3 How To Build Raised Garden Beds An Easy DIY Design

Rancak.idAnyone can build a raised garden bed, and it’s the perfect way to add some greenery to your yard. Here are ten great tips from the experts on how to get started!

You are probably thinking that building raised garden beds is a complex project. How can it be easy? Well, with the right tools and materials, you can make them in the afternoon! Whether you are looking for a more natural look or want to get away from bending over all the time when tending your plants, this design will work great for you. Follow these simple steps to learn how to create your DIY raised garden beds!

Building a raised garden beds is a great way to have beautiful flowers and vegetables all year long. This design is easy to do, inexpensive, and can be done in just an afternoon. The first step is to draw up your plan on paper, so you know the layout of your garden beds before you start digging it out.

Measure the length and width of the area where you want your raised bed to go, then mark where you want each corner post placed for support. Now it’s time for some hard work! Dig down one foot deep at each corner post location – this will be the depth of your new raised garden beds with a finished height of about 18 inches tall. After that

Start With a Sketch of Your Garden Beds

Start with a simple sketch of your garden area. Even if you plan to plow, till, and plant the ground this season, do some quick drawings on paper or even in an app like Sketchbook Pro for iPad before you begin any digging or tilling. 

Start with a sketch of your garden beds

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Garden layout drawing easy Draw only what’s essential–the overall shape including paths and borders around beds and use measurements from existing structures such as walls, decks, or sheds provided by their manufacturers since they’re usually accurate.

Dig up Soil in The Designated Area, About one-Foot Deep Dig

Ging up soil is something that you will need to do for your garden. Dig about one foot deep into the designated area, and then plant whatever seeds or plants that you want in it. As a gardener, this should not be an issue because digging up the dirt is pretty standard; however, there are some things to keep in mind when doing so, such as

Dig up soil in the designated area, about one-foot deep Dig

  • Dig around trees and shrubs carefully since these types of plants as their roots near where they grow naturally (e.g., close to the surface)
  • Make sure you dig down at least six inches below any tree’s drip line; otherwise, its root system may die off due to a lack of nutrients and water
  • Use mulch on top after planting your flowers.


Did you know that the average person in America spends less than one hour a day gardening? That’s pretty shocking when you think about it. So, if you’re looking for an easy way to get into more of these healthy habits, building raised garden beds is a great place to start!

We recently created this blog post on how to build your DIY design, and we hope after reading through it, many of our readers will be able to make their dream gardens come true. Have any questions or want some help putting together your plan? Give us a shout, and let’s chat!