Whiskey barrel has been tried by many and is indeed a true method to achieve a prominent kind of display for any sort of garden. You can benefit from this whiskey barrel that will make a perfect addition to your kitchen door once you plan herbs and you can also choose the size of these wooden planters for your small tress or large shrubs.
Moreover, you can ensure that these barrels will last for many years and will not require replacement in a short period of time due to its durability feature.
IF you will use the whiskey barrels in your gardening, you can be able to feel the presence of the past time and it creates a captivating feature for the planter especially for the perennial plants, herbs, and tress that will make the neighborhood love it too. IT is very important that you are going to decide whether you want to use the full-size whiskey barrel for your plants or the half-size whiskey barrel which will only occupy small space.
For instance, you decide to buy the half barrel, you need to decide also whether you will put it on its sides and have the flowers go hanging or flowing out of the barrel like a curtain, or if you want it standing upright.
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. Also, make sur that you are going to consider the size of the plants that you are going to put 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. This is due to the fact that there are fertilizer, dirt, and water that would weigh much that will push the barrel down and will not allow the whiskey barrel to drain them out of it.