.. and here is the sloped curved garden maintained by sleepers (3 good pictures for added inspiration!)
I like the stairs here...fill in with wood (rather than gravel or something else)
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inexpensive but really effective- sleeper construction raised garden beds
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raised flower bed with the built bench could easily add to my front porch slightly lower bench becomes steps