Gardening is relaxing, but can also be a pain in the back. Most gardening activities require kneeling or bending to tend to your plants.
The simplest solution is to have a raised garden bed. With a raised garden bed your plants are elevated to a comfortable height, keeping you from kneeling or hunching over.
Improve your raised garden bed by adding benches! This makes gardening easier and more comfortable. Aside from being handy when you’re gardening, these benches are also great spot to hangout. And making one won’t cost you a lot of money and time.
View the full gallery below for more inspiration, and watch the video to learn how to build your own raised garden bed with benches!
- 1 – 2x2x8 board
- 3 – 2x4x8 boards
- 8 – 2x6x8 boards
- 2 – 2x8x8 boards
- 3 – 1-lb boxes 2 1/2 inch deck screws
- 1 – 1lb box 3 inch deck screws
- Miter saw or circular saw
- Measuring tape
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Thanks to Bonnie Plants for this great project. You can get more details about this project in this video…
You can also download this printable PDF guide.
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