Step By Step Guide To Use A Galvanized Tub Planter Creating The Perfect Garden.

The cutest and most Affordable Galvanized Tub Planters for own DIY garden.

It’s going to be Spring time before we know it and that means it will be time to start gardening and all things planting. It’s really popular right now to use large terracotta pots and large planters. Because you can customize it however you want with whatever plant you want using a galvanized tub planter.

You can turn anything into a planter that you want. I’ve been water pails, mugs, vases, glass jars, galvanized tub planter, and of course any glass pot you have around your house could easily be used as a planter.

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If you are using this galvanized tub planter for a garden you will want to make sure you are aware of the size. It will have to fit all the different plants you want to use. This is why I love large planters so much they can be a focal point with barely doing anything because they take up so much space.

I will share some of my favorite galvanized tubs for gardening with you.

One of the best things about using a metal tub for planting is that it can be displayed all year round. You don’t need to bring it inside from the front porch or from your garden for Fall and Winter. You can use it as decor the entire year.

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Always make sure you drill a few holes in the bottom of your galvanized tub planter. This step is critical when making a DIY large galvanized tub planter. There needs to be a place for the drainage of the water when you are watering your plants. The easiest way to make drainage holes in your pot is with a drill. This is the drill that I use. 🙂

Once you drill the holes in the bottom of your large galvanized planter tub you will want to put wood chips at the bottom to make sure the water has a way to sink in through the soil. Plus the wood chips will make it so that the soil doesn’t fall through your drainage hole.

Ever since we moved to our farm in Wyoming I have been obsessed with gardens and plants. We have a gorgeous green house in our yard and I can’t wait to share all the things I’ve learned from it.

Keeping reading if you are looking for way to display a huge galvanized tub for planting.

But if you aren’t looking to get a large galvanized tub for a planter that’s okay. Because Galvanized tubs come in so many different styles and sizes. You can literally pick out exactly what you want.

The easiest way to decide what kind of galvanized tub planter you want is to figure out where you are going to put it. A few different places you can put it are on your front porch, on your back porch, on your patio, in your greenhouse, or in your garden. The options are endless and you can create a gorgeous one of a kind planter to display all your favorite flowers for everyone to see.

A hack that I love doing to make sure your water is draining properly is to put your galvanized tub planter on top of a couple bricks or a pallet. The reason you do this is so that the water is able to drip out of the bottom of your pot or planter tub.

So here are the most popular and my absolute favorite galvanized tubs for planting.

The best part about this is that you don’t need to be a professional or have a green thumb. You can create an amazing beautiful garden so easy just by following the steps in this post. Because gardening isn’t for everyone in fact it isn’t for a lot of people. I know it can be intimidating but trust me it doesn’t have to be.

You can pick out your favorite flower seeds to plant in your galvanized tub planter. Each flower is different when it comes to maintenance and taking care of it to keep it alive and as beautiful as possible. So I recommend always doing your research so that you can have a stunning garden.

As promised I am going to share my favorite large galvanized tubs below with the ratings so you can choose your favorite one.




















Those are my top 5 favorite galvanized tub planters. They are all different sized so you can decide which one is your favorite or what one fits your needs best. Like I mentioned about you have to figure the best spot for your planter and then you can choose one that is the right size based on that. I have a pretty large front porch so I could fit a big planter on the front porch. But if I decided to put one on my back porch it would have to be a smaller size. You will just have to look at all the different options and choose one you like the best.

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You will definitely want to get started on your metal galvanized planter the sooner the better so you are ready for it for Spring and Summer.

There are a lot of things to keep in mind when creating your own beautiful raised garden bed.

But most importantly do your research and look into what flowers bloom when, how long they last, how often you need to water them.

Always remember that soil settles so you will want to fill your planter almost to the top with soil. If you don’t it will give you a gap you didn’t have before once that soils sinks down.

I love seeing all the projects you are working on your home. Don’t forget to tag me in your new galvanized tub planter pictures. I want to see all the photos this year of the things you are working on. If you choose one of the planters listed above it needs to be shared!

I hope you enjoyed these cheap large galvanized tubs.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today. It means so much to me that you are here. Let me know in the comments below which metal planter is your favorite and what flower seeds you are planting this Spring. It seems that we are all working on different projects and it’s so fun to see them all. Which flower is your favorite? I am a huge fan of all the colors in my yard so as long as it’s colorful it brings me joy.

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