Potting Benches Saco ME

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 Saco, ME that provide potting benches.

Moody's Nursery & Garden Center
(207) 284-7233
82 Ferry Rd
Saco, ME
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Estabrook's Color Spot
(207) 396-5301
571 US Route 1
Scarborough, ME
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Conifers / Evergreens, Groundcovers, Herbs, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Vines, Wildflower Seed

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Focal Point Gardens LLC
(207) 282-7700
1049 Alfred Road
Arundel, ME
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Landscape Architects, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Fern Cottage Gardens
(207) 985-2995
423 Mousam Road
Kennebunk, ME
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Ossipee Trail Gardens
(207) 839-2885
333 Ossipee Trail
Gorham, ME
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Pierson Nurseries
(207) 282-7235
291 Waterhouse Rd
Dayton, ME
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Broadway Gardens Greenhouse
(207) 772-0415
1640 Broadway
South Portland, ME
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Mapes Garden Center
(207) 985-3772
97 York St
Kennebunk, ME
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Estabrook's Color Spot
(207) 985-3772
97 York Street
Kennebunk, ME
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Annuals, Conifers / Evergreens, Groundcovers, Herbs, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Vines

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Allen, Sterling & Lothrop
(207) 781-4142
191 U.S. Route 1
Falmouth, ME
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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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