Raised Bed Garden Railroad Ties. Raised beds are poorly understood and highly overrated IMO, except for those who physically cannot get down to deal with ground-level beds or want to start things very early in a cold climate. Now your raised bed is ready for growing plants.
If i could find some I would use them in a heart beat. they never ROT!!! try that with this new crap pressure treated lumber. Raised Garden Beds from Railroad Ties Using leftover oak and barn wood to build tall raised beds in my small railroad ties garden that I built two years ago in my yard. Taming a hillside with terraces may require different bed dimensions than those used for flat-land vegetable gardens. wood or railroad ties for your raised-bed garden frame!
Now your raised bed is ready for growing plants.
I drove rebar into the ties (after pre-drilling smaller holes in them) to tie them together.
Exposure to creosote has been shown to cause cancer. Railroad Ties are NOT Legal for Home Landscape Use. Perhaps the soil in your backyard is rocky and of. * NOTE * Do NOT use railroad ties in a veggie garden if they are seeping creosote.
My husband and I built raised beds using railroad ties.. How to Create a Raised Flower Bed Using Railroad Ties. Durable roadbed for garden railroads, as a topic, developed for me after retirement. Use goggles and a dust mask while cutting the wood. I couldn't afford raised cedar beds either.