in honor of darwin
May 21, 2012 11:42 AM Subscribe
Best way to turn a wooden box into an herb garden?
posted by changeling to Science & Nature (4 answers total)
Around 5 years ago, we got a baby sulcata tortoise named Darwin. My dad built us a big plywood pen for him; maybe five feet by three feet, with one-foot walls. Sadly, Darwin met an early demise a couple years ago, and I've had this big wooden box in my garage ever since.
I'm thinking it would make a nice herb garden in the backyard. But I assume the plywood would rot pretty quickly, right? What would be the easiest way to seal it -- some kind of paint? lining it with plastic? Should we punch holes in the bottom? What would you do? Our skill level is medium.
If you can think up any other brilliant uses for a big wooden pen, let me know. No more tortoises.