Wooden Raised Beds for Beautiful (& Edible) Gardens

A renewed interest in locally-grown and organic produce has led to a raised bed garden craze. If you or your clients are looking to build a vegetable garden, a wooden raised bed is a terrific option. Here’s why:

  • Seating. This Portland garden by Rob Kyne has raised garden beds made of beautiful pressure treated lumber. Boards along the top provide a handy area for sitting to rest. The pathways would accommodate a nice garden party, don’t you think?
The Hampton Garden traditional landscape
  • Less kneeling. This Northern California garden by Avant Garden has beds of varying heights made of wood that blends nicely with the terrain and adds visual interest. This format would also enable children or those with disabilities to garden more easily. In general, raised garden beds mean less kneeling.
Kentfield kitchen garden traditional landscape
Production Garden traditional landscape


For raised garden beds, contractors and homeowners can find a large selection of domestic hardwoods at Schutte Lumber in Kansas City. For more information on commercial or showroom sales, please call 888-470-4181 or come by the lumberyard at 3001 Southwest Boulevard. Our knowledgeable personnel can also guide towards the products and tips that will help you build your own raised garden beds.



Photo Credits:
1) By Rob Kyne via Houzz
2) By Avant Garden via Houzz
3) By Arterra LLP Landscape Architects via Houzz