Garden Space

Dawn Shupick
by Dawn Shupick
Transformation of my kids playhouse into a garden shed and garden space!
I call this my Junk Garden, I have tried to do as much as I can from free, thrift-ed, or cheep materials to make my space a true extension of who I am, things I love, and creative ideas!
Fencing going up around the new garden area. We have three dogs and one thinks tomatoes and peppers are toys so it was important that I enclose the area!
All of the picket fencing was given to me by a family that was tearing it down and hauling it to the dump! I just painted it white (left over paint from our house trim)!
After putting up the fencing the gate blended in and didn't give the space much of an entry! So I decided to make a trellis for my cucumbers to clime over the entry!
I took two old wooden ladders apart, attached them at the top with a wood shutter, made a raised box from scrap pickets for the cucumber plants, attached the trellis to the fence and the raised box! Creating a great garden entrance.
Here is the garden area all junked out! See more of my posts for pictures beyond the entrance of my Junk Garden!
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  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on May 10, 2017
    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the ladder/shutter trellis. what a great way to reuse old materials! The whole garden is very cute and I bet you will get hours and hours of enjoyment out of it. Great job!

    • Dawn Shupick Dawn Shupick on May 10, 2017
      Thank you!! I loved that garden area. I have since moved and left the shed behind but still have all the decor, fencing, and the ladder/shutter trellis 😉. Life has been busy but I hope to eventually get a fun new space.

  • Douglas Parker Douglas Parker on Sep 08, 2018

    Wow. It looks great.