Raised garden beds are the perfect choice for the backyard

Even if you don't have much time for gardening, you can still create a productive vegetable garden no matter how big your backyard is. Times have changed and many people have started living in small homes with limited space for gardening. The solution for these gardeners is to utilize raised garden beds, a shortcut to a bountiful harvest, even in the first year. These days, you don't need a large backyard or a lot of time and effort to create a successful garden.

Raised garden beds, also known as above-ground gardens or planting beds, are enclosed containers that sit above the ground and allow you more control over soil specifications for a comfortable gardening experience almost anywhere. Reduces flex and tension, bringing clean, modern style to your backyard. Whether you're looking for a new way to display your blooms, or planning a serious vegetable garden, here are some raised garden bed options to inspire you as you begin your gardening adventure.

A number of reputable suppliers offer a variety of loft bed options, from aluminum corner kits to entire loft bed kits made from cedar, composite wood, recycled plastic, or galvanized steel. Many people are now considering extra beds or extra beds. Check out the VegoGarden raised bed here for easy, bend-free gardening.

Typically, loft beds come in a variety of heights, starting at 6 inches tall. In general, the deeper the soil depth available to plants, the healthier their roots will be. Available in 17" and 32" heights, the VegoGarden offers plenty of room for all your growing endeavors, whether you're growing a variety of fruits and vegetables or growing beautiful flowers. Raised garden beds also contain more soil, which helps the bed retain moisture, which means less frequent watering.

There are no criteria when choosing garden beds, as they depend on available space, personal preference, budget, and overall gardening goals. We recommend metal raised garden beds, which are very popular with gardening enthusiasts due to their strong, non-rusting material and modern industrial design.

forever raised bed

The ForeverRaisedBeds from Gardener's Supply Company are durable loft beds that can be installed in under an hour and last for years. Made from a mix of reclaimed wood and plastic, they retain the attractive beauty of silver aged cedar without cracking or rotting. They are 10.5 inches deep and provide root space for salad greens, peppers, tomatoes and even potatoes.

After a hot summer drought, the benefits of self-watering raised garden beds become apparent, especially if you live in a hot climate. Innovative gardeners will love the concept of self-watering plant pots for indoor or outdoor use. Self-watering garden beds deliver water to the roots of your plants by capillary action, using tubes that connect to a reservoir, allowing you to easily refill your water supply. The pre-made container has an indicator to alert you when the water supply is running low.

Self-watering planters are best for apartment dwellers who only have balconies or patios. They are available both prefab and as kits. To use, just fill the tank with water and it will distribute the necessary moisture to your plants. Pictured below is a crescent garden nest, which makes a great addition to a balcony.

double garden bed

This side-by-side option is a great option for those with larger yardages. The simple design of this garden bed brings farmhouse style to your garden. Made of fir wood for durability, it includes a middle divider to help keep your garden organized and allow you to experiment with different varieties of plants on both sides. You can grow flowers in one area and vegetables in another. Panels are pre-sanded and designed with dovetail joints to easily slide together for faster assembly. Image courtesy of HomeDepot, you can find this bed on their website.

raised garden beds

Raised garden beds are deep rectangular planters supported on four legs. They are designed to keep critters and pets from trampling your garden. Thanks to their adjustable height, they are much taller than traditional garden beds, making them ideal for people with physical or mobility issues. Because the beds are raised from the ground, you don't have to dig very deep to plant your garden. They can be placed on patios or decks to help brighten the space.

Portable Raised Garden Beds

Similar to raised garden beds, portable garden beds are mobile carts that can be rolled on the included wheels. Because you can move them easily, you can rotate the plants throughout the season, allowing them to get full sun. Flowers and plants with shallow root systems tend to grow well in these beds because they are not as deep as traditional raised garden beds. The bed pictured includes a shelf where you can store garden tools.

Modular Raised Garden Beds

With a modular design, you can unleash your creativity to customize your raised garden bed to suit your needs and place it where you want VegoGarden's metal raised beds are modular with flexible configuration options , to fit any backyard or front yard space. The Vego loft bed combines great form and function with many benefits that make it the focal point of any backyard. Our beds are deeper than typical raised garden beds, allowing you to effortlessly arrange your garden with no digging or weeding required. Plus, the all-inclusive kit is easy to assemble, saving you the time-consuming process of purchasing materials and assembling a DIY loft bed. Check out our 6-in-1, 9-in-1, 10-in-1 models and round beds for more information.

Shaped loft bed

If you want to add an unusual and unique element to your garden space, VegoGarden offers the same modular and functional Special Series L and U beds. The L-shaped loft bed design is perfect for the corner of your yard. Arrange the kit of four to create a striking border around focal points such as fountains, statues, or round beds. The U-shape design provides a convenient wrap-around configuration, allowing you to easily gain more room to grow fresh vegetables, herbs and flowers. From the inside of the bed, you can easily reach every corner and be surrounded by a beautiful harvest.

round raised garden bed

One popular configuration is the round bed, which is popular with gardeners with limited space and casual gardeners looking for elegance and ease of maintenance. Round garden beds are a great way to grow plants, especially flowers, and display them on an elegant raised platform. We offer 42" round beds in 17" and 32" heights, as well as a smaller line of herb gardens. All of our garden beds come with custom heavy duty rubber edging to prevent injury. 42" round beds are ideal

Size is for small vegetable slices. The round shape makes it very easy to start seeding or planting and is perfect for large patios with herbs, onions, strawberry slices, and avocado trees.

There is no doubt that raised garden beds are perfect for gardening enthusiasts everywhere, giving you the flexibility to grow plants anywhere. With very little effort, you can quickly set up a raised garden bed and marvel at the resulting harvest.