Residents are preparing for a 'serious declutter' this weekend with the cities Garage Sale Trail looming.
Dubbo Regional Council is encouraging residents to check out some of the 'incredible items' that will be up for grabs when the sale kicks off on Saturday morning.
Keen participants Mark Manton and mum Norma said they have already started separating their sale items into categories to make shopping just a little bit easier for the trail-shoppers.
"We've been waiting all year for the Garage Sale Trail, it's a great, sustainable way to do a clean out," Mr Manton said.
"My dad passed away earlier this year, and so mum is downsizing and we thought this is a great opportunity to make that transition a little easier. We'll be selling lots of things that mum doesn't use anymore, and hopefully someone else will be able to find a use for them."
The things for sale in Norma's Sale would be highly sought-after by that person looking to stock up their shed with tools, and prices start from as low as $2.
"We have hard tools like screwdrivers, hammers, and gardening tools. Unfortunately, my mother doesn't have a use for them anymore, particularly when she downsizes, so if there's a young tradie or someone just looking to add to their existing equipment, Norma's Sale will probably have it," Mr Manton said.
In addition to the tools, there are plenty of good kitchen and household items, along with garden accessories like gnomes and even pot plants - which are having a moment in the spotlight.
Another place you'll find some pot plants, among other household items, is at Xanthe Clarke's house.
Ma Clarke has registered a sale for the very first time, and 'hates waste', which is why she said she believes the Garage Sale Trail is a great starting point to sell some of her unwanted items.
"I am seriously decluttering, and rather than just throw things away, I thought it would be nice to give them a chance to go to a new home instead. I have lots of things for sale, including small, useful everyday household items which start at $1, to tools, clothes, furniture, and artwork. I also have some horse gear, things for pets, sewing material, and even a collector's set of hairbrushes!"
In addition to individual sales, there are some group sales happening too, where community groups are getting together in a single location to make it easier for trail shoppers to find a bargain in one location.
Groups participating this year include the Dubbo Environment Group and the Dubbo Men's Shed.
To find out where your nearest participant in the Garage Sale Trail is, or to register your own sale, head to garagesaletrail.com.au/dubbo.
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