How To Make Above Ground Garden?

How do you build an above ground garden?

  • Select a Location and Assemble the Kit. Choose a flat, sunny spot to build your raised garden bed.
  • Line with Landscape Fabric. Line the bottom of the bed with weed block or landscape fabric.
  • Add Soil. Choose the correct soil for the plants you intend to grow.
  • Add Plants or Seeds.
  • What to Grow in Your Raised Garden Bed.

What kind of wood should be used for raised beds?

Wood options for Raised Garden Boxes

  1. Redwood or Black Locust – Definitely the best option for raised garden boxes in terms of longevity because they are naturally rot-resistant and have been known to last up to 20 years.
  2. Cedar – Another rot-resistant wood, cedar can last 10-15 years and looks gorgeous.

What do I put on the bottom of a raised garden bed?

The lasagna method: Fill the bottom of your garden boxes with a layer of leaves, grass clippings, straw, wood chips and other organic materials, with a layer of cardboard on top. Next, add your soil. This mixture will break down into rich compost over time.

How deep should a raised bed garden be?

6 inches