Potting Benches Oskaloosa 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 Oskaloosa, IA that provide potting benches.

Stam Greenhouse
(641) 672-1437
2421 Highway 92
Oskaloosa, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Nick's Greenhouses
(641) 628-2230
219 Oskaloosa St
Pella, IA

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Thistle Down Nursery
(712) 662-4278
3045 Rolf Ave
Lake View, IA

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Wallace's Garden Center
(563) 332-4711
2605 Devils Glen Road
Bettendorf, IA
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Annuals, Anti-Transparent, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artificial Plants, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Craft Materials & Supplie…

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Seedtime And Harvest
(712) 439-1862
2710 Hickory Ave
Hull, IA

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De Jong Greenhouse
(641) 628-3602
1807 Fifield Rd
Pella, IA

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James Greenhouse
(641) 593-6505
5031 35th St
Searsboro, IA

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Seed Savers Exchange
(563) 382-5990
3094 N. Winn Road
Decorah, IA
 
Denny's Greenhouses
(319) 372-1020
1746 346th Ave
Wever, IA

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Fareway
(563) 568-5017
777 11th Ave Sw
Waukon, IA
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Vegetables

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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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