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By Ross

Lanarkshire, United Kingdom Gb

what can i plant in an old oak whiskey barrel - i have 2 of them and would like some hieght in them and someting that is evergreen and last forever lol



I don't know how high you would like it, what about Evergreen Andersonii variegata Hebe or a Red Robin.

20 Apr, 2010


How about a dwarf conifer in the middle surrounded by heathers. You will need to keep the heathers pruned unless you want them to get pushy. Or you could have a tall central shrub and plants trailing down the sides of the barrel. I'd also put in some dwarf bulbs for spring colour.

21 Apr, 2010


thanks so much for the advice , im kind of new to this and welcome any advice - i will be going to the garden centre today to look at the options you have suggested , thanks again ( i will keep you posted with what i do )

21 Apr, 2010


Will look forward to a photo of your planted up wisky barrels.

21 Apr, 2010


will post some pics as soon as there done

21 Apr, 2010


Thank you Ross I will look forward to seeing the display.

21 Apr, 2010

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