Wooden planters are frequently used to create a raised planting area in your garden which can be used for specimen plants, small trees and shrubs. They are all manufactured from pressure treated timber, which helps with longevity, and can be left in its natural timber form without painting, although some landscapers prefer to paint them to match the garden scheme.
Rectangular or square planters are the most popular. When selecting, it is good to know if they have a base, as this makes a difference to the siting. Tiered or trellis backed planters are great for both trailing plants and climbers and are perfect for providing a screen, especially if abutted together.
Most designs will require simple assembly, however, Norlog planters interlock together without the need for screws or fixings, making this range a popular choice. More recently, sleeper planters have become popular, which often fit into garden landscaping where sleeper retainers are used. Veg bed growing in raised vegetable beds, has become popular, however, these tend to be more functional rather than a feature.