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.
The good thing about this whiskey barrel is that it lasts for years and even decades right before you need to replace it for it has been tested in terms of durability.
If you use the whiskey barrel for the gardening you can be able to recapture the beauty of the past due to its rustic nostalgia feeling and at the same time, create a very captivating planter for your herbs, perennials, and tress that will make your neighbors want to have one. 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.
In addition, think about where are you going to put the whiskey barrel and ensure that you put it on the correct spot, since once the barrel will be full, then it will be very heavy to move around your garden. It is also very important that you will consider the kind of the plant you will use in the whiskey barrel. If you want to have a much bigger plants, then this will be ideal since it can hold lots of soil into its container.
Lastly, if you have already gotten your barrel home and you have made up what plant to put in it, you will then need to drill out a large holes for the drainage o the water at the sides of the container. The drainage holes must be drilled in the sides of the barrel between the two metal straps of the whiskey barrel. If you have drilled the drainage holes into the bottom of the barrel, you will not have a proper draining especially during the heavy rains. 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.