Raised Bed Kits That Take Some of the Grunt Work out of Gardening
Grow at home worry-free with these raised beds that are easy to assemble, and sleek in appearance.
Looking to expand your garden or test your green thumb and grow your own herbs? A raised bed kit is a great way to put together a small garden in as little as a few hours. There are so many different types of beds out there, it can be hard to find one suited to your needs.
If you’re not trying to get too down and dirty, consider an elevated bed at hip height so you don’t have to bend while watering. If you don’t want to have to put anything together, we’ve found some beds that come in one piece ready to add soil and plants. Check out the full list below, and read up on our tips for maintaining an edible garden.
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Demeter Metal Raised Bed
This raised bed is made from coated steel and comes in blues and grays that will make your plants pop. It’s lightweight and is a great way to build a beautiful garden in a small space!
EarthBox gained major popularity in the beginning of the pandemic for their super user-friendly raised-bed kits. Beginner or not, you’ll be pleased with how simple Earthbox is to set up, maintain, and grow with.
Demeter Elevated Raised Bed
A raised bed that’s directly on the ground is a great option if you’re looking to dig into the earth directly. However, if you get something at waist level, it will make watering and harvesting easier on your body.
Farmstead Raised Garden Bed
These beds are essentially what it would look like if you built your own beds yourself and you are a master carpenter. If you are not a master carpenter, you can buy two of these and stack them on top of each other for a tall, timeless-style bed.
Williams Sonoma Gronomic Cedar Vertical Planter
This space-saving vertical planter allows you to grow an abundance of herbs and edible plants with minimal maintenance. It includes a drip-irrigation system that promotes plant health and conserves water by directing it straight to roots and reducing evaporation.
6 In 1 Modular Metal Raised Garden Bed Kit
When Vego Garden says 6-in-1, they are referring to the easy assembly and extra pieces that can change the configuration of your bed; a big bonus if you want to be able to take your beds apart during the winter to be stored inside. The oval design also eliminates sharp corners if you have little ones running around.
Veradek Corten Steel Garden Bed Planter
West Elm makes the Veradek Corten Steel bed in a variety of sizes and shapes. With an L-shaped bed, a tall and narrow one, and this simple square, you can fit a bed in any outdoor nook.
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