Build your own garden planter using Sika® Post Fix and SikaBond® Construction Adhesive. This easy project adds an eye catching feature to your garden bed and increase your garden’s area.
Supplies & Tools
- Post Hole Digger
- Caulk Gun
- 4" x 4" x 8' Pressure Treated Wood Post
- 20" Diameter Cedar Whiskey Barrel Planter
- (1) 50 Qt. Bag of Potting Mix
Step 1: Preparation
Cut the 4" × 4" post to a 6′-0″ length. This can typically be done free of charge at the major home improvement stores. Fill the planter halfway with potting mix.
Step 2: Digging The Hole
Using the post hole digger, dig a hole that is 8" in diameter and 36" deep.
Step 3: Using Sika® Post Fix
Place the post in the hole. Prepare the bag of Sika Post Fix following instructions printed on the packaging. Pour the contents of Sika Post Fix around the post. Place a level along the length of the post and hold in place for 30 seconds making sure the post is plumb. Allow two hours for the Post Fix to fully cure.
Step 4: Applying SikaBond® Construction Adhesive
Apply an fair amount of SikaBond® Construction Adhesive to the top of the post. Place the whiskey barrel on the post. Allow 2 hours for the adhesive to cure.
Step 5: Finishing Touch
Once adhesive is fully cured, add the remaining potting mix and then add your chosen plants.