Built-To-Last Potting Bench: Create a great place for potting plants and gardening chores by building this tough, good-looking potting bench. This one is built from cedar to hold up to years of use outdoors. It looks so good that you might decide to use it as a serving station on your deck or patio, too. Find the FREE project plan, along with many others, at buildsomething.com
This potting bench is so very simple to make, and so pretty as well as functional. Use 4 x 4's or fence posts with post caps (wood finials), 1 x 4's for the flat surfaces and outside trim boards. She uses cedar which will turn a dark gray, you can also use pressure treated wood and stain it or let it weather gray as well. Simple and easy to make!