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 400 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (281)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (79)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (185)
  • Durable (179)
  • Holding capacity (151)
  • Drains well (119)
  • Weather proof (92)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (15)
  • Difficult setup (11)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor plants (152)
  • Growing seeds (78)
  • Plant transferal (33)
  • Household plants (11)
  • Herb garden (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (119), Getting started (58), Master gardener (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (180), Yes (21)

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4.0

A Sturdy, Handsome Planter

By Sally

from Hunterdon Co., NJ

Verified Buyer

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

Now that the planter is constructed and in use, I am very pleased with it. I was a little less pleased when I was putting it together. The instructions and the on-line video are good. However, the kit needs pre-drilled holes. I went through several drill bits and wrecked a number of screws as I assembled it. The cedar knots are tough!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

This is the 2nd one we've bought.

By PJO

from Mundelein, IL

Verified Buyer

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

The height of the planter box is great. I like not having to get down on the ground to pick the vegetables. It was not too difficult to put together. We decided to buy another one.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

GOOD STUFF

By mike

from Lake Isabella , CA

Verified Buyer

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

Everything it was cracked up to be !! Extremely convenient !! Easy to assemble !! Plants grow great in it !!
I just bought my second one !!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
2.0

Badly-Aligned Screw Holes, Wood Planks Began Cracking

By Jeff in AZ

from Phoenix AZ

Verified Reviewer

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

As soon as we began assembling our two planters it became apparent that we would have to re-drill several of the screw holes in the aluminum pieces. We had to buy titanium drill bits to make that happen.

Once we finished assembly we placed the planters (empty) in the back yard and one of them began exhibiting cracked wood near the screw holes in the top of planter.

We're really hoping these things don't self-destruct now that I've begun to fill them and plant in earnest.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Wonderful planter

By Louise

from Coeur d'Alene, ID

Verified Buyer

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

This is a great back saver and it looks beautiful in the yard. The vegetables are growing weedless! I love it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Love it!!

By great Mary

from rochester,ny

Verified Buyer

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    Cons

      Best Uses

      • they fit perfectly on the back of my house--adde

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

      This is my second Elevated Planter. Why did I wait so long?

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great planter, seems very sturdy

      By 4Regina

      from NY

      Verified Buyer

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

      I have not used it yet because I just put it together, plus it is the end of July so we may wait till next Spring to start planting. It was pretty simple to put together using the video once you get past the fact that there are no pre-drilled holes in the wood. Plus not sure why they kept saying to don't use the holes second to bottom. Reasons were not mentioned. The box smells great, esp with the cedar oil, and I think it will add some appeal to the yard and will keep rabbits from enjoying the garden. I hope that this will provide many, many years of easy gardening and will stay sturdy through all conditions.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      just what I wanted

      By Habitat Gardener

      from Dublin CA

      Verified Buyer

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

      I had an unused unattractive concrete area on the side of the house. The addition of the 8' elevated planter box made the area useful for planting herbs and made it look more attractive as well. It was not difficult to assemble although a couple holes didn't line up. It wasn't overly frustrating- just added a step. I am very happy with it. It was a good value in my opinion.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      This planter is HUGE!

      By scrappycat

      from Northern Virginia

      Verified Buyer

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

      This thing has tons of room... we are using it to grow our juicing veggies right on our deck. Carrots, beets, kale, spinach, parsley... everything fits. I'm going to use wire garden hoops and micro fabric to make my own bug screen cheaply. Note that it is a little shorter than I thought it would be (the person in the ad picture must be very short). But for quality cedar boards, I couldn't have bought this at the lumber yard and made it for any cheaper. I will be "finishing" the exterior with cedar bed oil to preserve the color.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Useful and beautiful

      By Fontaine

      from Central Pennsylvania

      Verified Buyer

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

      I am very happy with this container garden. Arthritis prevents me from bending over an in-ground garden, and this does the trick. Very sturdy and not overly difficult to put together. I put it on the deck, and it makes a very nice "room" divider also.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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