How to Build and Install Raised Garden Beds by Popular Mechanics Well suited to novices raised gardens allow you to customize the soil bed and maximize the use of space by setting plants closer together and increasing yield while decreasing water
Nice option too container/raised bed herb gardening. Some of these herbs won't stay small and cute, so would need to plan to plant the taller ones in the upper tiers and maybe with a little bit larger growth area.
Build your own raised bed. Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.
Design Tip: Keep It Narrow Wondering how to build a raised garden bed? Build your raised vegetable garden beds so you can easily reach the middle from both sides. Most raised beds are 4 feet across because the average person can easily reach about 2 feet.