The Raised Bed Book

From siting and designing, choosing materials and growing media, to ongoing maintenance and how best to care for your plants, The Raised Bed Book by David Hurrion is the final word on growing above ground.

Book cover for The Raised Bed Book by David Hurrion

Whether you want to garden at a more accessible height, improve soil fertility, nurture plants with particular needs, or simply enjoy a closer sensory experience, growing in raised beds will help you reach new heights in the garden.

Raised beds are possible in any sized garden, even on balconies, but it needs expert advice to create the optimum growing conditions, achieve the most practical use of space tailored to your individual needs, and ensure longevity of the raised bed structure.

Featuring clear diagrams, inspired planting plans, and step-by-step photography of beds built from scratch, this book will be the ultimate guide on your raised bed journey.

In addition, 8 international gardeners share their love for raised beds and provide planting designs that will open your eyes to creative possibilities.

David Hurrion has spent more than 20 years writing for and editing garden magazines, and is Associate Editor for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine. Hurrion has frequently appearing on TV (including Gardeners’ World) and radio, both as a regular contributor and expert commentator. He has over 40 years of practical experience in gardening and horticulture amounting to a wealth of hints, tips and inspiration to share.

The Raised Bed Book (Dorling Kindersley Ltd) will be released on the 7th of March 2024.