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!

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lafuria Raised Garden Bed with cover

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!

You can pull out weeds, check on the vegetable growth and health of our plants while standing or comfortably seated. This will make working in your garden a good deal more pleasant – especially if you have lower back issues.

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


  • 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


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

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