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ST JOHN'S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA - NOVEMBER 22: Prince Harry arrives for the unveiling of the dedication to The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy and Arbour Day Fair at Queen Victoria Park Botanical Gardens on the third day of an official visit on November 22, 2016 in St John's, Antigua and Barbuda. Prince Harry's visit to The Caribbean marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Two weeks ago, I kept saying I’m going to get a project going that involves outside. Then, I started thinking, I’ve been thinking about a raised garden bed for weeks. I saw a few online, but I was dead set on building one. I wanted to do something that I could include my kids on.

So, I decided I’m going to finally get this garden bed going. Whew! It’s work, but I’ve prayed over my seeds, so I know it’s going to be worth it. So we set out to Walmart and Lowe’s to make it happen. Here are a few of the supplies that I got, but, build it to your liking.

At Lowe’s I purchased a 16-ft long board that was about 12 inches thick. Lowe’s will cut boards for you for free, so I got this cut into (4)4-ft boards.

Once I got the boards home, I also purchase some 4-in wood screws from Lowe’s. Make sure get a decent quality screws. You could probably get away with 3-in screws, but I preferred these. Once I got the boards together, we added landscape wire to the bottom. I would suggest using a staple gun to staple the wire to the bottom of the garden bed.

Once I did this, we moved the bed to its final spot. Before we started the build though, we dug the ground underneath and sort of tilled the dirt. We planted kale and cucumbers. We will let you know how it turned out. Here is the final product.