Model # RC6T21B

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Greenes Fence 4 ft. x 8 ft. x 10.5 in. Dovetail Cedar Raised Garden Bed

Greenes Fence

4 ft. x 8 ft. x 10.5 in. Dovetail Cedar Raised Garden Bed

  • Unfinished rough sawn cedar
  • Board Thickness 11/16 - 3/4 in.
  • Raised Garden Bed made of North American cedar
$90.18 /each

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The Greenes 4 ft. x 8 ft. x 10.5 in. Dovetail Raised Garden Bed gives you the flexibility to mix and match plants for the garden you've always wanted. The divided frame is like having two gardens in one, with plenty of space for all the plants you want to grow. You'll be on your way to a fantastic garden in no time with our quick and easy assembly. Just slide the boards by hand into the corner joints for a secure, solid connection. Add your soil and plants and then watch your garden thrive.

  • Boards simply slide into dovetail joints for assembly in minutes
  • Turns any level outdoor surface into a beautiful garden
  • Raised bed lets soil drain properly and encourages healthy plant growth
  • Crafted in the United States from naturally rot- and insect-resistant cedar
  • Stacks with other Greenes dovetail raised garden bed kits
  • Expands into more configurations with any Greenes raised garden bed kit
  • 30 Cu. Ft. of soil needed to fill raised beds

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can I put more than one of these together?

I have a 24 ft space on the back of my garage. Would I be able to join 3 of these together?
Asked by: ndkmk
Yes, they are made for adding more forming length as well as height.
Answered by: Earnie
Date published: 2017-03-24

Is the wood treated with anything?

Just wondering if it is just cedar, or cedar with any stain, or other wood treatments applied.
Asked by: veggielover
The wood is not treated.
Answered by: Particular
Date published: 2017-03-14

what type of lining would you use for the inside of planter box being build

Asked by: doedoe
This Cedar is probably made mostly of 'sapwood', not 'heartwood'. Its life expectancy will be short when exposed to moisture and insects, EVEN though it is Cedar. For best extended life, use a 6 mil clear or black plastic (black is easier to see damage to it = holes, cuts, etc) on the inside between the wood and the dirt, and make it fold underneath the wood to minimize contact with damp dirt. The plastic that is covered by dirt will last for many, many years, but the portion exposed to sunlight will breakdown within a year or two. What I do to make it last longer, is to put a small strip of cedar, redwood, or pine (minimum of 3" high) along the inside top edge screwed onto the main boards. This sandwiches the plastic sheet between both boards and protects it from sunlight. The dirt must cover the bottom of this strip of wood to protect the sheeting from UV rays. This strip will be the only thing that will need to be replaced every so many years. This has worked for me for many years. Raised bed panels/boards that were not protected (redwood) rotted on the inside where sapwood existed at an alarming rate, but the later ones that I protected with plastic looked new on the inside when I replace the plastic, AFTER many years of service. I had to replace the plastic because the top was not protected from UV rays, HENCE, I now install a protective layer of wood or garden edging, using either stainless steel screws or HOT Dipped Galvanized ones. I am getting ready to make some large raised beds, and this is the economical method I will use on most, but on some, I will use the method described below. Another liner that is much more durable, but more expensive, which I have also used is PVC Pond Liners and I cut them into strips to cover the whole inside and underneath of the bottom boards. Still use the strip on the top to hold the liner tight, but I am not worried about the UV deterioration or accidental damage with the gardening tools, since this liner is much thicker and stronger. Here is one sold by HD http://www.homedepot.com/p/Beckett-10-ft-x-12-ft-PVC-Pond-Liner-PL822HD/100030118
Answered by: SavedByGrace
Date published: 2017-02-22

how much soil is needed for a box

Asked by: andre
Fill garden box with soil, compost, mixture within 2inches from top.
Answered by: Lola
Date published: 2016-07-20
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4 ft. x 8 ft. x 10.5 in. Dovetail Cedar Raised Garden Bed is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 377.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Rotted and warped after 2 years use We bought many of these beds for a community garden, creating beds of various heights and shapes. We were very pleased with how easily they were assembled and how beautiful they looked. We put an outline of the space with bricks so that the cedar would not directly touch the ground. Now after two years, some of the planks have warped, letting soil leak through. We put boards in at 2 feet which we nailed the planks to. Also there is rot at the dovetailed ends of planks and the posts. We reversed the posts and replaced some planks. I think the sides that come in contact with soil should be lined with plastic. Unless Greenes comes up with a system to improve the wear on this product, I do not recommend it. Greenes is trying to work with us to remedy our complaint and concerns.
Date published: 2016-04-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I have had these raised beds 2 years , they rotted and had to be replaced. I thought this bed sho... I have had these raised beds 2 years , they rotted and had to be replaced. I thought this bed should have lasted more than two growing seasons, very disappointed. They were difficult to put together because the boards were not straight.
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from It was great while it lasted We purchased several of these kits in Spring 2014 to assemble a raised bed vegetable garden. Assembly was easy and it looked great the first year (2014). It looked pretty ok in 2015, but now it's March 2016 and the entire thing is falling apart. The dovetail parts that inserts into the end posts have rotted away, so the sides are pulling out of the posts and spilling dirt all over my yard. We will have to tear down the entire garden and rebuild it using better materials. We had hoped that this product would last longer than 24 months, considering the cost. Now we will have to spent more time and money to replace it - very disappointing performance.
Date published: 2016-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Was easy to put together. Hardest part was leveling the ground!! No instructions so I put it to... Was easy to put together. Hardest part was leveling the ground!! No instructions so I put it together and thought they had some extra 4 ft. boards.. only to find out I should have used them in the center of the raised bed.. of course, this was after I has put some soil in the box!!
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from We were not happy with the quality of this product and returned it. We made our own raised bed b... We were not happy with the quality of this product and returned it. We made our own raised bed box that is similar but much better quality.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These were the best product for the value. They went together very easy. The kids at our school love them and want to do more. We bought 6 and want to get 6 more. Hope we win.
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice product. Would have given it a top review except... Nice product. Would have given it a top review except two boards were warped and unusable.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not very impressed I bought 6 garden boxes and I was not very impressed with the quality of the wood. Some boards were not straight at all and some were chipped. The kits are very easy to put together though. This was my first time ordering online from Home Depot and I was disappointed with their mistake because they only delivered 5 boxes so I had to wait over a week for them to send me another one. One of the boxes was missing the screws and they were supposed to send them to me on the second delivery but they screwed that up too. The wood color and cut of the last was kit was vastly different. Overall I don't think I'll buy from Home Depot online again.
Date published: 2016-07-07
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