The traditional gardens might require a lot of work and hard to maintain, especially for those who have small backyards. Planter boxes are a great idea for gardeners without space, or in a tight schedule. It is perfect for keeping quick-spreading plants under control and contained, like bamboo.
These boxes can be an alternative solution to common gardening problems. You may use terra cotta or plastic planters since it looks cheap and clashes with your style. So, instead of buying them, it’s better to make one and being creative.
If you want to organize your garden, check out this collection of planter boxes idea to find the perfect style to the patio or yard. Keep an eye out for some creative ways to DIY multi-purpose stuff.
Easy Steps DIY Large Planters
Large planter boxes can get very expensive in prince. Instead of buying them, you can build them one and bring some height to the floating deck. Besides, it would still last for a long time against the outdoor area.
Here are some steps you need to follow on how to build extra large planters for outside.
1. Build the Frame
The essential part before making a large planter box is to build the frame. The material is made of 2x2s and plywood. After that, you have to create a false bottom which is about 16” down from the top.
Building the false bottom helps to move the planter around after the plants are planted easily.
The next step is to build a small frame on the bottom of the planter boxes using 2x4s boards. This step can help the base raised off the ground. It can also be removed or replaced since the piece was not glued.