Raised beds are a great way to considerably ease flower and vegetable beds maintenance. They are also beneficial for plants - keep pathway weeds away, prevent soil compaction, provide good drainage and serve as a barrier to pests, the soil is warmer earlier and for longer.
Raised beds are much easier to look after and if the beds are built well, the gardener can sit on the edge of the bed while weeding. Below you can see the examples of raised beds built from different materials. Also you will find examples of how garden walls of different height, finish and shape can enrich your garden.