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Mini garlic bed

It’s easy to build this mini garlic bed from landscaping timber – perfect when space is limited.

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 59

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: 90mm galvanised nails, exterior PVA glue, hammer, Resene Quick Dry, sandpaper, saw, tape measure, tongue and groove landscaping timber (approx 1.5m).

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Half Lemon Grass.

Other ideas: For a cool green look paint the mini garlic bed with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Parsley.

Step 1
Step one
Mark two lengths measuring 300mm and two lengths measuring 450mm from the landscaping timber.
Step 2
Step two
Use the back of the saw to rule a perpendicular cutting line.
Step 3
Step three
Cut the lengths to size with a saw.
Step 4
Step four
Smooth any rough edges with sandpaper.
Step 5
Step five
Assemble the mini garlic bed, as shown, fixing at each corner with PVA glue and 90mm nails.
Step 6
Step six
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the mini garlic bed and allow to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Canterbury Clay to the mini garlic bed and allow to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Canterbury Clay to the mini garlic bed and allow to dry.

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