Perk up an old desk or dresser and turn it into a convenient backyard workspace.
DIY Garden Projects
From cute containers to compost bins, these garden art projects and practical DIYs will enhance any backyard.
Put a fresh and colorful spin on a classic repurposed planter.
Transform straw bales into scary-cool outdoor Halloween decorations with a few items from the hardware store.
Use your imagination to create a bird sculpture out of an old light fixture.
Revamp an old lampshade and set your garden aglow with a curvy torch.
Transform an old birdbath into a tiny landscape.
Add extra sparkle to an outdoor tree with this kid-friendly craft.
Transform the classic little red wagon into a charming seat. Whether you’re doing fall yard cleanup or spring planting, this wagon lounge goes where you go.
Create a calming oasis on your patio with an easy, mini pond. You don’t even need fancy pumps—just water.
Wait—don’t throw away those empty seed packets! Reuse them to create
this easy craft you can display indoors and out.
Add charm to your garden with these container and raised bed ideas that
are anything but ordinary.
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.
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!
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!
Repurpose old license plates, a chair leg and some old keys into funky DIY garden art for your backyard.
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!
Transform an existing gate into a grand DIY garden arbor and add some drama to your yard!
Let your imagination take off with this DIY yard art project that turns copper wire and beads into cute critters for your garden.
We love this project because it’s an excuse to buy more wine! Just save your corks to use as Garden DIY Herb Markers.
Give your front porch a fresh and colorful facelift with this stacked planter project.
Most people enjoy the antics of squirrels in their backyard. This DIY Squirrel Feeder provides an unusually clear view of the squirrels that frequent it, because the bold critters actually climb inside the feed jar to eat!
Winter doesn’t mean your front porch containers have to be empty! Add a few dried stems and berries to create a stunning winter container garden.
This wreath project uses copper tubing and a DIY papier-mâché bird to create a new decoration for your front door.
Time-strapped gardeners can complete these quick and easy garden ideas before the sun goes down.
Pull a few plastic bottles out of the recycling bin, and create these easy garden flowers!
Use slices cut from a fallen limb or tree trunk to create DIY garden signs or plant markers.
This surprisingly easy garden project combines stacked garden planters with a solar-powered DIY fountain.
Looking for a new way to grow herbs, or running out of garden room? This space saving gardening project will have you growing a vertical herb garden in no time!
Sew your own canvas tool tote bag with this garden crafts project. Makes a great gift for gardening friends!
This garden craft uses river rock to create “strike-ing” bowling ball garden art!
Looking for garden crafts ideas? Learn how to make metal flowers to accent your garden or home.
Dress up glass jars with frosted glass spray paint to create DIY garden lanterns.
Many folks rely on citronella candles to keep mosquitoes at bay. These homemade citronella candles are simple, inexpensive, and fun to make!
Legend says tiny fairies inhabit gardens. Learn how to make a mini garden just for them, a garden craft sure to delight the young and young at heart!
Learn how to grow microgreens with this money-saving garden project.
Drying herbs helps preserve summer’s abundance for the dark days of winter. Learn how to dry herbs here.
Learn how to decorate flower pots to suit any style with this surprisingly easy garden craft project.
Every picnic can be on a carpet of cool green grass when you grow your own with this DIY picnic table project!
Looking for container garden tips? We’ve got three easy steps to make easy container gardens a reality!
Looking for vertical garden ideas? Try using dresser drawers! We’ll show you how with this recycled garden project.
Recycled crafts are all the rage, and our DIY rain chain project using old spoons is practical and fun!
Use a ready-made peat moss wreath or make your own to create this living DIY herb garden crafts project.
Learn how to make glass garden flowers from old plates, bowls, candleholders, and more.
These DIY plant markers made of copper will last for years.
Learn how to compost, and you’ll be amazed at how easy it really is. Build this DIY compost bin and get started!
This garden craft idea dresses up a plain window box with scalloped lead sheeting for a rustic look.
Add clay pots to a wooden garden trellis, and you can switch out the plants to suit the seasons!
This garden craft creates DIY plant markers using clay and letter stamps that are perfect for seed starting time.
Learn how to turn a chair into a planter with this simple garden project.
Recycle an old bowling ball into a ladybug (or three!) with a little paint and a few supplies. This bowling ball garden art project brings charm to any yard!