DIY Barrel Planter


Here’s how to make a cheap and cheerful vertical garden that will work in almost any space.

DIY Barrel Planter

And if you put wheels on it, it becomes a movable vertical garden.

You’ll need these materials:

  • 55-gallon Plastic Drum Barrel
  • 6-inch Schedule 40 PVC Pipe
  • Another 6-inch PVC Pipe (lighter duty)
  • Permanent Marker
  • Flexible Plastic Ruler
  • 2 x 4 Timber
  • Test Plugs
  • Timber Legs
  • 2-1/2″ Bolts, Nuts and Washer

And these tools:

  • Sawzall
  • Drill
  • Jigsaw, with regular multi-purpose blade
  • Butter Knife
  • Torch
  • Wrench
  • Silicone Gun Sealer
  • Hot Glue Gun

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Thanks to Half-Pint Homestead for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here

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