Raised bed gardening has many benefits – the soil stays loose and well-drained since it doesn’t get continuously stepped on, and the beds are simply easier to plant and maintain since they are off the ground.
Raised beds can be made from all kinds of materials, but using building blocks has many advantages. Firstly, they won’t deteriorate and secondly, they are easier to construct.
Here are 12 awesome examples of the types of raised beds that can be built with building blocks (blocks can be bought from Cape Brick).
1. This building block bed has a variety of vegetables in the center and onions in the perimeter holes.
2. Beautiful isn’t really a descriptor that comes to mind when talking about building blocks, but they really can be made into very appealing planting spaces.
3. These raised beds are built with a combination of building blocks and pressure treated logs.
4. One of the great things about using building blocks is that you can easily make your planting beds as high as you want would definitely be an easy garden to maintain.
5. This garden shows an array of wood and building block triangle raised beds.
6. Non-traditional raised beds can make functional, artistic planting bed additions to any yard using very little space.
7. Simple single-layer building block beds with herbs on one side, veggies on the other, and mulched pathways.
8. This beautiful L-shaped garden nicely utilizes this corner space.
9. A mixture of vegetables and flowers in these double-layered block beds makes a productive, mole-resistant garden space
10. A Combination of building blocks and pavers to make a charming little garden.
11. For a touch of whimsy use mosaic tiles on the edges of building block beds.
12. And lastly, using building blocks in a setup like this is a cheap and easy way to add a modern touch to any garden.