Seeing as this is around the time you should be planting your strawbs I thought it timely to write about this vertical strawberry planter I made a few months back. Instead of writing about it straight away I thought it would be better to test it first so have waited until it was established, yielding fruit and can advise on where I would do things differently.
After I built this, I found a version for sale at a major garden retailer so you can just go and buy one if you can’t be bothered making it but they’re pretty easy to make.
You will need:
- An electric drill with a hole cutting bit that will cut a 5 – 7cm hole
- A 2 or 3mm drillbit for the watering pipe
- A length of PVC downpipe 100mm or 150mm diameter. (The length will = the height of the unit)
- End cap…
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