Fill the Cast Iron Cauldron Planter with Potting Mix

How to prepare a vintage cauldron planter before planting

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  1: Everything you need to get started
  2: Build a tripod using three logs of wood
  3: Drilling drain holes in cast iron cauldron
  4: Fill the cauldron with potting mix
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How to fill a planter
Cast iron cauldron ready to be filled
 
 
How to prepary the cauldron
Before planting
 
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Now is the time to fill the vintage cast iron cauldron with potting mix for preparing the planter before planting.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Concevoir un pot fleuri avec un chaudron à savon ancien
Put gravel for draining a tall pot
 
Improving drainage
Planter draining tips
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Add crushed gravel to the bottom of the cast iron cauldron for improving water drainage
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Landscape fabric roll
Prepare a piece of landscape fabric
 
How to use a Landscape Fabric
In a large vintage cast iron cauldron or pots
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Cut a piece of landscape fabric. Keep in mind that is better to get more material than less for covering the base of the cauldron.
 
 
Cast iron cauldron planter
Put down the lanscape fabric
 
Cast Iron Cauldron Planter
The set up
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Lay down the geotextile fabric to cover the entire bottom and sides of the cauldron.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wood chip mulch
Old cast iron cauldron repurposed as a planter
 
Way to Enrich Soil
Filling the bottom of the planter with mulch
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
A wheelbarrow used to carry wood chip mulch.
 
 
Filling large planter
Add some wood chip mulch over the landscape fabric
 
Turn a Cauldron into a Planter
Garden landscaping ideas
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Put the wood chip mulch into the bottom of the cast iron cauldron.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Potting mix for planters
Covering the bottom with mulch
 
Load a Vintage Planter
Give Your Outdoor Space Vintage Flair
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Mix compost and wood chip mulch and half fill the cauldron.
 
 
Black Cast Iron Cauldron
Add potting mix
 
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Cauldron used for making soap in garden
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
For the other half, fill with rich potting mix.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Garden Features and garden planters
Cut excess landscape fabric around the cauldron
 
 
Idea for reusing vintage cauldron
Tripod, chains and cast iron cauldron
 
Fill the cauldron with potting mix and mulch :
 
Cutt off the surplus of landscape fabric around the top of the cast iron cauldron.
 
 
 
 
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