How to build the perfect raised bed: Rake the existing soil at the bottom of the bed to level it, then tamp it smooth. Line the bed with hardware cloth to keep out gophers and moles; trim the cloth with shears to fit around corner posts.
My Summer Project - Glamorizing the Pergola hanging baskets, lights, flowers. BEST price on cool looking hanging string patio/pergola lights. This lighted back pergola will be my inspiration (Edit:see post for my complete lighted pergola!