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Raised Garden Bed for Kids
Raised Garden Bed for Kids
Raised Garden Bed for Kids
Raised Garden Bed for Kids
Raised Garden Bed for Kids
Raised Garden Bed for Kids
  • Raised Garden Bed for Kids
  • Raised Garden Bed for Kids
  • Raised Garden Bed for Kids
  • Raised Garden Bed for Kids
  • Raised Garden Bed for Kids
  • Raised Garden Bed for Kids

Raised Garden Bed for Kids

Every kid has their own idea of the perfect outdoor space made just for them. For my youngest son, it was to have his very own personal garden. This little garden is a perfect place for him to learn responsibility and grow his very own fruits and veggies to enjoy!

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Download the printable plans to build this project.


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Assemble the front and back portions of the garden bed by drilling 1 1/2" pocket screws into the 2x6 boards and attaching to the 4x4s with 2 1/2" pocket screws.


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Finish off the lower portion of the garden by attaching the sides with 2 1/2" pocket screws.


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Add cedar boards to the top of the garden to allow a place to rest arms and set tools while gardening.


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Attach a 2x4 flush with the tops of the 4x4s for the lattice to attach to.


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Measure and cut the lattice to size with a circular saw.


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Attach the lattice to the back of the garden box using 1" narrow crown staples. Sand down the entire garden box with 120 and 220 grit sandpaper.


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Plant desired vegetables and fruits based on the season and your area.


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If desired, add a handmade sign to make the kids feel even more special about their personal garden space.


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If planting herbs or small potted plants, attach the pots to the 4x4 boards in the back with 6" vertical garden pot holders.


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Project Information

Difficulty: Easy
Category: Exterior Spaces

Materials Used:

  • redwood lattice

  • 1x4 cedar boards @ 8

  • 2x4 redwood board @ 8

  • 4x4 redwood boards @ 8

  • 2x6 Redwood boards @ 8


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