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How to Make Wooden Planters

There are plenty of options when it comes to outdoor planters from simple ceramic tile to modern and classical carved stone. A material that sometimes people overlook, for fear of not being able to withstand the weather or not age well, is wood. Wooden containers work in almost any garden setting, and although the wood tends to age and deteriorate when exposed to the elements, a sealed right can keep your wooden planters to make them look beautiful.

Choose the type of sealer you want to use. Insurance sealants plants exist, but must be applied on a regular basis. A simpler option is a commercial sealant, which will last longer. But if you choose this route, it is important to align your potted to protect land within harsh chemicals. Apply sealer to your wooden planters.

After applying a coat or two, let the sealer to dry for 24 hours. Then wetting test a small area with a few drops of water. Wait a few minutes to make sure the sealant is not working and the water is absorbed. But remember you will have to reapply sealant in a few months, so that coating the interior can be helpful when it comes to coat the inside of the wooden planters arrives.

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