5 Gallon Bucket
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By now, I’m sure you’ve seen our Five Gallon Bucket seats page here, where we show
you how to easily turn a five gallon bucket into a seat that you can bring with you to go camping. We’ve also shown you how to easily build a minimalistic design for a concrete chair out of a five gallon bucket. Today, we’d like to show you another kind of seat you can make at home with a five gallon bucket. This kind of seat is the Ottoman.
We wrote an article with different mosquito traps you can use. In the years since then, mosquitoes became an even bigger problem, spreading viruses like Zika in tropical climates.
We wrote an article back in 2012 with some suggestions for the type of places where you can pick up five gallon buckets for free. The general advice given there still applies, but it’s useful perhaps if we give you a list of stores where people have had success picking up five gallon buckets for free.
We have many articles here that explain how to grow different plants in buckets. If you regularly read our articles, you may wonder why we enjoy gardening in buckets. Although it’s often possible to directly use the soil, there are other situations where using big buckets can be preferable over directly sticking your plants in the soil. We’re going to look at a few of those reasons here.