Your garden can surely benefit from the whiskey barrel which has been used by many and is a good methods towards achieve beautiful garden. You can make use of the wooden planters to plant larger shrubs and herbs that is perfect for your kitchen area where you can just get any herb you want as seasoning.
Furthermore, these barrels will last for decades and is a good addition to your garden since you will not have to replace it instantly and at the same time, you can still enjoy your gardening.
In using the whiskey barrels for gardening, it will capture the rustic nostalgia of the past time and it will create a captivating wooden planter for the herbs, shrubs, and perennials, which will be one of the talks in your place. You need to have in your mind what are you going to use as the wooden planter, is it the half-size planter or you want the full-size planter.
If ever you go for the half whiskey barrel, you have to decide then in what position you want it to have, if ever you want to have it on its side or make is stand and have the flowers stand in upright position.
You must also decide for the perfect spot where you are going to display or put your whiskey barrel so that once it will be full already, you can just let it stay there for good. In addition, try to consider also the plant that you will be suing in the whiskey barrel. These container can contain a lot of soil capacity for bigger plants.
Finally, once the you are going to get the barrel at your home and then you decide what you will be planting on it, you will then need to drill a large draining on the side part for the water to drain and on the sides. Then after that you will then drill a holes into the sides of the barrel that is between the bottom two metal straps of the container. The disadvantage for drilling at eh bottom part of the whiskey barrel is that it will not create a proper drainage most especially in times of the prolonged rain since the wright of the barrel will keep the water fill inside the container. The primary reason for this is that, as the weight of the barrel due to the fertilizer, dirt , and water piled up, it will also weigh the barrel down due to the presence of the gravity, thus will not let the barrel to drain out the excess water making it drowned from the inside.