Raised beds or large Planter made of wood You can find it in the garden department for a certain price. With a bit of manual skill, some free time and wood remnants, you can also build something beautiful yourself and design it according to your personal taste. Wooden slats, boards or crates can be transformed into practical planters. An old barrel is also suitable for this purpose. A lot of tools are not needed for this. A hammer, nails, a cordless screwdriver and possibly a hand saw, if the wood is not already cut into matching pieces, is all you need. Everything else is up to you and your imagination. Gather ideas and great examples of large wooden planters in the outdoor area.
Build raised beds or large planters made of wood yourself
If you want to grow ornamental plants in your garden or on the balcony, wooden planters could be used effectively for this purpose. Make wood remnants of a medium-sized raised bed, a small vertical garden or a spice garden from a Euro pallet. These and other cool ideas follow in the photo gallery.
Making large wooden planters yourself – Great DIY ideas and tips
Building planters made of wood itself does not have to be complicated. In the following we show you how easy a great piece of jewelery for the outdoor area can be. The materials needed for the tubs are found in almost every apartment. This DIY project is most suitable for balconies or terraces that are covered. The bucket should not be exposed to direct moisture.
– Moving box – as free as possible of fonts or stamps
– solid copper wire
– Wooden slats or boards – the length should correspond to the side of the box
– solid plastic bag
– Hot glue
Planter made of wood with copper frame for terrace or balcony build yourself
Look for a moving box of the desired size so that the finished wooden planter will look good in its later place. Use the plastic bag to carefully cover the inside of the box. This ensures a long-lasting hold. After the inside is done, we continue with the outside. Arrange the wooden slats or boards horizontally and fix them with hot glue. The base made of copper wire form with the help of a pair of pliers and fasten it at the four lower corners. For safety’s sake, you can attach an additional, fifth foot in the middle of the carton bottom. The last step is to pick a suitable plant that fits in the box and is not too heavy for the tinkered construction. Note that this planter made of wood should be used decorative and is not weatherproof.
Craft decorative wooden planters
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Build a wooden box yourself with a hammer and nails
Anyone who has opted for plant pots made of the natural material wood can benefit from several advantages. The material can be colored according to your own taste and can also be edited as often as you like, resulting in ever new designs. If you want to redesign your garden, you can create a whole new atmosphere in the outdoor area with a simple coat of paint. Wooden planters create a unified overall picture on the balcony or in your garden and can set stylish accents depending on the shape and color scheme.
Quite simply you can put together a box of wooden slats
If you want to create a true eye-catcher in your garden, you can, for example, make a planter from a wooden box yourself. If you are skilled in craftsmanship, you can build a stable wooden box of wooden boards yourself. For the necessary stability, the boards should be at least two inches thick. You are also welcome to use corner timbers to fix the boards. Leave the corner timbers a bit longer, so that your planter is not standing directly on the ground and receiving feet.
Build a vintage planter made of wood yourself from old wooden boards with exfoliated paint
You will also need a base plate for the wooden box, into which you can drill drain holes. A wood sealant will protect the wood from wind and weather. Various oils, as well as biological glazes provide the necessary protection. You can treat the planter with linen oil, for example. Linen oil is also very suitable for regular care. It makes the bucket look like new again. The Pflanzenkübel get after oiling a brown color. So that the wooden box is also protected from the inside by the irrigation water, you can cover the inside with pond foil, whose bottom you provide with drip holes.
Make a rectangular flower pot from different wooden boards
Of course you can plant any stable box. A drawer from the unusable, old dresser can also be converted into a planter. When you are ready and planting is over, you can choose the plants. In order for them to feel comfortable in the tub, they must have very similar demands on water, light and soil. For example, if you always want fresh herbs on hand, a herbal bed is right for you. There are also many other combinations possible. Whether wildflowers, sunflowers or geraniums – they all look good in the wooden box.
Paint wooden planter white
A planter can also be made from europallets. You can hang this flower box outdoors or lean it against the wall and fasten it. First saw off the lower part of the pallet and smooth the edges with coarse sandpaper. If you want to hang the flower box on the balcony, you can drill holes in the above projecting boards and thread a solid rope.
Use a larger barrel as a spice garden on the balcony
In the next step, you can place the euro pallet vertically and put a garbage bag in the pallet. Fix it with a hand tacker. There you will fill the potting soil later. Now you just have to close the lower part of the planter. Cut some pallet boards for the bottom of the box and nail them down. Now you can become really creative and dedicated to the decoration.
Wooden planter with vintage flair – Flowering wooden barrel
Large planters can be shaped in any shape. Whether round, rectangular or square depends on your personal preferences. Combinations of flower boxes in different shapes also look great. The wooden planters can also be combined with other materials. Wood wooden tubs are particularly effective when combined with others made of concrete or stainless steel. Great effects can be achieved by placing planters of different materials next to each other or creating a mixed design. Wooden tubs with a stainless steel frame look elegant and modern.
Wooden boxes instead of planters made of wood
Planters made of wood can be very durable if you get some care. After several rain showers, dry the tubs so that the home-made flower box can beautify your garden for a longer time. Persistent moisture can damage even the best wood. It is also important that the planter is not in the wet. A bottom ring with plastic feet can keep the moisture away.
Small vegetable garden in the bed of wooden boards