DIY Garden Projects

From cute containers to compost bins, these garden art projects and practical DIYs will enhance any backyard.

Caterpillar Bowling Ball Art

Caterpillar Bowling Ball Art

Garden visitors will be bowled over by this very friendly bowling ball art. It makes a great doorstop, but also looks sweet nestled in a flower patch or herb garden. Try creating different bowling ball bugs, like a ladybug or bumblebee.

DIY Garden Bowling Pin Butterfly

DIY Garden Bowling Pin Butterfly

An old bowling pin can metamorphose into a beautiful butterfly with this striking pair of wings made from plywood. Try painting different wing patterns and let your imagination soar!

DIY Garden Mushroom

DIY Garden ­Mushrooms

Dress up your yard or front porch with these quick and easy DIY Garden Mushrooms. This project is so simple that it’s great for kids, too!

Recycled Garden Idea: Make a doormat with old garden hoses!

28 Recycled Garden Ideas

Everyone loves a bargain, but gardeners are an especially resourceful bunch. Reuse odds and ends (you may already have around the house) with these recycled garden ideas!

DIY Garden Arbor

DIY Garden Arbor

Transform an existing gate into a grand DIY garden arbor and add some drama to your yard!

Dragonfly DIY Yard Art

Dragonfly DIY Yard Art

Let your imagination take off with this DIY yard art project that turns copper wire and beads into cute critters for your garden.

Garden DIY Herb Markers

Garden DIY Herb Markers

We love this project because it’s an excuse to buy more wine! Just save your corks to use as Garden DIY Herb Markers.

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