Sheffield's Willow Landscapes : Sleeper beds / retainers

Sleepers are very versatile and are the ideal building block for creating raised planting beds/vegetable patches of various shapes and sizes and are a less complicated and therefore cheaper alternative to brick or stone for example.

Sleeper beds / retainers

They are also ideal for creating retaining walls and again when used for this purpose, are a much cheaper alternative to a traditional wall.
The above photos demonstrate their uses as both planters and as earth retainers