Planter box

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How To Build A Tall Planter Box in 6 Steps

Would you like to create a tall planter box for your garden? These planters are perfect for deep-rooted, trailing and larger plants. 

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What’s the Best Soil for a Planter Box?

Soil is the main provider of nutrients for your plants so it’s important to know each plant’s nutritional requirements before filling a planter box with soil for the first time.

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How to Make a DIY Triangular Planter Box

Triangular planter boxes are very unusual and they’re an easy shape to construct. Triangular planter boxes often seem to be made of wood but there are plenty of ceramic, metal, and plastic versions available too.

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How to Make a DIY Corner Planter Box: Tips & Ideas

Corner box planters can be used indoors and outdoors to fill an under-utilised space with foliage and bright colours. Find out how to make your own.

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How To Build a DIY Plywood Planter Box in 5 Steps

If you’re after a cheap planter box and are up for the challenge of building your own, consider making a plywood planter box.

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How to Make a DIY Square Planter Box and Save Money

Thinking of adding a new planter to your collection? Why not try making a square wooden planter box? They are quite easy to build if you’re thinking of doing it yourself.

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10 Deck Planter Box Ideas to Liven up Your Dull Decking

Are you thinking of decorating your decking with a few planters? In this article, we’ll look at some deck planter box ideas to spruce up your outdoor space.

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How to Build a Brick Planter Box That Stands the Test of Time

Are you thinking of creating a permanent brick planter on your patio or in your garden? Brick planters are fairly simple to build as long as you follow a few critical instructions.

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How to Make an Angled Planter Box (Step by Step)

Tired of straight lines and average planter boxes? You could build an angled planter box instead. In this article, we’ll show you how to build a simple angled planter box from readily available materials in just a few hours.

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How to Build a DIY Railing Planter Box and Hang it Securely

A bit of greenery never hurt a railing. Building your own DIY railing planter box is a good way to reinvent an old railing or adorn a new one. You can grow flowers or herbs in it and enjoy it for years to come.

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How To Build A Tiered Planter Box

Building a tiered planter can be a fun DIY project and, with some planning, it’s quite simple to do. You can even get your kids to help you out. If you’re up for the challenge, follow our guide to building your own tiered planter box.

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Do‌ ‌Wooden Planter‌s ‌Need‌ ‌Drainage Holes?‌ ‌Yes!

If you want healthy and happy plants, giving your planter boxes drainage holes is a good idea. They prevent water from pooling in your planter boxes and reduce the risk of rot.

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How to Make a Planter Box From Decking Boards in 5 Steps

Decking boards are usually made from pressure-treated wood, cedar or redwood – tough woods that will last for many years. If you’ve finished a decking project and have some spare deck boards, why not make your own planter box?

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Planter Boxes With Bench Seating Ideas

After a hard day’s work in the garden, there’s nothing better than sitting on a bench with a cuppa. Whether you prefer a raised bed with a lounger bench seat or two planter boxes with a bench in between, keep reading for ideas to find a planter bench that best suits your space.

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11 Planter Box Planting Ideas

Thinking of getting a planter box for your home or garden? There’s so much you can do with one that you might feel a bit overwhelmed. To help you out, take a look at our creative planter box planting ideas and bring your planter to life.

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How to Make a Cheap Rustic Wood Planter Box in 4 Steps

If you love the look of old planters, why not DIY a wooden rustic planter box? Follow our simple guide and enjoy this sustainable project.

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How to Build a DIY Planter Box With a Privacy Screen Attached

Privacy screen planters can add personality to any garden without sacrificing on style. Find out how to build your own privacy screen planter, one step at a time.

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Do Wooden Planters Rot? 10 Ways to Stop Planters Rotting

A wooden planter is quite prone to rotting, especially if exposed to moisture. Here’s what you need to know if you want your wooden planter box to stay rot-free.

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7 Best Waterproof Liners For Planter Boxes (How to Use)

Do you have a metal or a wooden planter box that needs some protection against moisture? You’ll be surprised to see how many options you have when it comes to protecting your planter boxes.

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How to Choose the Best Planter Box for Succulents: 8 Ideas

Discover which planter box is suitable for your succulents and the best way to care for them so that you can enjoy these attractive plants for many years to come.

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How to Make a DIY Potato Planter Box

Potatoes are one of the most delicious and versatile vegetables and they’re also really easy to grow! Find out how to make your own simple potato planter box.

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How to Build a Strawberry Planter Box

Strawberries are very easy to grow and don’t require much maintenance. If you want to grow strawberries in planters, let’s look at a few ways you can do it and some creative DIY planter ideas.

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How to Build a Corrugated Metal Planter Box

When it comes to industrial looking garden planters, corrugated metal has the edge. Let’s take a look at how to build your own corrugated sheet metal planter box and where you can find some ready-made versions.

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How to Build a Wine Box Planter From Old Crates

You can make a simple wine box planter for a lot less than the cost of a similar ready-made planter (and it’ll look better too!). Follow our easy steps for building a wine box planter on legs.

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Can You Grow a Tree in a Planter Box? (How to Build it)

Discover the best type of planter box for a tree and how to keep your tree happy and healthy for many years to come.

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How to Build a Breeze Block Planter Box (Cheap Raised Bed)

Need to add a new planter box to your garden? Give cinder blocks or concrete blocks a try. In this post, we’ll guide you through the process of building a breeze block planter box step by step.

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How to Build a Greenhouse Planter Box (Plans + Ideas)

A greenhouse provides a stable temperature with direct sunlight, shelter and watering systems. Growing seedlings in a planter box inside the greenhouse offers gardeners an effective way to separate plants and boost yields, while also allowing safe access for children and pets.

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How to Build a Planter Box Around a Tree

Building a planter box around a tree is easy and can be inexpensive too. Follow our simple 6 step guide to making a barren area under a tree look fantastic.

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Best Wooden & Plastic Trellis Planters To Buy

Whether you need a trellis planter box to house a climbing rose in your garden or add privacy to a balcony, there’s something for every style and budget!

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23 Fence Planter Box Ideas to Decorate Railing & Fences

Adding planter boxes to a fence can be fun. You can get creative with old gumboots, plastic bottles, tires, and many other DIY ideas.

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7 Easy Pallet Planter Box Ideas

When you next receive a delivery that’s packaged on wooden pallets, why not turn the pallets into something useful?

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How to Build a Window Planter Box and What to Plant in it

Window planters provide a beautiful focal point both inside and outside the house.  Learn how to make your own wooden window planter box, what to plant in it and how to keep it looking great all year round.

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7 Types of Best Wood for a Planter Box

When choosing the wood for a planter box, you’ll need to consider a few things. Find out the pros and cons of different woods and the most sustainable options.

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How to Make a Gutter Planter in 4 Steps (Gutter Garden Ideas)

Cheap and versatile, rain gutters are a great solution if you need more gardening space. Find out how to make a rain gutter planter box and grow some space.

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How to Make DIY Galvanised Planters: Tips & Ideas

Building a galvanised planter box is easy and inexpensive. There’s not much that can go wrong if you take it step by step. Here’s how.

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How to Build a Simple DIY Stone Planter Box

You don’t need any special skills to build a stone planter box. Decide on the size, gather your materials, and follow our step by step guide.

Wall-mounted pallet planter
How to Make a DIY Pallet Planter: 5 Ideas Anyone Can Build

Wooden pallets are easy to get hold of, robust and ideal for upcycling into items for your garden. Learn how to make a pallet planter box that looks incredible.

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10 Best Urban Planter Boxes for a Modern Gardening Space

Whether you’ve got an understated urban garden, a compact courtyard or a bijoux balcony, we’ve rounded up some of the very best urban planter boxes to suit your space and your budget.

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How to Build a Vegetable Planter Box: Grow Healthy Foods

There are few things more satisfying than growing and picking your own home-grown vegetables, salad or herbs. Learn how to build a planter box for vegetables and get started on your food growing journey.

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How to Waterproof the Inside of a Wood Planter Box (4 Steps)

Wooden planter boxes look fantastic but will eventually break down over time. Learn how to waterproof a wooden planter box and help it to last for years.

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How To Fill A Wooden Planter Box: 8 Ideas What to Fill With

Filling large planter boxes with compost can be very expensive. Find out the best and most cost-effective way to fill a wooden planter box.

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10 Indoor Planter Box Ideas to Greenify Your Home or Office

From surprisingly smart planters to elegant glass terrariums, there are myriad ways to get some foliage into your home or work environment. Here are 10 indoor planter box ideas to inspire you.

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How To Build A Planter Box For A Deck

Fancy livening up your decking with some stylish and easy to make planter boxes? Follow our step by step guide to learn how to build a planter box for a deck.

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8 Best Herb Planter Boxes to Buy

If you fancy planting up a herb box for your kitchen windowsill or creating an outdoor herb planter garden, we’ve rounded up some of the best herb planter boxes.

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10 Herbs for Planter Boxes That Won’t Die on You Easily

Here’s our guide to the best herbs to grow in a planter box and how to get the best results.

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How to Build a Simple Arbour with Planter Boxes & Creative DIY Ideas

An arbour is a great choice to decorate a walkway in your garden or create a stunning focal point. Here’s how to make a simple arbour with planter boxes.

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How to Build‌ a ‌DIY Hanging‌ ‌Planter‌ ‌Box‌ ‌in 6 Steps

If you’re feeling bored at home and your patio could do with spicing up, why not build a hanging planter box? It’s really easy to do with our simple 6 step guide.

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8 Effortless Herb Planter Box Ideas

Are you thinking of planting a herb garden box? Here are 8 easy herb planter box ideas to get you started on your herb growing journey.

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5 Simple DIY Hanging Planter Boxes You Can Make

Are you thinking of hanging some planter boxes to liven up your home or garden? Here are a few fun hanging planter box ideas to get you started.

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10 Creative Planter Box Ideas Anyone Can Do

If you’d like to add a planter box to your outdoor space but aren’t sure where to start, here are some creative planter box ideas to help inspire you.