How to make a "raised up" raised vegetable bed with storage underneath . 
In a small garden, space is always at a premium so here is how I have  a simple idea to maximising the space. 

Step 1: The wooden bed: materials

Old bunk bed (slats)
Other wood will also be required 
wooden crate
Old plastic shower curtain
Hollow fibre stuff used for quilting
Porous woven material , I used an old tarpaulin but have used builders bulk delivery bag
Wood preserver, .
I did this project before even seeing this! RV stores receive most of their shipments in wooden boxes about this size and shape. Simply cut a hole in the side to let the water drain out, and add legs. In my case, I used milk boxes I got from the local convenience store, and stapled a heavy duty garbage bag to the bottom of the box, and a bucket under the hole. This is actually my indoor seed starting table. <br />
&nbsp;This is a great idea and perfect for ppl with bad backs as well as a space multiplyer. Am I right in assuming the plastic is to make it easier to water all the containers?
&nbsp;The plastic is to keep some moisture under the plants esp in hot dry weather and to reduce water run off and therefore waste
Not sure about your instructable, but I love your lil garden.<br />
I think I will tray. Thanks
Looks good, and effective.<br /> <br /> L<br />

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Bio: I live in Somerset, England. I have always been practical and creative. I just love problem solving and reusing/ recycling materials for my projects..
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