5 Alternative Uses For A Wooden Potting Shed


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5 Alternative Uses For A Wooden Potting Shed

Nowadays, you could argue that a garden seems bare without the presence of a potting shed. Perfect for anyone who makes use of their garden regularly, garden potting sheds can be the pride and joy of your garden space. Although their main purpose is of course plant related, they have more uses than you may think! Their range of additional advantages makes them the perfect building to have in your back garden. Solid Sheds provide a range of adaptable garden potting sheds for sale, which can easily be used for more than just growing plants. This blog takes a look at some of the more creative uses for a potting shed and highlight the alternative ways in which you can put this garden accessory to good use.

1) A relaxing retreat

It is important to have an area in which you can escape the normal fast paced lifestyle of the family home and have some time to yourself every once in a while. The atmosphere created by a wooden potting shed can be both calm and tranquil to sit in, all year around! The great thing about potting sheds is that they can be adapted to fit your ideal surroundings, which can include seats and benches, thus creating a unique place to sit, relax and focus on your hobby or gardening. This can be a place to escape the pressures and stresses of life and relax, as somewhere to get a little headspace and let go of your worries.

2) Perfect for storage

One of the main advantages of a garden potting shed is the amount of storage it brings. Potting sheds come in various shapes and sizes and cater to the requirements of each customer we have; however, one thing they all in have in common is the extra storage shed that a potting shed provides. Of course, hooks and shelves can be added which offers a place to storage your garden tools securely and smartly. But who says a potting shed with storage can only be used to store garden appliances? If you have space to play with, why not use it to store other items – such as mountain bikes and Christmas decorations? Granted that it doesn’t get in the way of your gardening, a wooden potting shed can be used for storage in more ways than one.

3) Perfect for security

In addition to acting as a reliable storage facility, a potting shed with storage space is a brilliant place to keep items safe and secure. Top of the range gardening tools and equipment tend to be quite expensive, and if your house or garage does not have the space to store them, a wooden potting shed can be the perfect solution to keeping your costly items secure. Thanks to the alarm systems and locking mechanisms that can be fitted nowadays, a potting shed can be a perfect place for keeping your items safe.

4) Maintaining plants

Although greenhouses are traditionally viewed as the perfect environment for housing different types of plant, garden potting sheds are now equally suitable for this purpose. A greenhouse is typically only warm during the summer months. However, by contrast, the wood from which a potting shed is constructed offers excellent insultation and – as the windows allow in both natural light and heat – the space is likely to stay warm all year round. This means that plant life, particularly greenery that needs to be kept in a warm climate, will be better placed in a wooden potting shed.

5) An ideal workplace

As mentioned already, garden potting sheds can be a wonderful place to relax and escape any stresses you may have. However, it can also double up as an area of hard work and inspiration. You may be a writer in need of a quiet workspace or you could generally need an office area to carry out extra work after getting home. A potting shed can be perfect for a number of different uses, especially with lighting installed thus allowing your wooden potting shed to be of use to you on those dark, winter evenings.

Why Solid Sheds?

Garden potting sheds from  Solid Sheds are designed to suit our customers’ needs and garden space with them all having the ability to be customised to fit your requirements. So if you need a wooden potting shed or a particular shape or size – and you can’t find one that is suitable on our website, please feel free to get in touch! Give us a call on 01695 51442 and one of our friendly staff members will be happy to assist and provide a quote.

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