Gardening can be a relaxing hobby that still allows the hobbyist outdoor activity. The gardens themselves may be small or large, elaborate or simple and may hold any number of growing items. Deciding on the type of garden to create is one of the most important decisions for the beginning gardener.
Raised garden beds are a self-contained option for gardens. They usually sit several inches off the ground and are often simple and inexpensive to create. Many can even be built from re-purposed or recycled parts. Look here for some great do-it-yourself ideas for raised garden beds.