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Home Garden: Create a Gardening Nook

Don’t cram your passion into a too-small area one day longer. Carve out a designated niche that fosters your home garden—repot, start seeds, design and dream.



Repourpose areas of your home to accomodate your gardening hobbies.
Photo by GAP Interiors/Colin Poole
A small desk near a window can bring the outdoors inside your home.
Photo by Veer
A simple desk can provide space to work, plus it’s versatile in a small room. This Parsons Desk is slim and sleek at 24 inches deep. $350, westelm.com
Photo courtesy West Elm
This Helix Taupe Desk, a wall-mounted desktop topped with two shelves, can turn just a few feet of wall space into a garden-planning space with room to perch plants and seedlings. $250, cb2.com
Photo courtesy cb2
Make a garden nook anywhere with this wall-mounted, drop-leaf Norbo table. $30, ikea.com
Photo courtesy IKEA
Storage bins that clean up easily can hold dirty gloves, small pots, trowels and more. Silver Mesh Bin, $17, containerstore.com
Photo courtesy containerstore.com
A small indoor/outdoor rug will define your space and clean up easily. This 4-by-6 rug is a modern take on the traditional houndstooth print. $60, vivaterra.com
Photo courtesy VivaTerra











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