DIY Raised and Enclosed Garden Bed

This project helps keep annoying animals away from your beloved plants.
This project helps keep annoying animals away from your beloved plants.

Gardening is fun, but not if you have to deal with annoying creatures that destroy your beloved plants. Rats and squirrels, among many others, could sometimes sneak up on you. They could damage your garden. But here’s a great DIY project that will help address this issue. Build an enclosed and raised garden bed!

The raised bed means no more bending all the way down.
The raised bed means no more bending all the way down.

An enclosed garden bed will keep unwanted animals off your plants. A raised one, on the other hand, will make gardening a lot easier. Imagine not needing to bend the whole way down!

If woodworking isn’t your strongest skill, don’t worry. Ask some help from family and friends who are good at it. The lack of skill shouldn’t stop you from doing such as great project.

Materials:

  • 2”x4” Timber
  • 2”x3” Timber
  • 8’x2”x10” Boards
  • 67”x4”x4” Timber Posts
  • 3” Deck Screws
  • 2-1/2” Deck Screws
  • Plastic Mesh
  • Door Hinges
  • Door Latch

Tools:

  • Measuring Tape
  • Drill
  • Driver
  • Hand Staple Gun
  • Compound Miter Saw
  • Speed Square
  • Level
  • Utility Knife

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You can get the step-by-step instructions here

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