2’ x 8’ Elevated Cedar Planter Box

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Exclusive | Elevated Planter Boxes Are Easy to Plant, Tend and Harvest

At 29" high, this attractive cedar planter is the perfect height for easy growing, eliminating the need to stoop, bend, kneel and reach. It's a generous 10" deep so you can grow big plants like tomatoes and root crops like carrots. With 16 square feet of growing space, there's plenty of room for multiple crops, yielding a generous harvest. Set up one or more of these rectangular beds around the edge of your patio to create a convenient kitchen garden, or fill them with flowers for a stunning display. Like our other cedar raised beds, the sides are held in place with our sleek and sturdy aluminum corners. There's a false floor made of cedar slats, set 10" down from the top so there's plenty of root space for vegetables and flowers. Excess water drains through slats; vents in the sides allow air to circulate and excess moisture to evaporate.

Product Details

  • Easy assembly
  • Cedar with aluminum corners and imported fabric liner
  • 96" L x 24" W x 29" H
  • Holds approx. 13 cubic feet (329 dry quarts) of container mix
  • Please note that planter boxes cannot hold regular garden soil, topsoil, sand, clay or rocks
  • Includes free planting guide
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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:2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box
 
4.5

(based on 352 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (244)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (73)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (162)
  • Durable (156)
  • Holding capacity (133)
  • Drains well (106)
  • Weather proof (81)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (13)
  • Difficult setup (7)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor plants (132)
  • Growing seeds (67)
  • Plant transferal (30)
  • Household plants (9)
  • Herb garden (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (161), Yes (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (101), Getting started (51), Master gardener (12)

Reviewed by 352 customers

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5.0

loved it so much I bought one for my mother- in-law

By Karen

from Massachusetts

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Drains Well
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Growing Seeds
    • Outdoor Plants
    • Plant Transferal

    Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

    I wanted to start growing my own vegetables but had no great place in our yard - however, we have a large patio with lots of sunlight. This was a perfect solution. We had such good results last year that I instantly thought of my mother-in-law who has had a garden for years, but after hip replacement has had more challenges working her garden in the ground. This elevated bed will allow her to continue without all the up and down.

     
    5.0

    I would recommend this product

    By SaintArno

    from MA

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Sturdy
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor Plants

      Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

      I bought this last season and it has held up very well to New England weather. It is sturdy and attractive too! I lined mine with gardening fabric and draining hasn't been a problem. I would def recommend.

       
      5.0

      I love this planter box! Beautiful and easy to put up!

      By Bopeep

      from Oklahoma

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Drains Well
      • Holding Capacity
      • Lightweight
      • Sturdy
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Plants

        Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

        Planter for front yard to enjoy from inside or outside.

         
        5.0

        excited to use this product

        By DoverDavis

        from Franklin, TN

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Drains Well
        • Holding Capacity
        • Sturdy
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor Plants

          Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

          I am in my 60s and was quite able to assemble these (I bought 2) by myself. I did need help of a couple of pre teen neighbor boys to move them into place. I admit it would have been easier to assemble with a helper, but there were none available at the time I was assembling. Still haven't determined the best spot for them, so haven't loaded them with soil yet. they seem very sturdy.

           
          5.0

          I liked it so much I bought my mom one

          By SmithsonianOTE

          from Columbus, OH

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Drains Well
          • Holding Capacity
          • Sturdy
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor Plants

            Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

            Although my father and husband didn't read the instructions well, it held up to their unneccessary modifications before going back the original way.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My back is grateful but the groundhog isn't

            By Satomom

            from New Hampshire

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Drains Well
            • Holding Capacity
            • Lightweight
            • Sturdy
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor Plants

              Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

              I bought two of these planters to deter the local groundhogs (who can jump up to 24") and to make vegetable gardening easier on my lower back. They supplement three large raised beds I built -- and were so much faster to assemble! I assembled both beds on my own and completed the task in a little over an hour. While an extra pair of hands might have been nice, it isn't impossible to assemble these solo if you use a little ingenuity. My husband and I carried the two units to their designated spot in the garden; a little heavy but not impossible to carry. I was worried they'd be too top heavy and easy to knock over if I leaned on them while gardening, but now that they've got the soil in them, they're solid. So far, I'm very pleased with these beds!

               
              3.0

              Don't forget you drill

              By MDman

              from Baltimore, MD

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design

              Cons

              • Difficult To Assemble

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor Plants

              Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

              Overall a good product. The real issues occur in the final stages of assembly. The more that has been assembled the harder it becomes to align the bolt holes and attach the nuts. In fact, the holes in the two long braces do not match at all. One brace has two holes and the other three and none of them match. Just be prepared to drill new holes and experience some level of frustration during the process.

              I have not planted the box but I am concerned about the depth being sufficient to grow tomatoes but only time will tell.

               
              5.0

              Makes gardening fun.

              By Sandra

              from Fort Worth, TX

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Drains Well
              • Holding Capacity
              • Sturdy
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Growing Seeds
                • Outdoor Plants
                • square foot vegetable gardeing

                Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

                My arthritis makes bending over or getting on my knees really hard. This container has 16 square feet of space and is doing a marvelous job of square foot gardening.. My daughter and I are already harvesting leaf crops and herbs and eagerly anticipating the beans, peppers, tomatoes and melons that are staring to set. Amazing how easy this planter has made it all!

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this again. It is awesome. Highly recommend it

                By diva

                from PA

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Drains Well
                • Holding Capacity
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                • needs staining to keep nice year to year.

                Best Uses

                • Outdoor Plants

                Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

                Last year converted to elevated planters. Love the ease of it, can plant everything I love, without the hassle of weeds. Easy on the back too!

                 
                5.0

                i bought this item for my wife she loves it

                By scott

                from Royersford Pa.

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Drains Well
                • Holding Capacity
                • Sturdy
                • Weather Resistant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Growing Seeds
                  • Outdoor Plants

                  Comments about : 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box:

                  for egg plants and cucumbers so far

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