5 Gallon Bucket
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If you’re growing plants in your garden, you might notice your young plants suffering from animals that eat them. Rabbits, rodents, birds, insects, there are a wide range of animals out there that can harm a young growing plant. To get your plant through those first fragile months, there’s an easy solution: A five gallon bucket plant protector! We’ll show you how to make one yourself in this article!
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.