BLOG: Wooden Planters

BLOG: Wooden Planters

Why Wood? 

Contemporary modern gardens are what most people are looking for today and wooden planters add instant style to sleek garden design. Most wooden planters are square or rectanguar so suit contemporary lines. A traditional material in a variety of natural woods which can be left in its natural state or be painted in a colour that blends in with the design of the overall garden.

Flexible & Fibrous

In addition to the design dynamics, there are many advantages to using wooden planters in your garden, on the patio or to line paths. This includes the fact it is a flexible and fibrous material which does not damage in heavy frosts and also provides good heat insulation to the soil. Wood is also slow to dry out during the summer months. It is a versatile material that is great for using for vegetable gardens and for herbs.

 

Keep in control

As wooden planters are generally more spacious they are ideal for using with plants that spread rapidly. Such plants include bamboo and mint. If you want instant screening bamboo is ideal and by using a large wooden planter you can keep the roots under control.

 

Space Savers

If you have limited space you can plant small decorative trees and topiary together with seasonal plants and seasonal bedding for extra colour. This gives you an instant garden in a planter!

Extend the life

To ensure you get the most life out of your wooden planters it is best to line them to avoid early decay. Use a permeable landscaping fabric and pierce with a couple of holes for drainage.

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Posted by Tina Abbey
20th July 2018

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