Potting Bench Potting Bench Wood Project

A workbench for the gardener. With almost 14 square feet of work space, this bench is full of useful features. It has loads of storage below the work surface, and a handy shelf above. The hinged panel next to the smooth work surface lets you scrape unused potting soil into the soil bin below. And the wood grate on the left allows you to water your plants.

The Potting Bench is 77 inches wide x 26 inches deep x 47 inches high (the work surface is 34 inches high). We built our bench of CCA treated lumber (2x4s and 2x6s) because it lives in a moist greenhouse. The 18 inches x 48 inches work surface is exterior grade MDF. No fancy joinery here, just butt joints and galvanized deck screws.

This Potting Bench Wood Project was originally published in Garden Gate magazine No. 7


The Potting Bench Wood Project is a two-page, 234KB pdf file. It includes an exploded view of the potting bench, building tips and a materials list.

A step-by-step guide to potting and repotting your plants.

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