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Pot Tidying

Quite a few of my friends have started keeping pots for me and combined with the recycling tub at a local garden centre, I'm usually quite well stocked with empties!

At the weekend I got another consignment and it was time to sort them all out into their various shapes and sizes. The Mrs thinks I'm a bit odd taking time to do this and she laughs when I say it gives a sense of achievement.

Anyone else like to keep their pots in order?



  • FleurisaFleurisa Posts: 779

    My pots are all neat and tidy on shelves in my shed

  • if i didnt keep them in order i wouldnt get into my shed

  • XX Posts: 707

    I'm a bit messy but OH is a 'clean freak' so if he goes into the shed pots end up being sorted and tidied image

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  • Tina_i_amTina_i_am Posts: 173

    Yep, I keep my pots tidy too. All gets a bit untidy during spring and summer, but then organise myself in autumn to get ready for spring.

  • archiepemarchiepem Posts: 1,155

    mine willbe sorted and shelved at the back of the summer house  soon image hope

  • Good to know I'm not alone!

  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 28,585

    Mine are sorted by size on ex plastic greenhouse shelving at the back of the garage so they're handy when I'm out there potting up and potting on.   Every now and then if the shelves get too crowded I have a sort through and take surplus pots to the recycling centre.

    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • I mostly have the same size square pots and keep them all together stacked in a tall plastic laundry basket.


  • GillyLGillyL Posts: 1,077

    All sorted into sizes and stacked on shelves with seed trays and saucers for under pots all in piles,makes it a lot easier for the following year.

    At least it always starts in an organised manner even if it does,nt last too longimage

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