Homemade raised beds

Accessible raised beds that also work as greenhouses
Raised bed with old window next to it
Raised bed with old window next to it

The raised bed is 120 x 300 cm and is built from impregnated planks in various heights. They are filled with potting soil on top of a bottom layer of peat blocks.

During the spring the raised bed can serve as a greenhouse by covering plants with non-woven fabric or old windows.

Users comments
The user can take care of the plants herself, the width is adapted to her needs.
The user has raised beds in various heights. The higher ones are easily accessible; she uses them to grow plants such as lettuce and herbs. She supports herself on the edges of the lower beds to keep her balance.

Made by
User’s husband

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

Editors comments
‘Land Højbede’ landhave.dk in Danmark sells mobile raised beds on wheels (last checked November 2021).

Raised bed
Raised bed

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Author: Lotta

Lotta bor i en tvåplansvilla på landet ihop med maken, dottern, tre hundar och en katt. Hon arbetar ideellt för Rekryteringsgruppens friluftsgrupp. Hon skadade sig 1983 och har en hög paraplegi (TH 3). Hon har ingen assistans.

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