Corner ties (ordered separately) – will brace the corners of the baskets together reducing bulging caused by rocks putting pressure on the metal panels
Rock size required
Minimum 80mm x 80mm
Requires angular, interlocking rocks
Can be filled with crushed concrete
Can fill with rounded rocks
How to Make a Planter
Step 1 – Cut Out The Lid
Measure the diameter of your pot and use bolt cutters or an angle grinder to cut a hole on the lid.
The hole should be big enough so the container fits through it.
Step 2 – Start Filling The Gabion
Depending on the height of your plant pot, start filling your gabion with stone.
Step 3 – Add The Container
Place a container on top of the stones.
The container should have its top more or less in line with the top of the gabion.
If not, place more stones beneath it, until they are level.
Step 4 – Fill It Up
Fill up the gabion around the plant container, until you reach the top of the basket.
Step 5 – Close The Lid
Close down the lid while carefully guiding the plant through the pre-cut hole.
Step 6 – Planter Ready
Secure the lid panel and your gabion planter should be ready.
What are gabion planters for?
They are sturdy metal baskets, which are filled with stones to create a landscaping feature for your garden.
What do you fill these planters with?
They can be filled with various materials, including rubble, stones, and hard-core, with a layer of decorative stone at the front. Filling materials should be over 75mm in diameter to make sure they stay in the cage.