Can I Plant Flowers Directly in a Wooden Box?

A wooden box is a good container for flowers. Make sure the box has holes on the bottom for drainage. Drainage holes allow excess water to run freely from the planter. Planting flowers directly in a wooden box will gradually degrade untreated wood over time with exposure to soil and moisture.

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S.F. Heron is an avid gardener with three years of experience in online writing and a working background in aviation and earth and ocean sciences. She is published on various sites, including Helium, eHow and Xomba. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.