Growing plants in raised garden beds offers more benefits than direct sowing. However, you can get even more benefits if you use waist-high garden beds in gardening. The high planter boxes can improve the appeal of your garden if you use one of these waist high raised garden bed plans in landscaping.
Moreover, they can save you from back pain. Waist high garden beds are as high as your waist. Therefore, you can do gardening activities without bending down your upper body or putting too much burden on your body.
Below are plans of waist-high raised garden beds that can improve your gardening experience.
1. Large Cedar Waist-High Garden Beds in a Long Line
Waist-high garden beds made of cedar wood are popular among gardeners. They love cedar beds because they are rot-resistant and sturdy. You can see how excellent they are from the waist-high garden beds above.
These garden beds are large and about 3 feet high. However, they seem strong and sturdy. You can adopt this raised garden bed plan if your garden is large enough to accommodate them. Arrange them simply in a line and grow your favorite flowering plants in them.
2. Waist-High Planter Boxes with Legs
Waist-high planter boxes with legs are also popular waist high raised garden bed plans. Having these planter boxes allows you to minimize planting media use. However, they are only ideal for growing short-rooted plants, such as cabbage, onions, and spinach.
3. Dark Cedar Garden Beds Surrounded by Stepping Stones
This is another cedar-raised garden bed plan you can adopt in your garden. However, it is different from the first ones. These high cedar garden beds are darker.
In addition, the wood board is thinner. Moreover, these garden beds do not lay on a concrete floor, but on gravel with stepping stones surrounding the beds.
4. High Garden Beds Made of Bricks
Are you looking for durable waist high raised garden bed plans made of other material than cedar wood? High garden bed plans made of bricks can be your best choice.
The red brick garden beds above are 100% rot-resistant. In addition, they can make your garden more attractive.
5. Backyard full of Waist-High Garden Beds
This high-raised garden bed plan is ideal for you who want to create a garden with an organized look. Recreating this raised garden bed plan is easy.
You only need to place high planter boxes from one corner of your garden to the other, grow fruit trees, and cover the ground with gravel.
6. Waist-High Garden Beds Made of Wood and Corrugated Galvanized Steel
You will have long-lasting garden beds if you have these raised garden beds. The materials used in making these 3 feet high raised garden beds are cedar wood and corrugated galvanized steel. Therefore, you don’t need to worry much about rotting garden beds if you have them.
7. Multi-Level High Garden Beds
You can also fashion your raised garden bed in a multi-level design. Having multi-level waist-high garden beds will allow you to grow more varied plants, i.e., plants with short root systems and plants with deep root systems in one raised garden bed.
Waist high raised garden bed plans are excellent for you who want to enjoy a better gardening experience. These garden bed plans can improve the quality of your plants. In addition, they will prevent you from having back pain after gardening.