Added by on 2018-01-07

We are finally getting some square foot gardens setup and I was looking for some ways to save some money and build some nice raised beds for the backyard. In this video I go through the process that I used to tear down some pallets and create a couple of 3′ X 6′ raised bed gardens. This is one of the first projects that I have done that was truly 100% free! Please let me know if there are any questions. Visit the Simple suburban family at www.simplesuburbanliving.com For more on square foot gardening please visit – http://www.melbartholomew.com/ Video Rating: / 5 Related Posts|100 Awesome Ideas! PALLET SHEDS! | wooden, free, diy, garden,How to Build a Raised Garden Bed. THE ULTIMATE Pallet Wood Vegetable Garden.Epic Garden in Arizona Using 100% Wood Chips – Wow!Vertical Herb Garden by UpCycling wood pallet. Grass to Garden with Wellness HeroRustic Garden Bed Built with Pallet Wood100 Wood Swing and Wood Garden Decoration Ideas 2017 – Pallet Log Creative Ideas

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17 Comments

  • Teresa Plunkett 10 months ago

    I've been following your videos for sometime now and I really enjoy them. You are so talented and thrifty, which is key, right? I have noticed recently that you have added some background music to your videos and I really like it! Who or what is the name of this instrumental piece? Have you ever watched any of the vlogs from "Life Goes North", about a family that packed up and moved to Alaska and how they are adjusting with the weather & ways at their new homestead. Anyway, their music is the same as yours and I love it!

  • Cheryl Pluto 10 months ago

    Some pallet wood is toxic: https://www.1001pallets.com/pallet-safety/

  • Diana Moody 10 months ago

    I got a couple myself for this. Free……

  • Ruddster6 10 months ago

    Not too different from what I did. I cut the 3 to 4" slats and 5.5" slats into 10" pieces. I used 8' long 1x1s and secured the slats at the top. I like the finishing top edge you did. Mine measures 6ft. by 12 feet.

  • Japo Domingo 10 months ago

    Hi! Did you treat the pallets with any preservative?

  • Steve Borcherdt 10 months ago

    I am not sure which video was my first but it was about raised beds from pallet wood. It lit a fire for me. My creative juices have been going for days. I probably have the beginning of a project list. I have always been a wannabe woodworker. What better wood to practice on than free wood. I have planned a garden (and its expansion) I plan to add hugelkultur to the raised bed idea. Then I saw you chicken coop videos. I am no longer sure when I subscribed but I am hooked. Thanks for your leading and ministering to me.

  • Mario Lefebvre 10 months ago

    There is a very simple way to take pallet apart, use a long crowbar or a 2×4 if you can to pry out the plank the longues the easiest

  • Francoise Bernardin 10 months ago

    hey there! nice video, I'm so doing that. I saw you still have old school ad for the environment grass.. check out clover lawns that are beautiful and low maintenance.. pass the word around 😉

  • Marsha McCray 10 months ago

    I love it! Cant wait to get started this weekend. Great family project

  • Doug Owens 10 months ago

    Great use of old pallets. Loved the way you did the video, very clear and easy to follow instructions.

  • Lara Holy 10 months ago

    you can hammer really fast. thx for the video

  • Ray Hellwig 10 months ago

    Thanks for the great video. But, if the outside dimensions are 3' x 6' you will not technically have 18 squares that are 1' x 1'. The outer "squares" will be shortchanged by the width of the boards. The corners will lose area on 2 sides.

  • Rudolph Gutierrez 10 months ago

    I brushed a mixture of 50% motor oil and 50% diesel to water proof and prederve the pallet wood

  • rick1iam 10 months ago

    A

  • Kyle Brown 10 months ago

    Very cool.

  • BTW…… I love how you show a scripture at the end of your videos……all glory to God.

  • Could you build a chicken coop with pallets?