Added by on 2017-02-10

In this video, This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps an elementary school build and plant a raised-bed vegetable garden. Watch the new season of Ask This Old House: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,,00.html Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Plant a Raised Garden Bed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzuuavHTq6c Lawn Care and Maintenance playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkJADc1qDrr_pGppaNITpipDshC5LezYT Shopping List for How to Install a Raised Vegetable Garden with Arbors: – 2×10 rough-sawn spruce, for building raised-bed frames – 4×4 cedar, for arbor posts – 2×6 cedar, for making the horizontal frame – 1×4 cedar, to make ground stakes – Cedar diagonal-lattice panels, to make a trellis – 1×2 pine, for diagonal braces – 3-inch galvanized screws, to assemble the raised-bed frame – 1 5/8-inch galvanized screws, to secure the stakes and lattice – 50/50 mix of loam and compost, used as planting soil – Wood chips, for pathway groundcover – Leaf mulch, for mulching the planting bed – Assorted vegetable plants Tools for How to Install a Raised Vegetable Garden with Arbors: – Circular saw, to cut lumber – Cordless drill, for driving screws – Framing square, to check for square alignment – 3-pound sledgehammer, to pound in 1×4 stakes – Posthole digger, for digging postholes – 2-foot level, for plumbing arbor posts – Wheelbarrow, for transporting material – Garden rake, to smooth soil – Garden trowel and three-tine cultivator, for excavating planting holes – Shovel Steps for How to Install a Raised Vegetable Garden with Arbors: 1. Use a circular saw to cut to length 2×10 rough-sawn spruce boards for the frame of the raised bed. 2. Screw the boards together using 3-inch galvanized screws. 3. Square up the frame by measuring the opposing diagonals from corner to corner. When the two dimensions are equal, the frame is […]

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7 Comments

  • Mireya Yim 9 months ago

    i made it too. just used woodprix instructions. just click the pig on that website :)))

  • Joe Talla 9 months ago

    Tabitha really did us a favor when she suggested I google Hyezmar’s Woodworking Bible. I had been among the (lucky?) ones who got an opportunity to obtain a draft copy, it's great!

  • Linsey Hornberger 9 months ago

    If you want to build it yourself just google for 'woodprix' . I know you will find good solutions for your idea.

  • t dub 9 months ago

    That's looks like a worst place to garden. A 50 feet brick wall with no light.

  • oilhammer04 9 months ago

    We used to learn how to garden at home and learned academic subjects at school. Now they learn to garden at school, but little in the way of academics.

  • aaronbeast11 9 months ago

    More how to

  • Battle Cam 9 months ago

    finally first! !!!