I’m so excited to share my new planter box with you! This was sooooo easy to do! Honestly, anyone can make this planter AND you can do it in just a couple of hours! Maybe less if you don’t have 5 and 3 year old helpers ;)
Last year we decided that we would build a new planter box this year because we were having a hard time growing veggies in our current planter boxes. They just weren’t deep enough! We have clay soil so once the roots hit the clay – well, let’s just say it isn’t pretty. A couple ideas were tossed around and we finally decided on the following design:
We purchased the materials at Lowes and it came to just under $170 including tax which I think is a fair price for a planter box this large. Too big for your space?? Redwood too expensive? This design can easily be modified to any size planter you desire and you can use lumber that works for your budget. For example:
What do you think? Do you have planter boxes or do you garden right in the ground?