Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Experts

Nothing beats the enjoyment of being able to pick and eat your own home grown produce from a raised bed vegetable garden or orchard. Anyone who has grown their own tomatoes will testify to the difference in taste.

Supermarkets demand fruit & vegetable varieties that have a long shelf life. By the time it gets to you it is probably already several weeks old or even longer if it has been in cold storage for a period before that.

The Benefits of Home Produce

Growing your own fruit and/or veggies means that you can pick and eat them as you need. Home grown veggies are free from chemical preservatives and by growing your own you can ensure that they have not been exposed to herbicides and chemical pesticides or genetically modified in any way. Your vegetables will not all ripen at the same time giving you seasonal produce over a long period that not only tastes great but is full of nutrition.

Thinking About Starting a Vegetable Garden?

Yummy Gardens can build you a new vegetable garden.

Selecting the Location for Your Raised Vegetable Beds

Vegetable gardens need to be placed in a location where they get the sun for at least six hours a day. Preferably the site should be protected from strong winds and a northerly aspect should ensure that the site receives the winter sun. Ideally you would have several garden beds or depending on the room available you can divide the bed into segments to ensure crop rotation occurs reducing the likelihood & severity of pests and diseases. Garden beds should be no wider than it is possible for you to reach in or across to pick your produce.

Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens

For a new vegetable garden we recommend a raised bed vegetable garden which we then fill with an organic vegetable garden mix. In many areas it would take years to develop the existing soil to a suitable planting medium and the advantage of a raised bed is that it can be planted out immediately and you can commence harvesting and eating your produce within weeks in some cases.

We prefer to build our raised beds vegetable gardens out of Cypress Macrocarpa which is long lasting, termite resistant and contains no chemicals or preservatives.  The Cypress Macrocarpa we use and sell has been ethically sourced and salvaged from redundant trees and has a natural durability to termites and decay.

We design and construct the raised garden beds to your requirements or permitted space available. We recommend that the beds are no more than 1200mm wide if you have access from both sides or 600mm wide if against a wall.

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In addition to timber beds we build raised vegetable garden beds with earth rings which are constructed of galvanized iron. The reason we use and recommend galvanized iron is that it is highly corrosion resistant and should last for many years. The iron we use is the same as used in iron water tank construction. It is a heavier grade than normal iron therefore prolonging the life of the ring. The diameters of our tanks are 900mm, 1200mm & 1500mm.

Check out our Garden Gallery for examples of completed garden projects.

We provide an initial consultation and design at no cost to you and can assist with all your requirements. 

Yummy Gardens pride ourselves on service and we are happy to work with you and provide any advice.

We prefer to custom build the raised bed vegetable garden to your individual and space permitting requirements and will provide you a quote after discussing your requirements. However to give you some examples:

  • a raised bed constructed out of Cypress Macrocarpa 2400mm long x 1200mm wide x 400mm high filled with an organic soil mix ready to be planted out from only $800.00 or $1500.00 for two 
  • a 1200mm diameter x 660mm high galvanized earth tank supplied and filled with organic soil mix ready to be planted out from only $800.00

We welcome you to Contact Us online or phone Greg on 0431 382 230 with your inquiry today.

We welcome you to Contact Us online or phone Greg on 0431 382 230 with your enquiry today.

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0431 382 230

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Vic 3761

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