Do this in front yard. Potager - Kitchen garden at Bolen residence. LOVE the use of the large pots to control the amount of water or nutrients herbs need as opposed to the vegetables! "This raised-bed kitchen garden was absolutely stunning and made great use of a narrow space that was formerly used as a dog enclosure. The space was designed by John Fluitt, an Oklahoma landscape designer."
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.