Garden Tote

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A garden tote with a screened bottom 
is the perfect carrier for the garden...

DIY screened bottom garden tote for flowers and vegetables www.homeroad.net


I created a box using reclaimed wood 
from a broken table... I love using old discarded
pieces giving them new life as a new project.

On the bottom of the box I stapled a wire mesh gutter guard
bought for pennies at a garage sale. 

I added a handle to the box 
then painted it with a mixture red and green paint
 that created a beautiful brown.

DIY screened bottom garden tote for flowers and vegetables www.homeroad.net

When the box was dry I hand painted the word GARDEN
onto the side of the tote then distressed the words with sandpaper. 

A hook on the inside of the handle holds a ball of string and
two metal IKEA pails are added to 
hold garden tools and supplies.

DIY screened bottom garden tote for flowers and vegetables www.homeroad.net

DIY screened bottom garden tote for flowers and vegetables www.homeroad.net

This tote is perfect for gardeners. 

Dirt from tools or fresh picked flowers 
and vegetables will just fall through 
the screened bottom of the tote leaving the mess outside.

DIY screened bottom garden tote for flowers and vegetables www.homeroad.net

I'm looking forward to a garden full of flowers 
and vegetables this year!


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13 comments

  1. I love this ... so creative and way to repurpose! You really know how to think outside of the box "literally!" I'm taking notes ... thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you Becca... I love being outside the box!! :)

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  2. Ooh...I've been wanting to make one of those for each of the kids. They love to help out in the garden, espeically during harvest. Great job, Susan!

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    1. You better get busy Larissa... you have a lot of kids! LOL

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  3. This is the sweetest! Thank you for the information on how your built it... Because I think I'm going to have to make one for myself! 😊

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    1. Lacey I really hope you do! I learned from another blogger and I've never looked back!

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  4. It's lovely, Susan! Can't wait to start gardening. Hoping the weather warms up and stops raining though.

    Jeanine

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    1. Can't wait to even sit on the deck never mind garden! Wishing for warm weather soon!

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  5. Your inspiration is fabulous! Thank you for sharing your beautiful and practical projects!

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    1. Thank you so much for your very kind words!

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    1. Thank you so much Sandi! Hopefully the weather will cooperate for gardening here soon!

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