Growing plants in your yard is not easy. But if you can make the task easy, why shouldn’t you resort to clever tricks? The DIY Raised Garden Bed (MyDailyRandomness Blog) is one such trick that will definitely help. Besides the improved quality of the soil as well as better drain access benefited from a raised garden bed, you can still have issues reaching some of your plants; and that was the whole point of having a raised garden bed in the first place – easier access and less effort. That’s why a garden bed in a U-shape is simply brilliant! With this instead of a large rectangle, you can reach across the entire raised garden with less effort. Here are the tools you will need for the project: a circular saw, a power drill/driver, a hammer and a trowel. Grab your pine and cedar planks, see the photo-guideline and you should be on your way to building the perfect raised garden bed. The U-shape is a good direction but there are other ideas and shapes you can implement. Take a closer look and pick your favorite!