A great way to make a plant box and grow sweet peas


  • 1 pack of sweet peas
  • 1 bag of soil
  • 1 old wooden box
  • 1 drill
  • 1 bag of rocks
  • 1 pot varnish
  • 1 skewer


  1. drill holes in the bottom of your box for drainage
  2. paint the box with varnish to seal it from water and rain
  3. fill with rocks for drainage
  4. add soil
  5. skewer holes for your seeds
  6. drop in the seeds and recover with soil
  7. water
  8. watch grow

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    • 13 Feb 2014
      6:45 pm

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  • We’re just starting a veggie garden in a new property. This is a good idea for the kids garden.


  • I have my seeds ready to go! Where have others found a wooden box??


  • so amazing and my kid is the right age to grow his own plant. thanku


  • We love having a massive vegetable garden but this is a great way to get people started.


  • Really love the upcycling and simplicity of this


  • These would be great for the kids to watch their plants grow


  • love to grow plants. It a great idea will give it a go definately. Thanks


  • I have a window box, made from a piece of guttering, made by my son. It’s on my kitchen window and has herbs growing in it. So handy for cooking


  • Love this! Even if you have a small garden or courtyard..you can still grow plants


  • This project is what l need to do! Thanks so much!


  • Great project to save money by growing own plants.


  • Great idea to make a garden no matter what size your yard is. Thank you for sharing.


  • Love this coming up to spring.


  • I love the use of old wooden boxes for the garden but can never seem to find them at a reasonable price, maybe time to just make them. Great idea.


  • quick and easy! i love it


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