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This vintage wheelbarrow wheel isn’t just decorative. The metal spokes provide natural sections to separate plantings without restricting their roots. Nestle it in potting mix inside a weathered metal bin and you’ve got the perfect home for all your culinary favorites. Follow the steps below to learn how to make a wheelbarrow wheel planter.

Mulch with pea gravel to suppress weeds and retain both moisture and heat.

Step 1

Drill Holes for Drainage

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Step 2

Add Potting Soil

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Step 3

Add Wheel

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Step 4

Plant Herbs

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Step 5

Mulch with Pea Gravel

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