How to build a raised garden bed with landscape timbers For so much of the yr, Tom Richardson harvests the whole thing from tomatoes to kale to carrots from six juniper beds in his parking strip farm in Seattle. Though the boxes, constructed by designer Sam Kraft, are relatively easy, their tough-minimize elegance and thoughtful details elevate them as a layout function from the number of wooden to the cantilevered bench incorporated for lawn visitors. "Any tree species that is younger which means small diameter and rough sawn will give this look ," says Kraft, "but only a few might be suitable for this software. " Juniper is naturally rot resistant and is an invasive species in the Oregon forests, where it's generally harvested from, making it a perfect choice for the Pacific Northwest.
"Placing call for in this wood helps the economic argument of sustainable forestry practices," Kraft says. Whether you're farming your parking strip or beautifying your outdoor, a planting field you are making yourself can are available in amazing handy.