Needs improved assembly method.
The product itself is fine, but trusting glue to hold the pieces together when filled with a lot of mud, especially in freezing climates, is very questionable. I purchased stainless steel screws to hold the pieces together. No screws have to be visible. It should be supplied with stainless screws and instructions for proper drilling. Also, the idea of having troughs of water sitting in the bottom to stagnate is ridiculous! I drilled several drain holes through the bottom, and hopefully won't get
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any bad odors from stagnant water. Overall, the material is top-notch and even stronger than I expected. As for appearance, It is utterly beautiful, and should need minimum upkeep. I recommend it to anyone willing to do the extra work on assembly.