Want budget-friendly ways to grow and decorate a garden? Thrift like a boss for the garden with these simple tips.
Whenever I go thrifting, I always look for things I can use in the garden.Plants need support, cottage gardens need vintage decor, the eye needs a place to rest in good garden design, and I love a pretty flea market flip to use as planters.
Sure you can head over to the local nursery and find some great items to use. But there’s something about thrifted finds that lends a lot more interest to gardens. So follow these tips to find the best deals!
Shop AroundThere are many things to consider when shopping for secondhand home goods. While shopping, do a quick buzz around the thrift store or flea market to get a sense of what they have, what you might want, and what you need to grab immediately.
Be PatientThrift stores are often filled with good deals, but it can take time to find them.To help save time, try looking for items that fit certain criteria you want. Is it unique? Vintage? Well made? A great deal you can't pass up?
When You Know You KnowWhen you walk by that item and just get that feeling it would be PERFECT in your garden or home. Grab it. Don’t wait. Don’t walk away. Because if you leave it and come back, it might be gone.
Thrift With a Budget in MindBecause it’s easy to spend a lot of money at the thrift store, know how much money you want to spend BEFORE you go shopping.
Know When to Stop ShoppingIf you find something you really love that’s more than you want to spend, buy it and stop shopping so you don’t wind up finding 10 other things you want that you can’t buy.
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