Metal Plant Containers: Growing Plants In Galvanized Containers

By Liz Baessler Growing plants in galvanized containers is a great way to get into container gardening. The containers are large, relatively light, durable, and ready made for planting. So how do you go about growing plants in galvanized containers? Keep reading to learn more about planting in galvanized steel containers. Growing Plants in Galvanized Container Galvanized steel is steel that’s been coated in a layer of zinc to prevent rusting. This makes it especially good among metal plant containers, because the presence of soil and water means a lot of wear and tear for containers. When planting in galvanized pots, make sure you have adequate drainage. Drill a few holes in the bottom, and prop it up so that it rests level on a couple bricks or pieces of wood. This will allow the water to drain away easily. If you want to make draining even easier, line the


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