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DIY File Cabinet Planter
Making a planter out of an old file cabinet is easy to do in about 30 minutes and will cost less than $10 in supplies! Quick, easy, high-impact DIY project for your yard and garden.
Black Spray Paint
First, take out all the drawers. If it's been sitting watch out for spiders.
Clean the cabinet, if necessary.
Lay it down on its side so the openings are facing up.
Drill drain holes - don't skip this! Drain holes are important for plants to grow properly.
Spray paint the cabinet your desired color.Let dry (this part takes the longest).
If desired, run drip tubing through the planter to make it hands-free.
This tutorial can be applied to this planter for drip irrigation
(the tutorial is at the bottom of the post).
Move it to your desired location.
Fill with soil. I filled the bottom 4 inches of mine with rocks and pieces of cardboard and then tilled the rest with soil. It held 10 cubic feet of soil.
Plant your plants in the planter.
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