Mailbox in the Garden: Mailbox door

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Mailbox in the Garden

By Damian
October 2, 2013

An old mailbox in the garden keeps items close at hand, dry, and ready for use.

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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Oct 1, 2013 7:19 PM CST
Great idea!
Can't tell from the photo, but it would be a good idea to keep the door on the garden mailbox in the closed position as critters would find it inviting. While I find it cute to lay my hand on a small green tree frog, I wouldn't want to disturb a wasp nest.
I keep a pair of garden gloves, my oldest pruning snips, an even older knife, some twine and a short claw type cultivator in my garden mail box.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Anna
North Texas (Zone 8a)
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Oct 1, 2013 7:28 PM CST
Like the "post ' you mounted the mailbox on. Two great ideas
Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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Oct 1, 2013 7:43 PM CST
We did this several years ago when we replaced our front mailbox with a new one. Put the old one on a red wood post in the back and keep tools in it as well. Thumbs up
" And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden" Genesis 2:8

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