Railroad ties...

Railroad ties and gravel - would do wood planks instead of gravel- Railroad Ties are about $13 a 9ft section. INEXPENSIVE option

Great set up for a veggie garden, blocked from the dog or other animals.

Railroad ties raised beds

veggie gardens

cut railroad ties & use like this - MUCH more interesting Raised-Bed-1.jpg (904×681)

This might work for the goldfish pond. Just make the bottom container big and deep. But where in the yard to put it? Against white fence instead of in a corner?

love these raised beds

You can build this raised garden bed mini-greenhouse to extend your growing season with used railroad ties for the base and some scrap wood and sheet plastic for the cover.

this would be cool to try in a sloped yard

cinder block planters

railroad ties for landscaping | Margo Roger's Garden Outdoor Projects

Sleeper retaining wall step garden (Did YOU know that 'railroad ties' are now called 'sleepers'? Nope, me either!)

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work. Good to know!

Railway timbers and pea gravel

Raised Garden Beds Railroad Ties | Building raised garden beds

Take the {repurposed} Path Less Traveled. ( Old Railroad Ties )

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Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.