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Container Gardening: Old Storage Tubs

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kevcarr59

kevcarr59
BUda, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 5, 2012
7:49 PM

Post #9071327

Was looking out of the workshop the other evening and had an idea. I know, it's a first this week. I noticed an old storage tub sitting by the fence and thought it would make a good container for a couple tomato, bean, or cuke plants. What your thoughts, ideas, suggestions...

ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

April 5, 2012
9:01 PM

Post #9071426

Not quite sure what your storage tub looks like or how big it is, but I imagine it would be suitable as long as you drill some drainage holes in it.

speediebean

speediebean
Somewhere in, MD
(Zone 7b)

April 6, 2012
5:12 AM

Post #9071610

I was thinking the same thing Ecrane. If the tub is a 15 gallon size or so, one tomato plant would be happy in there. Maybe you could surround it with some herbs too, that would look very nice *and* be functional. Don't forget the drainage holes! =)

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