trash is another mans treasure”.

Check out the full guide here at GardenUpGreen.com

 

Easy Raised Garden Beds

Simple yet budget friendly raised garden bed that simply works. Beginner friendly and cost effective, you can build this bed for about 20 quid. Not only is this wooden raised garden bed easy to build but only requires a mitre saw, measuring tape and drill to build.

Check out the full guide here at DIYDiva.net

Mini Raised Garden Bed

This is another great example of a easy to build wooden raised garden bed with legs. Perfect for someone with a smaller backyard but would still like to grow vegetables. This would also make a great herb garden for all you cooking enthusiasts out there. It’s also a nice ergonomic design that requires less bending or crouching.

Check out the full guide here at Instructables.com

 

Covered Greenhouse Garden Bed

Not only is this a awesome wooden raised garden bed but it also doubles down as a green house. Sometimes it hard to get seedlings to sprout and not having space inside the house for a nursery can be a bit of a problem. This design is perfect way to start off seedlings and will keep the environment warm and humid. This design is truly brilliant, its a raised garden bed, a green house and a great way to protect your vegetables from animals.

Check out the full guide here at ApartmentTherapy.com

 

DIY Raised Garden enclosure

Do you have problems with animals eating your vegetables? If so, this is probably the best wooden raised garden bed for you. It’s fairly easy to build and designed as barrier to protect your vegetables from being trampled or eaten by pets or animals. Not the cheapest raised garden bed, nor the easiest to build, but with a little bit of effort and the right tools this project can be done within a day or so.

Check out the full guide here at CloverAndThyme.com

 

Fenced Raised Garden Bed

Here we have another simple yet effective wooden raised garden bed that also helps prevent animals from eating you drop. Not only is this a nice looking efficient build, but its also designed with detachable fence’s for easy access when maintaining your garden. The instructions are fairly easy to follow and the material cost is quite low compared to the last garden bed enclosure.

Check out the full guide here at VegetableGardener.com

 

Raised Garden Bed With Benches

This is a Brilliant wooden raised garden bed designed with benches. This is a great ergonomic way to reduce stress on your back while gardening. Depending on your woodworking skills, this project is easy to intermediate.

Check out the full guide here at BonniePlants.com

Multi-Leveled Garden Planter Box

This multi-level planter box is not only a great space saver but it also makes the perfect herb or strawberry garden for the backyard. Its simple to build doesnt require many tools and can be build within a few hours.

Check out the full guide here at GrowingTheHomeGarden.com

 

Well there you have it, Toolshelf’s top 20 wooden raised garden bed ideas. Garden beds can come in many shapes, sizes, and styles. Depending on your budget and how you want your wooden raised garden bed to look like, as you can see there are many options to choose from.  hopefully after reading this post you have a better idea as to how you want to design your wooden garden bed. If you built a garden bed from this list and would like to share it with us, please leave a comment in the section below.

 

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