PDF Plan: Redwood Planter Box Liner
Stylish redwood planters are nice additions to landscaping and porches, highlighting the vegetation that you grow in them. Redwood planters have a unique look with their natural red-toned wood and fine wood grain. I am building a deck that calls for several planters sandwiched between benches. The HO plans call for galvanized tin lining, but I don’t think that will hold up very long (plus, I’m not very good wit. Originally Posted by redwood View Post.
Out door planters either have to have a liner or be of the right wood and there are very few of those. I think if I were going to make a planter with anything except redwood with an outside metal band, I would use green lumber and keep it moist after the box is built. I’m in the process of building some redwood planters for my bamboo. We finally just gave up and searched out heavy vinyl planters with attached wells to use as liners, then made wood boxes to fit around them. I think lining the inside with plastic is effective to help preserve the wood on your raised bed. I have just made a pine wood box planter, very basic I must say as its my first one. A better choice in wood would have been cedar or redwood.
Large Planter Boxes and Raised Beds. Raised bed new redwood. This special design coupled with the non toxic plastic liner makes the planter last 3 or 4 times longer. Buy flower box liners in Cellular PVC, Coco Coir and various metal materials. Our window box liners come in all price points and styles to suit any project. Planters & Pots. There are many variations to lining planter boxes. have fun. The plastic could help add longevity to the planter boxes preventing or delaying wood rot..even Redwood and Cedar have half lives.
Sealing Planter Boxes
Not big on the linseed oil for planter box wood treatment unless it is raw and untreated with other chemicals. I only build raised vegetable gardens out of Redwood here in California because of its natural UV and rot resistance. I never recommend lining or treating wood for vegetable garden by my customers for their boxes/beds. Read on for the story, photos and DIY planter box plans. I didn’t with mine but if you do want to line it, I would look for lining materials probably at your home improvement/garden store. Your choice of redwood is much better, and I would feel more comfortable with that. Shop our selection of Window Boxes in the Outdoors Department at The Home Depot. Redwood Window Box Model 15146. Metal Large Finial Window Box with Coco Liner. A lining can make an existing raised bed safer, but if your raised bed is made of creosote railroad ties or arsenic treated wood, it’s best to remove the wood from the yard to prevent continued migration of the toxics. Palo Alto Redwood Planters with Heavyweight Plastic Liners See more about Planters, Planter Boxes and Plastic. We recently built a large redwood planter box. Although we have a liner, I am still concerned that the inside of the planter box will be exposed to frequent/prolonged moisture due to watering.
Raised Beds; How To Treat The Lumber (landscape, Dogwood, Vegetables)
This is an indestructable waist high planter box that we hope will bring us to partial "vegetable independence" from the grocery store this season. p I was the guy from San Francisco who had trouble getting Cedar and settled for some rough redwood from Home Depot. One of the other comments further down suggested using pond liner for the bed. Cedar window boxes and flower planters made of redwood are naturally durable and rot-resistant. Count on them for years of reliable loveliness. New Haven Cedar Window Box with Vinyl Liner. The look of wooden planter boxes makes a timeless accent to any deck or patio. From rustic Whiskey Barrel wooden planters to the refined look of the Lattice Redwood Planter Boxes, this assortment of products has a lot to offer gardeners, landscapers and homeowners. Some type of liner is highly recommended for all wood planters to protect the material from excessive moisture that can cause premature deterioration. Building a raised garden box to grow food for your family is a fun project and a healthy way to provide produce. It will save you money, time, and involves lesser effort than digging an in-ground garden plot. Get a lining material and line the inside of your cabinet. Fill with planting soil. Use redwood or cedar, if possible.
The planter box will not decay because it is high quality wood. Can I use your planter boxes inside my home? Do I need to use a liner in your planters? Custom Redwood Planter, installing liner. Redondo Beach, CA raised bed redwood planter. I’m doing a 35′ x 1′ x 1′ long redwood planter box that is going to be mounted on top of a shed in full sun. We have the plants (libertia ‘peregrin’, zonal geranium ‘vancover centennial’ and coprosma ‘evening glow’), some Gardener and Bloom potting mix (forest humus, peat moss, rice hulls, chicken manure, bat guano, kelp etc. Place your wood and liner in the trench, back fill with soil and you are done. If you are anywhere near a real lumberyard (not a big box store) or sawmill and you can get cheap, rough-cut, possibly second-quality boards, and you don’t mind rebuilding beds every few years, it may be cost effective to just build with this. It lasts longer than cedar or redwood without any chemicals, plus it is an invasive species in Oregon. I do retrench once a year (looks so nice) throwing the soil on top of my beds, use a green cover crop every winter and topdress after planting with a decomposed organic mulch.