DIY Idea: Repurpose A Dresser Into A Veggie Garden

DIY Idea: Repurpose A Dresser Into A Veggie Garden

Allison Verdoorn
May 13, 2011

It hurts me to say this but there are some dressers out there that are really beyond help and have ended their lives as dressers. But there is a solution! Diggers List has come up with a tutorial for turning those old dressers into wonderful container vegetable gardens. Find out more after the jump.

Stuck with a few ugly dressers and a small yard the folks over at Diggers List decided to turn the drawers into a raised bed container garden.

This is an easy project that uses simple materials:

• two or more 2×4 or 2×6 boards in the length necessary to allow you to lean against a fence, house or another structure at a 45-60 degree angle
• additional 1×4 or 2×4 scraps or boards to make brackets for the drawers to slide into – 4 per drawer
• 2×4 to cut as cross bracing to go below each dresser drawer
• dresser drawers
• deck or long drywall screws
• protractor
• table saw or circular saw
• power drill/screwdriver

An easy day project the tutorial provided on Diggers List is comprehensive and easy to follow. I can't wait to try it out!

(Images: Diggers List)

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