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Oblong Wooden Trough Garden Planters (Pine)


The Oblong Wooden Garden Trough Planters are deep, and long planters that are both stylish and practical. The Oblong  is made from lengths of 4.5cm x 4.5cm Scandinavian Red Pine which are joined and glued. The planter  is then treated with a high quality, plant friendly water repellent preservative. Te internal walls of these planters are now painted with a waterproof  paint sealant.
 
Planter Dimensions: 100x40x35(h)cm
 
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Oblong Wooden Garden Trough Planters
100x40x35 (OBLI00)
 
Pine
 
Clear or
Golden Brown
  
£225,00
 
 
 
 
Oblong Wooden Garden Trough Planters
150x40x35 (OBL150)
 
Pine
 
Clear or
Golden Brown
 
£259,50
 
 
 
 
Delivery approximately 30 days Postage and Packaging is included for the Uk Mainland.
We also offer a bespoke service, so if you would like this or any of our own wooden products made to your own preferred measurements please contact us and we will be pleased to help.
If you live in the Channel Islands, Highlands and Islands or Ireland please ring 01952 541170 or email sales@thelichfieldplantercompany.co.uk  for a quote for delivery.
 
 
 

Fruit for your planters


 Strawberries can be grown  in all sorts of planters. To enjoy fresh berries  over the longest period, either grow  perpetual fruiting varieties,  which allow you to pick small quantities of  fruit all summer long, or plant early,  mid season and late varieties  separately.  This method allows you  to harvest more  fruit at any one time, but takes up more  space.
The best way to start is to buy pot-grown  strawberry plants in spring: ten strawberry plants are about right for one of our 45cm square planters. Plant them immediately in soil-based compost and they will produce  a modest crop in their first year.  The second  season should  see  a bumper  crop, followed by a slightly  lower yield the third summer.
Then  start again with fresh stock. Careful watering and feeding  are essential.  If you  are to reap a good crop, you must  never let the
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plants for your  Planters
To help you select the best plants for your planters. Here is a list of two hundred plants, with pictures,  for planters listed by colour & season .
 
 
 
 

Fruit for your planters


compost dry out, particularly when the fruit is forming and ripening; if you do, the bulk of your crop will drop off the bush almost immediately.
Water well then leave the planters for up to three  weeks, until they reach the point of drying out. Be careful not to overwater  them during the winter months. Blackcurrants are especially attractive  to birds and the bushes will need some form of protection. Blueberry
 
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Fruit for your planters


bushes and redcurrant bushes will also thrive for many years in large planters.  And rhubarb is another great, if unexpected,  plant for a planter, with its wonderful architectural foliage. If you have room  in the planter around the fruit bush, you could add almost any decorative  bedding  plants the effect will be spectacular.
Growing Tips
Most soft fruit thrives best in a soil-based compost: John Innes No.2 for strawberries, and John Innes No.3 for red, white, blackcurrants and for gooseberries.  A rhubarb crown needs  a good-sized  planter 60cm square. The stems  can be pulled until early July:  then it should  be allowed to grow unchecked  to build up reserves.
All soft-fruit bushes  need  to be watered copiously  and fed regularly with a liquid tomato fertiliser,  starting  when the fruit begins to form continuing until it is gathered.
 
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