Mid Century Modern style focuses on building a bridge between indoor and outdoor living. So, it makes sense to bring your love of retro style into your garden. We gathered some tools and accessories to help you with your MCM outdoor gardening this summer.
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Every gardener needs functional tools, but that doesn’t mean they can’t also look nice. This Essential Garden Tools set has everything you need, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener.
Water your plants in style with this Brass Watering Can. It can act as a decor piece in your potting shed when it’s not in use.
Don’t forget a pair of scissors in your tool set. This pair of Small Gardening Scissors has wide handles for an easy, comfortable grip.
Never mix up gloves again with these Personalized Gardening Gloves. Keep those hands protected!
Getting some sun is a benefit of gardening, but too much sun can be a detriment to your skin. Protect your face with a Straw Boater Hat.
Your garden can extend beyond what’s planted in soil. These Goblet Terra Cotta Planters will allow you to display a few plants on a table or under a window.
If you enjoy growing herbs and need help telling them apart, get a set of these Custom Copper Labels. Or, you can let your kids name your plants and use these as name tags.
This Jackson Fir Potting Bench is a durable work surface for your MCM outdoor gardening supplies. Keep everything organized and display your plants and tools.
Have hardscaping in your backyard? Plant your garden in this Raised Garden Bed Planter.
Cacti and succulents are great for texture, but if you want to add color to your garden, start with these beautiful wildflowers that attract pollinators such as honey bees, wild bees, hummingbirds, butterflies and other small birds and animals.
Create a pathway through your garden with these Calacatta Porcelain Pavers. Not only will they make navigating your backyard easier, they’ll also form an aesthetic pattern.
A long day of MCM outdoor gardening requires a sun shade. This Black and White Stripe Umbrella will protect you from harmful rays and blend in with your decor.
Take a rest on this Equinox Bench with a slatted wood top. The sleek lines will add the perfect modern touch to your backyard.
Nothing is quite as relaxing as the gentle trickling of water. This Celso Fountain has a sculpture-like quality that will bring movement and life to your garden.
Enhance your gardening experience with some music on your Retro Portable Radio. They say singing to your plants helps them grow!
Once you have your garden ready, take the next step and create an outdoor conversation area!
Looking for even more mid century modern patio and garden ideas? Check out our new Exteriors & Landscaping Special! In it you’ll find all our product guides for the best in outdoor buys along with inspiring home and garden tours to bring the look to life.
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