Whiskey barrel has been tried by many and is indeed a true method to achieve a prominent kind of display for any sort of garden. The size of the wooden planters will make it perfect spot for the larger shrubs or the smaller tress, or those herb garden which can be ideal for your kitchen door.
Moreover, you can ensure that these barrels will last for many years and will not require replacement in a short period of time due to its durability feature.
IF you will use the whiskey barrels in your gardening, you can be able to feel the presence of the past time and it creates a captivating feature for the planter especially for the perennial plants, herbs, and tress that will make the neighborhood love it too. You need to first decide on whether you want the full-size whiskey barrel or the half size only so that you can estimate what plants are you going to use.
If you are to decide to go for the half barrel then you need to decide if you want it standing upright or you want it sideways and have the flower go lowing out on it.
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. These container can contain a lot of soil capacity for bigger plants.
Finally, once the you are going to get the barrel at your home and then you decide what you will be planting on it, you will then need to drill a large draining on the side part for the water to drain and on the sides. Then after that you will then drill a holes into the sides of the barrel that is between the bottom two metal straps of the container. 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.