Tight on space? Have a weak back or pesky pests? Short on time? Stuck with bad soil or a short growing season? A raised garden bed addresses all those problems. And studies show gardeners can produce almost two times more veggies and flowers in a raised bed than in the same amount of regular yard space.
Permaculture Veggie Tower. A living wall of these would be great! A worm tower, keyhole garden, wicking beds, vertical gardening, and hardscaping all in one. This is a great design for urban folk. I would increase the diameter to 3ft.
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Double spiral garden for herbs. Space saving, beautiful raised beds using no dirt, just sands and composting materials to create new soils. Check craigslist and freecycle.org groups nearby for free used bricks or stones to build it.
Keyhole garden. Designed for arid environments with poor soil, it's a raised bed system with a built in compost basket. Self fertilizing, and super efficient at holding in moisture. Can be built in a day. Uses 1 gallon of water a day.