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1.   DIY Potting Table from Pallets

Those wooden pallets that people easily take for granted and discard can turn into something that not only add charm to your garden, but also something that can ease the strains of gardening. Say bye-bye to backpain!

pallet potting table

Tutorial

 

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seed catalog
Photo: flickr/Chiot’s Run

1. Compare selection and prices of seeds by looking at a variety of seed catalogs.

2. Buy seeds during winter so you can think about the details of sowing your seeds and your transplanting schedule.

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rain barrel
Photo: flickr/Jennifer C.

Materials and Tools:

  • Cordless drill
  • Hole saw – 2 1/4 inches
  • 55 gallon barrel with lid
  • 4×4 treated lumber
  • Construction screws or stainless steel lags
  • 2 inches male threaded electrical (gray PVC) conduit adapter
  • 2 inches female threaded electrical (gray PVC) conduit adapter
  • Silicone caulk
  • Threaded electrical PVC coupler
  • Sections of 2 inches PVC pipe
  • Glue
  • Unions reducers and valves
  • Screen

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