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Q.When Planting Vegetables In 5 Gallon Buckets How Big Should The Drainage Holes Be.and How Many.thanks.

Zone 23922 | Anonymous added on May 13, 2021 | Answered

my area is piedmont virginia

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Answered on May 16, 2021

If your bucket will be flat on the ground, I suggest putting the holes near the bottom of the pot on the sides, like a lot of the nursery pots do. Then use a drill bit about 5/8 inch. Four or five would be enough. You could put a couple on the bottom for good measure, too.

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