Raised Beds

For Everyone

Raised beds are a great way of introducing children to the activity of growing plants, which is a great way of applying knowledge and practising skills learnt in the classroom including plant care and growth, measuring and counting.

Raised beds can be built on any surface and the vast majority of vegetables can successfully be grown in them. They are a great way to get children closer to plants and the beds have a longer growing season than ground level planting beds (as the soils warms up more quickly). Other advantages include reducing pest problems as well as being aesthetically pleasing.