If old wooden stairs are no longer stable, you can use the repurposed wood for raised garden beds.
When a reader from Arizona replaced her wooden stairs, she found a great new use for the wood.
Photo by Melanie Martinez
When it came time to replace the wooden stairs that led to my home, I wanted to find another purpose for the old wood. I decided to turn the stairs into two raised garden beds. I left one of the stairs in its original form, to lay flat for sitting on or to function as a small work surface.
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