Green oases instead of unsightly trash cans: The plant roof on garbage can boxes - tips & tricks from BIO Stefan
You want to visually enhance your trash cans and do something good for the environment at the same time? Then a planting structure on your trash can box is just the thing for you! In addition to improving air quality and promoting biodiversity in the environment, the planting also provides a more beautiful appearance and better integration of the garbage cans in the environment.
A planting on a garbage can box offers several advantages. On the one hand, it can help to visually beautify the trash cans and better integrate them into the environment. On the other hand, it can also help improve air quality and promote biodiversity in the surrounding area.
When choosing plants and herbs to plant on top of a garbage can box, make sure they are low watering and heat resistant, as they usually get a lot of sun. Some examples of such plants are:
These plants are usually easy to care for and hardy enough to withstand hot summer periods.
It is also important to regularly maintain the planter on the garbage can box to ensure that the plants remain healthy. This includes regular watering, removing weeds and pruning the plants.
Overall, planting on a trash can box offers a way to visually enhance trash cans while helping to improve the environment. If you would like to learn more about trash can boxes with planters or are looking for a high-quality trash can box with a planter, take a look at the Holzmichl or Stahlfred models. There you will find a selection of garbage can boxes with planter in different sizes and designs.
"Garden myths: can you plant herbs in a pot on top of a garbage can?" - Article on waz.de: https://www.waz.de/wohnen/gartenmythen-kann-man-kraeuter-in-einem-topf-auf-der-muelltonne-pflanzen-id231312788.html
"Hide garbage cans with plants" - article on mein-schoener-garten.de: https://www.mein-schoener-garten.de/gartenpraxis/gartenarbeit/muelltonnen-verstecken-mit-pflanzen-47428
"Bee-friendly balcony: herbs on the garbage can box" - article on bienenretter.de: https://www.bienenretter.de/2017/05/01/bienenfreundlicher-balkon-kraeuter-auf-der-muelltonnenbox/
"Trash can boxes with planting roof" - page on bio-stefan.at: https://bio-stefan.at/collections/mulltonnenboxen-mit-pflanzdach
Here is the link to BIO Stefan's website: https://bio-stefan.at/