Easy Potting — No Bench Required

A shower curtain laid over a picnic table makes a handy potting bench.
By Kim Button
April/May 2012

Turn your picnic table into a potting table with an old shower curtain liner.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/UZI TZOR


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Make A Rustic Headboard Bench

You can make a simple bench for the garden or patio by recycling an old headboard.

I do a lot of planting in pots, but I don’t have a potting bench.

To create a comfortable gardening spot, I laid an old shower curtain liner across my existing patio table. I can garden at table height without ruining my furniture, and the gardening mess can be easily rinsed off afterward.

Kim Button
Orlando, Florida








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