What can I use as a potting bench?
While it can be as simple as an old table, you also can build a DIY potting bench from scratch with reclaimed wood or convert repurposed furniture, such as an old dresser. Paint it to match the décor of your outdoor room’s furniture and flowers.
How tall should a potting table be?
The most common height for potting benches is 36 inches, the same as kitchen counters. However. potting benches do come in various heights. The goal is to avoid stooping and strain on your back, particularly since you’ll be working with heavy pots and containers of soil.
How do you make a gardener’s potting bench?
Glue and nail together as shown.
- Build Top Frame. Create the top frame (countertop) with two Piece A’s and three Piece C’s.
- 4×4 Support Legs. Cut four Piece D’s to make the support legs.
- Cut Notch in Table Top.
- Cut Middle Shelf Posts.
- Attach Middle Posts.
- Add a Faucet.
- Add Tool Storage.
How do you organize a potting bench?
8 Ways to Organize Your Potting Bench
- Reuse furniture. Make your own potting bench and storage area by repurposing old furniture to help arrange your gardening materials.
- Pockets. Hang canvas pockets near your potting station to organize gardening tools and supplies.
- Hang it up.
- DIY shelving.
- Stay on Track.
- To-do list.