Over 2000 products available, from gardening and landscaping equipment to cement mixers and power tools.
How to fit a lock
Take up your next DIY challenge with help from the Homebase guides. Learn how to fit a new door lock with our expert online guide. Read all about it now.
How to put up a shelf
Take the guesswork out of putting up your shelves with this useful guide by Homebase. Explore the detailed how to guide & make DIY a straightforward exercise.
How to insulate your loft
Loft insulation is one of the best ways to save money around the home. It only takes a few hours to do, so find out all you need to know in this Homebase guide.
How to lay a brick wall
Laying a brick wall at home? Visit Homebase today and read our step by step guide. With everything from useful tips to the tools you'll need, be inspired at Homebase.
Kitchen planning & installation
Your dream kitchen is as easy as...plan, select, create, enjoy!
Create your perfect paint in your perfect colour, with our colour matching service in store.
How to hang & remove wallpaper
Learn how to hang and remove wall paper with our step-by-step guide. Whether you want to create a focal wall or want to spruce up your home decor, watch now.
How to paint walls & ceilings
Get the finish you crave in any room with our expert painting tips. The Homebase guide gives help & advice when it comes to painting walls & ceilings. Read now.
Top 10 storage ideas to tidy your home
From cleaning caddies to bicycle racks, use these clever storage ideas to keep your home tidy and maximise available space.
Was this guide useful?
A vertical garden is a great way to bring some greenery into a small area like a patio or a balcony, without taking up too much ground space.
What you'll need:
Done in a Day
You'll need to set aside a day to comfortably complete this project
First, measure out the dimensions of your raised bed, then use a spade to remove the top layer of grass where it is going to sit. Rake and level the ground to make sure it's flat.
Position corner stakes at the inside join of each of the 4 corners of the bed. Hammer them into the ground, leaving enough timber exposed to drill your rails into. Use a spirit level to check that they're straight in the ground and that the tops are level with each other.
Attach the boards to the stakes using galvanised screws. Use a try square to check that the corners are 90°.
Fill with compost to suit your chosen plant types. Then you can finally move on to planting fruits, vegetables or flowers in your new raised bed.