DIY Clean Draining Planter Box

By: Michelle Franscella from
DIY Clean Draining Planter Box
DIY Clean Draining Planter Box
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Don't you just hate it when your pots and bins holding your flowers get dirt everywhere? It's such a pain to clean up and it ruins the ambiance of your elegant garden. You're going to want to write this new garden hack down to prevent any future dirt catastrophes. Create your own DIY crate draining planter for your precious plants to sit it. Instead of the dirt distracting those looking at your garden, they'll be able to focus their attention on your beautiful flowers.

From the blogger: "Tired of planter boxes draining dirt all over the place when you water? Make this easy DIY clean draining planter box and never have to deal with dirty planter box runoff again!"

Estimated Cost$21-$30

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueGardening



Materials List

  • Wood planter box
  • Potting soil
  • Gravel or small rocks
  • Heavy plastic garbage bag
  • Electrical tape
  • Plastic straw
  • Coffee filter
  • Plants

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