Do I treat wood for raised beds?

Should you use treated wood to make raised beds? Find out more about the various timbers available, in this Quick Tips video.

Raised beds are a neat and tidy option for growing vegetables and ornamental crops, and are easy to manage. Lucy Hall, BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, explains when and how you should preserve the wood for your raised beds, in this Quick Tips video.

Advertisement

Related video inspiration

Advertisement

Discover more ideas and inspiration

Related content

How to grow blueberries and cranberries

How to grow mint in pots

How to make a free-draining herb bed

Related offers

SAVE 10%

Subscriber only content

Save 10% at Harrod

Subscribers save 10 per cent across the entire range at Harrod Horticultural. Choose anything from raised beds and garden arches, to tools and plant protection (excludes greenhouses).

Unlock now

SAVE 10%

Subscriber only content

Save 10% on fertiliser

Get more from your plants by giving them a nourishing boost. Subscribers save 10 per cent across the range at Mr Fothergills, including a great choice of fertilisers, feeds and soil enhancers.

Unlock now

Offer

Autumn planting garlic

Garlic is easy to grow, and autumn is the best time to plant it. Choose from a special selection at DT Brown, including a saver collection which comprises three different types for just £10.85 (saving £5). Plus, save £2 on postage when you enter our offer code.

Use code: GWD17G

Order now