Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Stencil A Herb Starter Garden Box

Do you ever spy something in someone else's cart at the thrift and think, "Darn, I would have grabbed that if I had seen it first,"? That is what I thought when I saw this green, wood box, basket, handled crate. 
Old Sign Stencils Herb Stencil

When I saw the lady who had it put it back on the shelf, I snatched it up. With the plastic liner in it, I knew it would make a great seed planting starter box. 

Stencil A Herb Starter Garden Box
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Stencil A Herb Starter Garden Box
Using the Locally Grown Herbs stencil from Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils (get yours HERE), I stenciled both of the long sides with the HERBS.
Locally Grown Herb Stencil
On one of the short ends of the handled box, I stenciled the herbs or plant from the stencil,
Stencil A Herb Starter Garden Box
and the LOCALLY GROWN on the other end.
Stencil A Herb Starter Garden Box
I planted organic herb seeds in the plastic tray. I will transfer these to the garden in 6 weeks or so. After I transfer the herb plants, I think the wood basket will be perfect for collecting fresh herbs from the garden.
Stencil A Herb Starter Garden Box
I wanted to mark where each herb was and wanted something a little different. I took some old keys I had and glued the herb names cut from the seed packet to a key.
Plant Markers DIY
I tied the handles together with some jute to keep them upright and to add a little something extra.
Herb garden
I will keep these near a sunny window and will let you know how the growing goes. Have you started any seeds yet?

1 comment:

  1. So cute! Functional too. I've planted only flowers so far, but tomatoes are on my to do list. Planting some, that is. I love homegrown tomatoes so much!


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