The DIY garden guru starts by building out the frame using wood pallets and a slatted headboard. He then covers the base with geofabric before filling it with dirt and fertilizer. He presses down on the soil before rolling out a layer of soft green sod on top, creating the bed’s ultra-comfy “mattress”.

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Once construction is complete, adding colorful accessories such as comfy pillows and a light blanket make this bed the perfect spring or summer spot for relaxing with a good book. In Hodges daybed version, the headboard doubles as a planter, which adds even more greenery to the daybed. Those looking to get even more creative could add bookshelves, storage space, or even a wet bar – perfect for those hot summer nights.

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