Feedback
Resene Paints - home page

Mini garlic bed

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

Build a mini garlic bed planter

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.

How to build a mini garden bed

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

Download a PDF of this project

Other projects you might like to try

Make a mug shelf
Mug shelf

Weekend DIY
Paint herb pots
Paint herb pots

Weekend DIY
Make a window box planter
Make a window box

Ways with wood
Make an outside shelf
Outdoor shelf

Ways with wood
Make a cool bird feeder
Feed the birds

Weekend Gardener
Make a bird scarer out of wooden spoons
Daisy bird scarer

Weekend Gardener

View more projects

 

Get inspired ! Subscribe      Get saving ! Apply for a DIY card

Resene Paints Ltd

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!

Resene Paints Ltd   – www.resene.com

View Videos

Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online.   See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.