The frame used to raise garden beds.

Photo: Fritz Lenneman

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Here are some photos from my most recent weekend project. The weather was nice in Chicago, getting all the way up to the 60s with warm sun, so we decided it was time to raise our garden beds.

The day started in our hardware store's lumber department. We purchased enough 1"x6" pieces of cedar—not pressure treated; a chemical in that process is harmful to plants—to make three 50-inch by 50-inch boxes.
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