Raised garden beds

Easily accessible raised garden beds for wheelchair users

User by raised beds
User by raised beds

Description
One part of the garden has two large U-shaped raised beds. They are 60 cm high and 60 cm wide, and with trellises on some of the sides. The user can reach the entire planted area from the sides with his arms.
He grows herbs and vegetables, berries and flowers, even tall rose bushes.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
Ulf Nordfjäll, landscape architect

Editors comments
‘Land Højbede’ landhojbede.dk/butik/index.php?action=special-hojbede in Danmark sells raised beds (last checked June 2017).

This tip is from 2006

Raised beds
Raised beds
Raised bed
Raised bed

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Tipsare: Lars

Lars lives togeher with his wife in a house in the countryside. He is working part time. Since 1967 he has a high paraplegia. He does not need any assistance.