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Should I line oak whisky barrels before planting up?How many plants should go in a 21inch barrel? Condisering mainly summer bedding.  Any ideas? Thanks

 

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,379

    barrels are made to hold liquids, so if you line them, the wood will dry out and split. Don't line them .

    As for how many plants , depends upon type of plant, eg, shrubs compared with alpines. For bedding, ram them in.

    Devon.
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