12 Amazing Cinder Block Raised Garden Beds. May 17, 2014 by Shannon. Blocks today are made completely of concrete and are safe to use in garden boxes. I’ve used cinder blocks for my organic garden for over 50 years. Absolutely no problems. Just make a box of any conveinient dimension, fill with aged compost, and plant! Add cinder blocks to your modern styled yard to create raised garden boxes that will fit right in with straight-edged natural areas and black sleek patio furniture.
How to Build a Concrete Block Raised Bed Garden. In the spirit of environmental education I encourage you check out the program at commonground University. Pick up a couple of Earth Boxes for your suburban gardening needs. I built my garden with just 1 layer of concrete blocks. This is the best material for raised garden boxes that will last a long time and provide. PROS Cinderblock is cheap and available at any local hardware store.
What kind of bottom do you need on a garden box? Thanks! Easy access around entire box. Safe for kids sricha5. Concrete block, in my opinion, makes a good garden box. I made one ferrocement garden box 3ft x 13 ft by 20in deep. This is the middle of the 3rd season.
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Getting ready to start a box garden. I was going to use cinder blocks but came across this article that said they were toxic? Are they. But there are ways to build a raised bed garden without breaking the bank, and I’m here to show you how. Here’s an idea I’m seeing more of, and am digging: using concrete blocks! We attached chicken wire to the bottom of our boxes and then lined the insides with landscape plastic. The DIY: CINDER BLOCK RAISED GARDEN BED. We also have 3245345 boxes from moving so we were happy to utilize a few of those. In my last yard post, I wrote about laying the concrete footing for what would become raised garden boxes. We knew we wanted a have a couple raised garden boxes along the side of the house. Back to Post: The Best Cinder Block Garden Ideas for Your Sweet Home. Back to Post: The Best Cinder Block Garden Ideas for Your Sweet Home.
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Underneath you can use boxes or creates and the middle shelf is perfect for storing books. Make a concrete block planter wall and give it any shape you want.