Potting Benches Ankeny IA

Potting benches are very convenient to use for potting plants and moving plants from one pot to another. They also can be used to organize gardening tools, hold soil, function as a patio buffet table and be a gardening work surface. Types include wood potting benches and metal potting benches. See below to learn more and to gain access to garden supply stores in Ankeny, IA that provide potting benches.

Perennial Gardens
(515) 964-7702
1633 NW 84th Ave
Ankeny, IA
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Johnston Hy-vee
(515) 270-9045
5750 Merle Hay Rd Po Box 9
Johnston, IA
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PBS Landscaping Inc
(515) 278-1118
5555 NW Beaver Dr
Johnston, IA
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Boesen The Florist
(515) 313-7449
3422 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA
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Perficut Lawn & Landscape Inc
(515) 965-0951
6550 NE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
 
TNT Landscaping & Nursery
(515) 965-1206
1313 SW Ordnance Rd
Ankeny, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Renes Greenhouse Inc
(515) 986-3716
9401 Nw 70th Ave
Johnston, IA

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Piney Ridge Greenhouse
(515) 276-9554
6355 Nw 51st St
Johnston, IA
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Annuals

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Central Iowa Floral
(515) 277-3962
6100 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA
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Greenhouse Growers, Plants

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Goode Greenhouses Inc
(515) 262-6504
1050 NE 50th Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
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Potting Benches | Use potting benches to ease back strain

Use potting benches to ease back strain

A potting bench provides a useful workspace for gardeners of all levels. Besides keeping garden supplies in one place, garden potting benches provide a level and spacious work area for planting in pots, repotting, dividing plants and other messy garden tasks.

Characteristics of Potting Benches

A good potting bench should be made out of a durable material; wood potting benches are probably the most common. Cedar is a popular wood that is often used for potting benches because it is weather- and rot-resistant, and it ages beautifully, as well. In recent years, potting benches have become available that are made out of recycled plastic or recycled vinyl, which makes for a green option.

The work area of the potting bench needs to be at the right height and sufficiently large to hold several plant pots, garden tools and a watering can , at a minimum. A built-in basin for storing potting soil is a handy feature to have. A shelf above the work surface is a great place to store tools, and shelves or cupboards below provide even more storage space.

If a potting bench is attractive enough, it can also be used for outdoor entertaining. Some people like to store other outdoor tools, such as barbecue utensils , in or on their potting bench. Some potting benches are painted and have stenciled designs along the shelves or the frame, rendering them a charming addition to the garden.

Wheeled garden potting benches are an excellent choi...

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