Oak whisky barrel planters are a popular container gardening tool, with a classic rustic appeal they are easy to maintain and make for a perfect planter in almost any garden setting.
The classic way to use a oak whisky barrel is when they are cut in half filled with soil and flowers a-plenty. This simple and elegant planter solution adds a rustic charm to any space. Stretton Oak Tubs offers planters in various sizes, starting from 40cm up to 90cm diameter.
This idea is both elegant and simple, using a half barrel without major modification. Tipped on its side, you can plant a flowerbed that spills forth like the original liquid contents of the planter.
A rustic oak cradle made from a repurposed whisky barrel creating an eye-catching feature for the garden. Strong and robust, oak cradle planters are suitable for a wide range of purposes and can be used for larger and heavier plants as well as flowers or herbs.
Flatback planters – Quarter barrels only takes up half the space and they are perfect for placing against a garden fence or wall.
Why not combine a water feature with a planter, listening to the sound of water is very relaxing and with this feature you can add colour around the edge of the water feature by planting it up.
Attract the birds to your garden by adding a bird house into your planter (the example below is a wine barrel planter), it adds height and colour to the garden. You could add a solar light as well.
Easily turn your half barrel into a mini greenhouse, just add a transparent umbrella to help germinate your seeds and plants.
Create a Alice in Wonderlands Mad Hatter Tea Party themed garden, simply paint your barrels bright colours and add a handle.
There are so many different ways you can use oak whisky barrels in your garden. What better use for old whisky barrels than to transform them into rustic garden feature, oak is extremely strong and hard wearing, frost proof making ideal planters suitable for cultivating a wide range of plants, flowers or vegetables.
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