potting stationBy Sara Bliss
Create a Space
Many days you'll find Phyllis Stanko happily tending the flowers that bloom year-round in her Fullerton, CA, garden. But until recently, whenever she felt like getting her hands in the dirt, she couldn't just grab her tools and go to work. Since Phyllis had no central place for her supplies, she had been randomly stashing stuff in an old metal shed. What she needed was a single place for everything, within easy reach of the yard. Photo by: David Tsay/ Woman's Day
"I didn't want a whole shed, but I thought a potting bench would be perfect," she says. And she knew just the spot for it: a sunny, unused nook on the side of the house. Ever the DIYer, Phyllis created a space that's part storage solution, part potting area-on a shoestring budget.
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