Jan 282016

Galvanised Raised Garden Beds (Photograph by Bulleen Art & Garden)

Raised Garden Beds allow you to grow your own herbs and vegetables easily and comfortably. It doesn’t matter what your existing soil quality is like, you can now grow in quality, productive and water efficient soil and cut out most of the back-breaking digging.

The soil will never become compacted and your produce garden will produce healthier crops. You will also be conserving water and recycling organic household waste, not to mention the satisfaction of feeding your family from your own home produce. They are lightweight and easily moved around your garden when they are empty… perfect for renters who want to grow their own produce. Just empty them and take them with you when you move.

Raised beds are ideal for No-Dig Gardening. Using the no–dig method, crop rotation is no longer an issue as you are continually adding and replenishing the soil with each new crop. Your soil does not need to ‘rest’ between crops so you are harvesting more vegetables all year round. They can also be placed anywhere in your garden, and can be stepped into a sloping garden. Raised garden beds offer gardening opportunities for the people with restricted mobility, bad backs, young children and people with disabilities.

Other benefits include:

  • Ideal for small gardens and wind prone, open areas
  • No more bending or kneeling
  • Frost and wind protection for young seedlings
  • Provides a barrier for snails, slugs and pets
  • Water efficient gardening
  • Can be easily positioned (or moved) anywhere in your garden
  • Easily netted for young plant protection
  • Ideal to increase your growing area for a small space

Systems we sell at BAAG…

Galvanised Garden Beds

Galvanised Raised Garden Beds

These fantastic galvanised garden beds are made here in Australia and are a top quality product. Some cheaper galvanised beds are topped with a rubber or plastic ring, our supplier does a rolled steel safety edge which is much safer, stronger and more attractive. Keeps your fingers away from nasty, sharp edges! (See pic below of the rolled edge).

Galvanised Raised Garden Beds

Sizes Available
These beds do come in a range of standard sizes, however they can be custom made to many sizes and shapes. As a rough guide…
Standard Heights: 600mm or 800mm.
Standard Widths: 690mm, 1000mm, 1500mm
Standard Lengths: 1000mm, 1500mm, 2000mm, 2500mm, 3000mm

Please call us to discuss your specific size or shape requirements… chances are it can be custom made for you. They can even do odd shapes (like ‘T’s and ‘L’s etc). The 800mm range are available in all colourbond colours as well as the standard galvanised finish.

eWood Garden Bed Kits

eWood Garden Bed Kits (Photograph by Bulleen Art & Garden)

The benefits of eWood aren’t just environmental. eWood is resistant to rot, insect damage, UV and moisture, and therefore has a long-life with low maintenance. eWood is made in Australia using 95% recycled materials that would otherwise be directed to landfill. ewood is a unique plastic wood made from mixed plastics previously destined for landfill such as; computers, televisions, white goods, commercial equipment and car parts. Unlike any other comparable product in Australia, eWood Solutions’ patented process allows for this wide range of plastics to be used together – making it the perfect recipe for reducing carbon output. eWood is a naturally UV stabilised material, it has a thermal buffer and hence will not freeze over or get too hot to touch. Perfect for the Australian climate.

There is no need to paint, stain or seal eWood. EVER! Though one of its stand out points is that you can paint eWood should you wish to brighten up your garden or keep to a colour scheme. All kits come with all the fittings you need to put them together. All you need is a screwdriver. All kits are 200mm high and come in lengths ranging from 300mm to 1200mm.

Ecowood Vegie Bed Kits

eWood Garden Bed Kits (Photograph by Bulleen Art & Garden)

Ecowood Treated Pine is treated with an arsenic free Tanelith E Treatment, which is safe for external use around children and animals. It is highly recommended for use on childrens playgrounds, vegie gardens and cubby houses. Also as the treatment has no corrosive properties, you are able to use Galvanized fixings without having to worry about them being eaten away by the treatment.

Ecowood Vegie Bed kits are 2.4m x 1.2m x 400mm and come with all the screws you need to assemble it.