At RaisedBeds.com we’re hearing the clarion call of summer from somewhere under the frost. That means getting our gardens set up, plants planted, and pests kept out. So, before weeding season begins we’ve been fantasizing about the top five products we’d like in our yards.

5. Tomato Ladders

Just right for the job and they look awesome

That “V” shape that looks so awesome is there to cradle tomatoes against wind damage and breakage, and they can hold over 100 pounds of fruit. As far as trellises go, we want it in our raised beds because it’s durable and long lasting, and we want the best things.

RB_post-break4. Dovetail Raised Beds – So easy to put together, and the price is great

So easy to put together, and the price is great

So easy to put together, and the price is great

These Raised beds made our list fairly quickly, starting with the conversation: “I just want my bed up and done.” The assembly is a dream, and perfect for anyone who wants to get growing right away.

RB_post-break3. Pest Control Pop-ups

Anything to keep the pests from deer to Japanese beetles out. We want our produce!

Anything to keep the pests from deer to Japanese beetles out. We want our produce!

Yes, it’s spring and soon going to be summer which means combating the bane of any gardener’s existence: the pests, four and six-footed. The mesh is fine enough to let in light, while tightly woven to keep bugs out. It was an easy choice for the “must have” list.

RB_post-break2. Raised Bed Corners

For a lot of us at RB.com, we want to do it ourselves, and get down in the dirt

For a lot of us at RB.com, we want to do it ourselves, and get down in the dirt

Even with the great options for pre-made raised beds, several of us prefer the ability to make their own custom beds—fitting any size they care to build, and using locally milled boards. With our raised bed corners it’s easy and completely economical.

RB_post-break1. The Farmstead Raised Bed

It's beautiful, comes ready-made for fast assembly, and built by an American Craftsman. We love it, and we want it.

It’s beautiful, comes ready-made for fast assembly, and built by an American Craftsman. We love it, and we want it.

The Farmstead Raised Beds are just spectacular. They come out of Massachusetts convenient, stylish, and durable. They’re a top contender for RaisedBeds.com‘s favorite kind of raised bed to put together and plant.