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My husband wants to treat the wood before he makes the boxes and then put plastic on the bottom and sides. Says that I can still put holes in bottom for drainage. I am afraid it will still make it too soggy. Who is right?
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I think the book said that putting a hole every square inch on bottom would allow enough drainage so your mix doesn't turn into a moat. I'm guessing he plans on treating the wood withan epoxy coating or penetrating sealer like "One Time Wood." that will keep the boxes from breaking down for a long time so that's a good idea. Lining the box after that will also prevent any leaching of the sealer into your mix which is also a must. I'd alsmost think though that for the cost of all that treating and lining you could spend that money on composite boards to save yourself some timeand effort.
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