Raised planter beds
Having a small backyard shouldn't stop you from growing any kind of produce that you want! There are plenty of solutions for backyard gardening and a trellis and raised garden box combination is a great example. Cucumber, snap peas, green beans, tomatoes… ah, just think about that fresh organic food you can grow in a small area! Another huge advantage of this system is that it makes harvesting a breeze.
Brick landscape edging is the most popular option in which bricks are cemented in place or simply dug into the soil. In order to make the movement of a mower easy while cutting the grass, bricks are laid flat. The other alternative is to cement the bricks in place to form a raised line one brick high along the garden edge. The spaces between the bricks should be eliminated by positioning the bricks together firmly so that the dirt does not slip through the gaps. Bricks set in the bed of sand...
Our Standing Garden lets you garden without bending or stooping. Grow salad greens, herbs, even tomatoes and peppers right at your doorstep. The handsome, rot-resistant cedar bed on powder-coated aluminum legs holds a 4-gallon self-watering tray, to keep soil perfectly moist without daily watering. 10-1/2" planting depth for large plants, even root crops.