How to Build a Terraced Garden Bed on a Slope

Terracing a slope can help with drainage problems, but it can also add functional gardening space. We’ll show you how to install a series of garden beds out of 6×6 pressure-treated lumber.

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47 Comments

  1. David Paruk on April 9, 2021 at 11:39 pm

    Anyone know if the drainage is nessecary or just best practice?

  2. fedor Pioner on April 9, 2021 at 11:40 pm

    столько трудов, а сгниет за пару лет

  3. One UP on April 9, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    ADD A KIDDY POOL POND IN TERRACE BED NO.2

  4. Заборы СтройМонтаж on April 9, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    Интересная идея, классно получилось #щаборподключ

  5. Chona Castro on April 9, 2021 at 11:42 pm

    Reminder before you dig let the utility company that you’re planning on digging the ground.⚘

  6. Ken Maynard on April 9, 2021 at 11:42 pm

    would it help to put a drainage pipe along the house side as well? and is it ok to lust let the drone out the bottom of the beds? or should i extend it out in the yard and put a popup at the end of it?

  7. small footprint on April 9, 2021 at 11:42 pm

    That’s a great plan. The only thing I wonder about is gophers, and the like, that will come up from under ground and eat the plants roots. I guess that would require digging out some soil, and laying down some hardware cloth.

  8. Journey Ortize on April 9, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    I feel like everything was cheaply done with this except the wood . But over spent on the wood and got the wrong one 😂.

  9. Klinkg Klong on April 9, 2021 at 11:44 pm

    This is the perfect solution I am looking for. My old flower bed was exactly like this. It is sold that i tore it down. Now i need build it again.

  10. Charleston 1st Ward on April 9, 2021 at 11:45 pm

    I wish you would show how the 2×4 or cross braces are attached. Are you using Joist Hangers or did you use the timber screws to tie directly into the 6x6s?

  11. Original Otrex on April 9, 2021 at 11:46 pm

    Never drive rebar into dirt. That’s a mistake because it allows rust to wick up the rebar, splitting the wood/concrete/whatever material you’ve used after a few seasons.

  12. Graph Guy on April 9, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    These are great for yards with sloped back yards

  13. Roberta Rodriguez on April 9, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    i felt so bad for the wood, it should’ve other more better use than settling on a garden yard 🙁

  14. The Lost Prince on April 9, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    LOVE IT!!

  15. Cowboy Duckling on April 9, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    beautiful before and after

  16. Canadian Bacon on April 9, 2021 at 11:54 pm

    Looks great. Picture framing the top with deck boards would make it look much better than it already is

  17. adrian byucaxciuc on April 9, 2021 at 11:55 pm

    How much will lumber cost for this project?

  18. tony mazz on April 9, 2021 at 11:55 pm

    It looks easy when there are no rocks and tons of thick roots to go thru…

  19. Alex Leyland on April 9, 2021 at 11:55 pm

    This looks great!!

  20. White Farms on April 9, 2021 at 11:56 pm

    His shovel still has the sticker on it #fakenews

  21. oochie wally on April 9, 2021 at 11:57 pm

    who knows if i ever will do this in my life but watching these vids always opens my mind on many levels

  22. Adriana Morawietz on April 9, 2021 at 11:59 pm

    Why not just plant in the ground. More natural.

  23. Kentucky Motorsports on April 10, 2021 at 12:01 am

    Any videos to make raised beds

  24. hereticsaint100 on April 10, 2021 at 12:01 am

    So satisfying to watch. So frustrating to attempt.

  25. J B on April 10, 2021 at 12:02 am

    love this

  26. Cheyenne Choo on April 10, 2021 at 12:03 am

    Will the wood rot in a tropical area, say Malaysia ?

  27. tyrone elliott on April 10, 2021 at 12:06 am

    I would refrain from using pressure treated wood if your making a vegetable garden

  28. Edwin Ortiz on April 10, 2021 at 12:06 am

    Maybe I missed it but did the drain get connected to the top 2 boxes ?

  29. yeldawashere on April 10, 2021 at 12:08 am

    nice video, yet i would prefer to see the real guys who did the job. the guy is like "oh i didn’t see you there! i was just building my garden frames in my perfectly clean clothes!" sorry but this was a job for at least two sweat-ridden guys, who actually builds stuff!

  30. sanders journet on April 10, 2021 at 12:08 am

    Awesome!!!!

  31. kevster481 on April 10, 2021 at 12:12 am

    The description only lists 6×6’s in the supply list, but it looks like he capped each timber with a 4×6.

  32. Jaben Carter on April 10, 2021 at 12:14 am

    I just read the title of this video out loud and my thought I said “Terrorist Garden Beds” 😀

  33. Paramjit Dhammi on April 10, 2021 at 12:15 am

    Love it..

  34. SouLoV1 on April 10, 2021 at 12:15 am

    The links no longer work.

  35. The Ngo Kid on April 10, 2021 at 12:16 am

    Amazing. Thanks for sharing❤️

  36. robert boardman on April 10, 2021 at 12:20 am

    no concrete base needed ?

  37. rolback on April 10, 2021 at 12:21 am

    Oops drilled into the gas line. Why does the whole neighborhood smell like natural gas?

  38. stjm94 on April 10, 2021 at 12:21 am

    Cool 😎

  39. Don't Get Mad Get Wise on April 10, 2021 at 12:23 am

    This is called "gold plating". A regular garden bed has no landscape fabric and drainage pipes. Nor does it require 6×6 lumber. Only to plant really cheap plants. Oh My Buddha!

  40. Susi S on April 10, 2021 at 12:24 am

    I used the same idea on a slope in my backyard.. for my Vegetable garden…

  41. Sriram on April 10, 2021 at 12:24 am

    3000 bucks worth of construction for growing freaking petunias?

  42. Jane Tang on April 10, 2021 at 12:24 am

    Thanks ! Love this Sharing!

  43. Leathelandlady on April 10, 2021 at 12:25 am

    How’d he stay so clean?

  44. Iman-Ali Beg on April 10, 2021 at 12:31 am

    I’ve just moved into my home and I have a slopy garden! the council has only tended to 1/4 of the garden which is at the top and it would be the size of a typical city garden! the rest they gated off and it is a brook! which is literally overgrown with ferns and bushes. I saw a fox there as well. I really want to do the garden up and I wanted some advice? what can I put in place to keep foxes out? and how can I design a very long garden? especially the one which seems as if the house is sitting at the peak of K2 whilst you are at the bottom of the garden?

  45. Jenny Stanford on April 10, 2021 at 12:33 am

    That looks neat!

  46. Christine Everson on April 10, 2021 at 12:33 am

    Using pressure-treated wood, you will not be able to grow vegetables and fruit in it as the pressure treated wood is caustic and would leach into your food supply source. Just something to consider.

  47. T G on April 10, 2021 at 12:34 am

    The timbers are full of chemicals. Wouldn’t do this for a garden where you would grow things to eat.

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