40+ DIY Garden Projects That Will Turn Your Backyard Into Paradise

40+ DIY garden projects

Adding personality or a unique touch to your current back yard garden environment doesn’t have to be a difficult project, and we don’t just mean on your wallet.

We’re also referring to the energy you have to exert to either find and pay professionals, or the crazy prices for things like granite bird-fountains, new fences, and fish ponds.

We’ve come up with 40 EASY DIY garden projects that will turn your backyard into paradise in no time!

So read on below to find out more, and how you and your kids can get started on your next, easy, budget-friendly back yard adventure!

1. A DIY Fold-Up Wooden Pallet Garden Table

A DIY Fold-Up Wooden Pallet Garden Table

This Wooden Pallet DIY Garden Table is great because you’ll be able to build it using recycled or unwanted wooden pallets from your local store or neighbor, and should take less than a day to complete.

For any gardeners or outdoor enthusiasts, this is the perfect DIY project to maximize organization as well as space in your back yard or patio, and it even folds away!

This is a very convenient, practical design, and ideal for holding various gardening supplies, tools, or even your kid’s toys!

You can also pull up a chair and have a coffee or snacks with your guests on this fold-away DIY Wooden Pallet Garden Table.

Read more other fresh DIY Garden Project ideas by visiting the Jenna Burger website below, or find out how to make your fold-up wooden pallet table by clicking here!

2. DIY Vertical Fence Planters

DIY Vertical Fence Planters

This tasteful DIY Vertical Garden Fence Planters Project is the perfect way to save space, and plant more flowers at the same time!

It will also make your garden much more sophisticated, add personality, and flair’ by choosing the exact types of potted plants you wish to use, whether they be different sizes, colors, or designs.

Another cool idea to add onto this DIY project and mix things up is to plant larger flowers or potters under these along the fence-line to give your garden a totally “complete” look of both style and personality.

This DIY project will only require simple tools like a hammer and nails, or preferably industrial-sized hooks and brackets to hold the plants into place along the fence.

You can out more on how to design your own DIY Vertical Fence Potters by clicking the Shelterness link below!

DIY Details: Shelterness

3. DIY Bird Feeder Using Just A Plate And A Cup

DIY Bird Feeder Using Just A Plate And A Cup

If you and your kids are big fans of “Alice In Wonderland,” or you simply love fancy dishware then this is an awesome, easy to make DIY bird feeder – so your garden will be filled with happy, elegant birds of all kinds!

Even better, your kids can have ‘tea time’ under this cute bird-feeder and feel like they’re a part of the fun! This is a gorgeous, fun design and simple yet safe enough to also make with your kids. All you’ll need is an old or unused plate, cup or mug, E-6000 Permanent Craft Adhesive, and some paint.

This is really an awesome and fun DIY project because once it is complete you and your family can enjoy the birds either feeding on the plate, saucer, or both!

An excellent DIY project for bird-watchers and back yard lovers alike!

DIY Details: morenascorner

4. Repurpose Your Plastic Bottles Into Flowers!

Repurpose Your Plastic Bottles Into Flowers!

These recycled-bottle flowers are the perfect way to teach your kids about recycling, the environment, and that taking care of nature can be fun!

The DIY Plastic Bottle Flowers are easy to make, and you and your kids can make as many as their little hearts desire! Just get yourself a pair of scissors, your favorite color paints and markers, a paintbrush, old used water-bottles, Mod Podge All-In-One Glue, and floral stem wire to complete your masterpiece!

A favorite among both new and experienced “DIYers” this is sure to be a project you’ll enjoy time and time again for many Summers to come!

DIY Details: thechillydog

5. DIY Mosaic Stepping Stones For Your Garden

DIY Mosaic Stepping Stones For Your Garden

These elegant DIY Mosaic Garden Stepping Stones are the perfect addition to any backyard and using simple things like concrete, broken or recycled glass, china, and bottles mean you’ll also be creating an environmentally friendly project!

You’ll add both class and a ‘romantic’ touch to your garden with these extravagant stepping stones.

Best of all, this is the perfect, budget-friendly solution to skipping the costs of hundreds or even thousands of dollars to purchase more expensive materials, and can be done in just a weekend or less!

Experienced DIYers would rate this as a relatively easy to complete project. It’s therapeutic, and provides a practical solution for better navigating your garden – especially when it’s wet out!

Get the tutorial here.

6. Recycling Old Wine Boxes Into Planters

Recycling Old Wine Boxes Into Planters

Using old wine boxes, lumber, a hammer and nails will make it both straightforward and cheap to build these DIY plant potters. This is the perfect DIY Back yard Garden project for planting herbs, small flowers, or even vegetables.

Wine boxes will add class and make your outdoor garden look fancier, which is sure to impress both guests and family. This is also an excellent project for those that are ‘artsy,’ or are looking to add a little personality and spice to their garden – no pun intended.

To get a step-by-step guide on how to get started, check out the LLH Designs link below.

LLH Designs

7. A Wooden Pallet Garden Storage Space

A Wooden Pallet Garden Storage Space

Wooden pallets are gaining major popularity as an environmentally-friendly, meaningful way to repurpose unused wood, in a fun, fashionable way!

This DIY Pallet Project is excellent for not only hanging or storing your plants on, but also hanging up your hoses, shovels, and any other back yard supplies.

You can also use multiple pallets, cutting them in half to make hanging shelves or even drawers!

Find out more by clicking the Our Little Acre’s link below!

DIY Details: ourlittleacre

8. Re-purposing Old Vintage Tea Glasses to Add Style To Your Garden!

Re-purposing Old Vintage Tea Glasses to Add Style To Your Garden!

These vintage tea glasses are great if you’ve either got some cheap ones lying around or simply don’t use your current ones anymore and want to ‘mix it up’ in your back yard!

For this DIY project, you’ll just need durable rope or string (thread), old china or vintage tea-ware, and a bit of imagination!

To add to the fun, consider also including an old chair you don’t use anymore, painting it to match or accent the color of your vintage cups, and use vintage-inspired napkins the next time you relax in your back yard – and we’re certain you’ll be the talk of the town!

The DIY Tea-Cup garden inspiration is by Jennifer Rizzo, and she also suggests using copper plates or cups to really bring the project to life!

DIY Details: jenniferrizzo

9. DIY ‘Googly-Eyed’ Garden Creatures

DIY 'Googly Eyed' Garden Creatures

Want to surprise your guests, or make ‘hide and seek’ even more fun when your little ones play out back in your garden? Then these ooey-gooey eyed creatures are the perfect DIY garden project, and is both fast and easy to make!

You can really catch your family and friends off-guard but painting just one eye on each, or even three eyes!

This is a super simple DIY garden project and will require reusing rocks you likely already have in your yard, some stone glue, and of course plastic ‘googly eyes’ which you can pick up at arts and craft stores for less than $1!

DIY Details: instructables

10. Colorful DIY River Rock Garden Markers

Colorful DIY River Rock Garden Markers

Want to mark your different plants and veggies with something more than just run-of-the-mill markers or wooden stakes? Then this DIY Garden Markers project is the ultimate solution!

You can either pick out rocks already in your garden or go treasure hunting for some at your local creek – and even bring your kids alone!

Try to find rocks of different shapes and sizes, and draw the fruits and their names on each rock, or even spray them with a clear finishing spray to make them weatherproof!

This is a great DIY Garden Project to involve your kids in something special, teach them about different plants, fruits, vegetables and more!

Just make sure they bring along their favorite colored pencils, markers, paints, and a paintbrush so you can really get creative!

DIY Details: westvalley.citymomsblog

11. A DIY ‘Mosaic Style’ Addition To Your Garden

A DIY 'Mosaic Style' Addition To Your Garden

Creating beautiful, bright and colorful stepping stones to and from, or throughout your garden is made simple with this DIY project!

Making these stepping stones or simply colorful rock decorations for your garden is pretty straightforward, just using stones, marbles or crystals of your choice, a few bits of glass, and broken China – which is great if you’ve just recently dropped any of yours and don’t wish to throw it away just yet!

These mosaic stepping stones will last years to come as they are ‘weather-proof,’ and the numerous color patterns you can use means you’ll be able to highlight certain colors, flowers, or other outdoor furniture and make your garden picture perfect!

Check out Mid West Living below for other cool, fun outdoor arts and crafts activities for your garden!

DIY Details: midwestliving

12. Combining Garden Planter Pots To Make a Bird-Bath!

Combining Garden Planter Pots To Make a Bird-Bath!

This exciting design will allow you to combine and recycle old or unused planter pots, and you can either stack them up along your fence or just use one or two to make the local ‘birdies’ more comfortable bathing in your garden!

You can use a long piece of Rebar to hold the pots together – especially when stacking – and the other tools used to make this are pretty easy to get, such as paints, planter pots, and of course a birdbath top!

This is also a great DIY Bird Bath because it saves you from spending $100-$200+ on a birdbath from the store that’s made out of cast stone, iron, clay, ceramic, or even metal.

DIY Details: homestoriesatoz

13. A DIY Wooden Pallet Garden Walkway

A DIY Wooden Pallet Garden Walkway

This DIY Wooden Pallet Garden Walkway is great for offering more stability for navigating around your garden, as well as keeping unwanted water out during rainy season! This is a very efficient design, and will just require a little digging in the soil to lay down the desired amount of wooden pallet ‘slabs’ to create the perfect walkway!

As an added bonus, you can combine your DIY wooden pallet walkway with the above mentioned Mosaic Styled Cement Rocks project to really diversify your garden!

Finally, all you’ll have to do is tuck away the desired pallet ‘steps’ by simply packing them in all around the sides with soil.

This will also add to your gardens overall appeal, and make it safer to tend your garden late at night or early in the morning. Learn more by clicking Funky Junk Interiors below!

DIY Details:  funkyjunkinteriors

14. A DIY Baby Food Jar Solution For Your Plants!

A DIY Baby Food Jar Solution For Your Plants!

Now you can recycle those glass baby-food jars into something more meaningful, by simply combining the jars, a wooden board (or you can hang them on your fence), metal hooks, screws, a drill, and hammer.

Also, using durable jute or twine will  help to secure them safely to the wall, so  that they won’t fall off.

Check out this DIY design by clicking the Craftionary link below to learn what supplies you’ll need.

DIY Details: craftionary

15. Fun And Simple DIY Garden Markers

Fun And Simple DIY Garden Markers

If you currently have a garden and are looking to add a fancy, yet playful addition, then this is the perfect solution for cost-free DIY garden markers – assuming you have a couple of old wine corks lying around or can get some from a friend.

This is a perfectly practical solution for naming and keeping track of your plants, especially if you’ve just planted new seeds! Just stick them onto wooden stakes – and you’ll be reorganizing your garden in no time!

Best of all, this is a fun, quick and EASY DIY project that only requires the corks, of course, a magic marker, and other supplies which can be found per the “A Thrifty Mom” URL below!

DIY Details: athriftymom

16. The DIY Wooden Vertical Herbal Garden That Can Hold 15+ Plants!

 DIY Wooden Vertical Herbal Garden That Can Hold 15+ Plants!

Sometimes, growing your favorite herbs and other plant-life in your garden can be difficult, especially when ensuring they receive the proper sunlight!

This DIY Wooden Vertical Herbal Garden is a beautiful, organized solution to arranging your setup better, and even preserving more space in your current outdoor garden!

And, while this wooden, herbal garden setup is obviously not going to be the easiest to move as far as weight goes, you can pick up some durable, weight-capacity appropriate rolling-wheels so that you can roll it around as needed!

The supplies needed for the Wooden Vertical Herbal Garden is relatively small and affordable, and will just involve a few pinewood boards, metal hinges, a roll of aluminum screening for protection, some screws – and of course the plant pots of your choice!

You can also cut the holes for each pot to accommodate different sizes, which adds to the multi-functionality of this DIY garden project!

DIY Details: diy-vintage-chic

17. A DIY ‘Spiral’ Rock Garden

A DIY 'Spiral' Rock Garden

Gardeners both new and experienced alike will come to appreciate the value of using garden spirals to not only accommodate different sizes and styles of garden layouts, but also for adjusting or separating various types of plants, fruits, and vegetables.

This DIY Garden Arts & Crafts project is really spectacular because you’re not limited to the length you can make the spiral – and you can even add stones to increase the height or depth as needed.

Just get yourself a few handfuls of river rocks large enough to space your plants, and bagged organic garden soil.

What better, more organized way to grow fresh herbs, vegetables, and fruits for your family and you to enjoy than this Spiral Rock Garden?

DIY Details: ohmy-creative

18. A ‘Fruity’ Butterfly Feeder

A 'Fruity' Butterfly Feeder

Butterflies are an excellent addition to any garden, as they will not only beautify your outdoor environment but also look elegant and keep your garden in tip-top shape’!

Butterflies are also awesome because they can obtain the necessary nutrients outside of nectar, such as from rotting animal matter or even organic material.

Therefore, you can consider butterflies in the back yard to be your own, personal ‘mini-gardeners!’

This DIY Butterfly Feeder is beautiful, uses bright, vibrant colors to attract the butterflies, and will make your garden all the more exciting the next time you just want to sit out back and relax in your garden!

Creating this cool, and fun butterfly feeder will just require basic household items like an old plate you might not use anymore, some beads, a washer, twine or other durable string, and you’re all set! Just make sure you hang it up in a place that receives a lot of

Just make sure you hang it up in a place that receives a lot of sun, and if you really want to keep your butterflies coming back – leave out some fruit for them!

Butterflies are not picky, so most yellow, red, pink, red, orange, or purple colors will do just fine! Click the link below to read more on how to get started.

DIY Details: gardentherapy

19. An Elegant And Budget Friendly Garden Fountain

An Elegant And Budget Friendly Garden Fountain

There’s no need to invest in hundreds or even thousands of dollars or more to purchase the next garden fountain of your dreams. Most granite and other garden fountains made from various metals or stones easily cost $500+.

But, this DIY Garden Fountain can be yours for less than $100 and a little bit of hard work. Best of all, it’ll be your creation, and you’re free to add to it or modify it over time to your liking.

You’ll need a bit of supplies such as copper piping, a washtub or plastic storage bin, stones, of course, a Compression Female Adapter, ball valve, a fiberglass screen, PVD conduit, copper, a pump, and drainage gravel and composite decking to top off your creation and make it perfectly complete.

Check out the Instructables link below for a step-by-step tutorial.

DIY Details: instructables

20. The DIY Classy Yet “Junky” Water Fountain Creation

The DIY Classy Yet “Junky” Water Fountain Creation

Why spend endless amounts of money, time shopping, and trying to decide between the limited selections of garden water fountains at the local store when you can make your very own right in your back yard simply using recycled glassware, scrap metals, unused or unwanted dishware, and buckets?

This is an awesome way to show off your eco-friendly personality, and enjoy yourself outside (or inside) while making this beautiful, original “Junky Water Fountain” design.

DIY Details: funkyjunkinteriors

21. An Artsy Garden Fence Using Marbles

An Artsy Garden Fence Using Marbles

An everyday fence, even with paint, can get boring to look at sometimes – or you may just be seeking something new to add life to your current outdoor garden.

Other than actually changing the fence and installing a new one, there may seem like little you can do to add that ‘extra personality’ to its design. However, have no fear!

This awesome DIY Garden Project is really easy to understand, and will only require you drilling holes throughout your fence for wherever you’d like to add marbles and shine – and the patterns are totally up to you!

Best of all, in addition to their unique colors, the light shining on them will really brighten your garden and certainly get you compliments from the neighbors.

The DIY garden project design using marbles should take less than an hour, and you’ll enjoy looking at your fence again in no time!

DIY Details: gardendrama

22. A Cost-Free DIY Fish Pond Using Old Tires!

A Cost-Free DIY Fish Pond Using Old Tires!

This DIY fish pond is an awesome way to add to your back yard garden, as well as save space and money while giving your fishies a new place to call home!

Using just old recycled tires, this is an environmentally-friendly way of making the best of what you have, and you can even paint the tires a color to match the rest of your garden and outdoor furniture.

If you’d like to make an exceptionally large – or deep – pond for your fish, then you can feel free to also use old tractor or truck tires. People love this simple, DIY project because it can be made in less than a day, and is a top favorite for those looking to add a little ‘biodiversity’ to their garden!

To add a special touch, you can also surround your new fish pond with some flowers, or plants. Overall, this project will only require simple tools and supplies found around most homes!

To add a special touch, you can also surround your new fish pond with some flowers, or plants. Overall, this project will only require simple tools and supplies found around most homes!

DIY Details: cutediyprojects

23. Adding Color And Fun To Your Garden: Painted Flower Pots

Adding Color And Fun To Your Garden: Painted Flower Pots

This DIY Painted Garden Pots Project is simple and will just require acrylic paints, a newspaper, wax paper, a smock, and a clean Terra cotta pot.

Before you know it, you’ll have a vibrantly new, colorful design in no time for all the garden pots in your back yard!

Best of all, you can even include your little ones in on the project – making this another must-try DIY Garden Project for families!

DIY Details: kcedventures

24. Cute Lady Bug Golf Balls

Cute Lady Bug Golf Balls

If you’d like to add a little personality and fun to your garden, these DIY Golf Ball Ladybugs are absolutely adorable, relatively simple, and exciting to make!

This is an excellent way to spend time with your kids, promote motor skill functioning, and encourage them to learn about animals and enjoy nature at the same time!

Making these DIY Lady Bug Golf Balls will just require some spray paint primer, sandpaper, brushes, acrylic paint, and of course either old golf balls lying around – or simply picking up a few at the local store for just a couple of dollars.

DIY Details: cutediyprojects

25. A DIY Garden Bird And Butterfly Feeder

DIY Garden Bird And Butterfly Feeder

With this cool DIY Garden Project, you can feed both birds and butterflies at the same time!

This way, you save money as opposed to having to purchase them separately, and best of all you’ll be able to completely personalize the feeder, based on your style and taste.

The basketweave design above is pretty stylish, cute, witty – and meaningful as it’ll attract birds!

You’re sure to impress your family and friends, and get a 5-star rating for your garden thanks to your consideration toward the environment with this DIY Bird & Butterfly Water Feeder!

All you’ll need for this DIY garden project is a couple of river rocks, a grapevine wreath to attract birds for nesting, a glass pie plate, and finally, twine to hang it up and bring the butterflies and birds to you!

This is also a great way to feed and water all of nature’s creatures!

DIY Details: empressofdirt

26. A Tasteful DIY Flower Dresser For Any Garden

A Tasteful DIY Flower Dresser For Any Garden

This DIY Flower Dresser project is the perfect way to recycle an unwanted or unused dresser into something truly spectacular for any outdoor garden and home!

Depending on the current wood finish, you may want to repaint and add a new protective sealant on top of your current dresser to ‘weatherproof’ it.

You can honestly put your flowers nearly anywhere inside, on, or throughout this Flower Dresser which makes it the ultimate, elegant design that’ll both add class to your garden and allow you to show off your favorite plants and flowers at the same time!

Sure to give your back yard and garden a dramatic touch, guests and family will love the aura of beauty this design gives off to visitors.

Check out more, budget-friendly, beautiful, DIY Back Yard Garden projects at the Grizzly Bear Modern link below.

DIY Details: grizzlybearmodern

27. DIY Cinder Block Solution For Your Garden

DIY Cinder Block Solution For Your Garden

This DIY Raised Garden Bed is the perfect, cost-effective solution to giving your seedlings, plants, and other fruits or vegetables a comfortable, and safe habitat to grow in!

For those with a big garden or back yard, this design is ideal, as it helps keep unwanted critters out of your garden and flowers.

Not only can you plant your various favorite flowers and gardens throughout the Raised Garden Bed, but you can even place more flowers and seeds in the cinder blocks surrounding the raised garden bed in the center.

At less than $1 each, much like other DIY Back Yard Cinder Block Projects, this is an awesome way to save money, and be environmentally ‘smart!’

Check out more cool ideas for your back yard garden at the ISaveA2Z link below!

DIY Details: isavea2z

28. The Perfect ‘Vintage’ DIY Potted Plants For Any Garden

The Perfect 'Vintage' DIY Potter Plants For Any Garden

You don’t need to spend lots of money on ceramic or store-bought flower pots, and if you already have a garden you know how costly they can be – especially when you’re growing different types of flowers, vegetables, and fruits!

These outdoor vintage DIY Flower Pots are the perfect addition to any home, and can also be placed in front of your house to mark your address – as seen in the picture above.

For this DIY project, all you’ll need are a few recycled silver buckets, paint, and paintbrushes and should take no more than a few hours to make! This is also an excellent way to accent your garden, patio, or back yard deck and give it that ‘rustic’ look!

Check out how to start making your DIY Potter Plants now by visiting the My Wonderfully Made link below!

DIY Details: mywonderfullymade

29. DIY Cinder Block Garden Fence

DIY Cinder Block Garden Fence

You can use cinder blocks to create an irrigation ‘fence’ along with your garden, and even place plants inside them! All you’ll need is a bit of soil, your favorite flowers, or seeds!

Cinder blocks are typically pretty cheap, and can be bought at the department store for at around $1 or less each! This is a wonderful way to add personality to your back yard garden, organize your plants, fruits, veggies, and more!

The DIY Cinder Block Garden is an excellent way also to create pathways, or help your guests find their way at night without stepping on your precious flower-garden! For more details, see the Guiding Home link below.

DIY Details: Guiding Home

30. Environmentally Friendly DIY Stone Garden Fountain

Environmentally Friendly DIY Stone Garden Fountain

This DIY Environmentally-Friendly stone garden water foundation is a gorgeous addition to any garden or back yard, and will only require a little bit of patience, acquiring a pile of relatively evenly matched river rocks, water, tubing, and a few other supplies to get it running.

Not only will this back yard DIY Garden Project make a lasting impression on visitors and family, but it’s also a beautiful way to enjoy your local, natural environment.

All instructions included with this DIY project will create a functioning water-fountain and should cost less than $50 total for all the supplies.

Read on by clicking the Instructables link below to get a step-by-step guide.

Instructables

31. A DIY Graceful And Stylish Butterfly Feeder

A DIY Graceful And Stylish Butterfly Feeder

Butterflies are no doubt one of the most beautiful creatures you’re likely ever to have the pleasure of visiting your garden.

They pollinate flowers, protect the environment, and keep nasty little-unwanted creatures from eating or destroying your plants, fruits, and vegetables.

This DIY Graceful Butterfly Feeder is the perfect addition to any garden, no matter how big or small! You and your family are sure to enjoy endless spring and summer days by watching butterflies stop by to feed, sleep, and wave their beautiful wings all throughout your garden.

Be sure to check out the Refreshing The Home link below to learn more!

32. A DIY Friendly Planter And Bird Bath Combination

A DIY Friendly Planter And Bird Bath Combination

This is an excellent way to combine both style as well as support the local environment by using a pottery urn and your choice flowers to welcome birds with this two in one DIY Garden Planter And Bird Feeder.

You can even paint the urn and potter with your favorite colors to add your personal touch, and best of all this is a garden addition you can enjoy nearly all year round.

Birds will love it, and the next time you go out back to have a BBQ or picnic with your family you’re sure to enjoy taking in the beautiful sights of various birds coming to your garden to visit!

You can click the Mami Talks link below to learn how to get started!

Mami Talks

33. A DIY Classic Garden Planter Using An Old Typewriter

A DIY Classic Garden Planter Using An Old Typewriter

Creating this simple DIY Garden Planter using an old typewriter is the perfect way to combine both simplicity and originality!

You can place the old fashioned type-writer anywhere on your deck, patio, or even in your garden to give it that timeworn look – and it’s perfect for matching other antiquarian or collectible outdoor furniture.

This idea and others like it for your outdoor garden can be found at the Blink When Passing link below – enjoy!

This DIY idea and others like it for your outdoor garden can be found at the Blink When Passing link below – enjoy!

Flickr / Blinkwhenpassing

34. Outdoor Garden “Globes” Using Simple DIY Tools

Outdoor Garden "Globes" Using Simple DIY Tools

The spectacular DIY Garden Globes project can be yours today by just investing in some basic (affordable) chicken wire, and spray paint!

A few sticks, stakes, and twine will also help in securing them to the ground, and should take you no more than an hour to get this project done and have your garden looking all the more extraordinary in no time!

Best of all, you can paint the different “garden globes” various colors to add sparkle, and they should hold up against rain and other elements which means you’ll have cost-effective garden decorations that will last years to come!

Read more by visiting Paradise Express below!

Paradise Express

35. An Elegant DIY ‘Fairy Wind-chime’ For Your Garden

An Elegant DIY 'Fairy Wind-chime' For Your Garden

This cute, beautiful fairy wind-chime is really easy to make, and lots of fun if you and your kids like arts and crafts projects – and you can even make more than one to place throughout your garden!

The DIY Fairy Wind Chime is ideal for those that either already have a fairy-themed garden, or, simply love crafty, bright colored decorations to add personality to their back yard.

To make these wind chimes, all you’ll need is a tiny bell, a couple of seed beads, a spacer bead with holes, tubular beads, and a piece of jewelry that looks like a wavy ‘Shepherd’s crook’ and you’re set to go!

A Crafty Mix is to credit for this original, exciting DIY garden craft idea, so check out the link below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to make yours!

DIY Details: acraftymix

36. DIY Hanging Plant Potters

DIY Hanging Plant Potters

This is a beautiful craftsy project, isn’t too difficult to grasp, and repurposing unwanted wooden pallets is always a great way to preserve the environment – and create an eco-friendly garden!

There are plenty of other excellent uses for recycled wooden pallets, so make sure you read on to discover some other favorite DIY designs!

To set up and install these plant potters will just take a few steps, and you’ll be able to hang all of your favorite flowers and show them off in no time!

Check out the Architecture Art Designs link below for more awesome DIY potter plants ideas!

DIY Details: ArchetectureArtDesigns

37. DIY Bird Bath Pottery Project

DIY Bird Bath Pottery Project

Turning urns upside down and combining them together provides the perfect, complete DIY Bird Bath!

All you’ll need for this gracefully designed birdbath is a 17″ or larger urn, a 12″ poly urn, a couple of spray paints, plenty of flowers, and a 10″ Terra-cotta saucer! When was the last time you’ve seen pottery urns and a birdbath this cool?

Creating this DIY project is easy, and a step-by-step guide by Mami Talks can be found below!

DIY Details: mamitalks

38. The DIY Garden Project That Really ROCKS!

The DIY Garden Project That Really ROCKS!

Whether summer or spring is just around the corner, or you’re simply bored with your current back yard and garden arrangement, this DIY project is excellent for really personalizing your garden, and also a great project for kids!

You can paint different designs, colors, or even your kid’s favorite characters like Minions, Spongebob, and more just using simple tools like paint brushes, acrylic paint, and a few flat-shaped rocks!

This is a must-try DIY project for gardeners and nature-lovers alike. Check out the details by Ever Mine below.

DIY Details: evermine

39. Exciting DIY Clay Toadstools For Your Garden

Exciting DIY Clay Toadstools For Your Garden

Whether you and your loved ones love fantasy, or you have a fairy-themed garden, these Clay Toadstools are the perfect addition to adding all sorts of magic to your garden! It’s also a very fun, exciting DIY project that’s kid-friendly!

All you’ll need is Q-tips, a knife, toothpicks, a paintbrush, acrylic paint, a hot glue gun, and of course the necessary block or blocks of Sculpey clay so you can make unlimited Toadstools to spread throughout your garden!

As you can see from the pictures above, these Toad Stools are extremely colorful – and can add a wonderfully nostalgic feel for Super Mario lovers – by just simply adding eyes onto your litter critter creations! Check out the tutorial below to find out how to make yours.

DIY Details: fairygardens

40. DIY Clothing Pin Garden Markers

DIY Clothing Pin Garden Markers

Garden markers are typically made up of just wooden stakes or labels when you buy them at the store, but this DIY Garden Marker Design takes it to the next level!

With a simple to use system, you’ll be able to make as many garden markers you need, and remove any costs in the process – as you’ll only need a few clothing pins!

As you can see, the clothing pins above have been painted, and even have a white-tail design to help see them in the dark. You can also use glow-in-the-dark paint, or other colors and decorations if you’d like.

Best of all, these DIY Garden Markers can be made in minutes, and the only other thing you’ll need is a Sharpie marker!

DIY Details: chatfieldcourt

41. Cute Solution to an Outdoor Garden

Cute Solution to an Outdoor Garden

For this outdoor DIY activity all you’ll need are some old boots, containers, or boxes, markers, paint, and a little bit of imagination!

You can also plant small flowers or other seeds in the boots, and teach your kids how to raise their own mini-garden with this activity!


All of our DIY Garden Projects listed above are designed to be both cost-effective and fun! Best of all, many are designed to maximize space, organization, and garden style in as little as one day!

Please feel free to share with us any other DIY Garden Projects you might have, as well as leave feedback on your experiences in trying any of the DIY projects listed above.

Happy Gardening!

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