Although we're all quite familiar with Craigslist for many of our furniture and home decor purchases, have you stopped to think about searching for gardening items? You can find everything from live plants, pots and planters and inexpensive materials for raised beds! The catch — they're listed in all sorts of categories. Here's what to search for:
Quite often on Craigslist when you start searching for one thing, another listing or term in a specific post can lead you to start searching for something similar. Likewise, pluralizing a word or calling it by an alternate name can lead to listings that wouldn't have come up otherwise.
Here's 15 words that are a great place to start when looking for general gardening items that might get you started without high retail prices:
• Raised bed
Don't forget to check for specific tool names that might help round out your arsenal. Even a good pair of garden shears can run you $20 and if someone happens to have a spare, you could be saving up to 50% on something that's been barely used. What do you search for when tracking down items on Craigslist? Share your terms in the comments below!
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