How do I build a raised garden bed for a porch?


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  • Gk Gk on Apr 14, 2019

    Hello there! I am not sure what your porch floor is made from but I am sure that building a raised garden over anything but dirt may not be a good idea. Your raised garden will contain lots of dirt, will be heavy, and will require good drainage. If you plan on building a raised garden ON a deck like floor or a cement floor it may ruin what is underneath the garden. Perhaps you mean that you want to build a raised garden in front of your porch on the ground?

  • Morgan McBride Morgan McBride on Apr 14, 2019

    We've made several plant stands that are perfect for the porch. Several of them we've put out on our porch. Depending on your space, you can pick one of these.

  • Linda Linda on Apr 16, 2019

    If you are thinking about creating a garden on your porch consider using pots to make a garden. I have grown strawberries in large planters by my back door.

  • Michelle Leslie Michelle Leslie on Apr 08, 2022

    Hi there, we used cinder blocks to make ours. I would have loved to use wood but the treated hardwood in our area is way too expensive for our budget and the first one we build with normal wood fell apart after a few years. Here's a video that helped us when we made the cinder block version -