Using raised beds should help with weeds getting into your vegetable garden. Follow along at the link to see how to build them.
Keep your gardens contained and up off the ground by building your own raised planter beds using this tutorial.
These raised planter boxes or garden beds are make simply with 2 x 4s. Follow along at the link and build a few for your backyard.
This raised garden bed is a simple frame of rot-resistant lumber that holds soil in place and brings it to a height that is easy for everyone to reach without stepping onto precious plants—plus no more dirty knees.
Surrounded by timbers and filled with rich soil, the raised bed lets you customize your plants nutrients and moisture. It also brings the garden to the gardener, allowing you to easily maintain your plants without stooping.
If you have a heavy clay soil, you may find it easier to grow your vegetables in raised beds. Not only does the soil drain freely, but it also warms up faster in spring.
This raised bed plan is so simple you could build several of various sizes in one day. The simple corner trim detail serves to both cover the end grain of the side pieces as well as reinforcing the corners.