Recycled Garden Ideas

Repurpose items from your home with these recycled garden ideas and projects that will beautify your backyard.

DIY Seed Packet Letters | Birds & Blooms

DIY Seed Packet Letters

Wait—don’t throw away those empty seed packets! Reuse them to create
this easy craft you can display indoors and out.

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 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!

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.

Recycled Garden Sign

DIY Recycled Garden Sign

Put your own personal touch on this project to create a recycled garden sign the whole neighborhood will love.

Stylish DIY Birdhouse Designs

Stylish DIY Birdhouse Designs

Using a simple kit, learn how to make a birdhouse unique. These DIY birdhouse designs are bird-friendly but full of imagination!

Shoe Organizer Herb Garden

Shoe Organizer Herb Garden

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!

Nesting Shelf DIY Birdhouse

Nesting Shelf DIY Birdhouse

Interested in attracting cardinals or robins to nest in your yard? This recycled crafts project creates a DIY birdhouse perfect for these birds!

DIY Teacup Bird Feeder

DIY Teacup Bird Feeder

Have a cuppa with the birds when you create this homemade bird feeder from an old teacup and saucer.

DIY Bird Bath Water Park

DIY Bird Bath Water Park

Use a few sturdy branches and shallow bowls to make a DIY bird bath spot for every bird in town!

Cowboy Boot Birdhouse

Cowboy Boot Birdhouse

Little birds like wrens will love this DIY birdhouse made from an old cowboy boot.

Cloth DIY Birdhouse

Cloth DIY Birdhouse

Learn how to make a birdhouse out of cloth for small birds like wrens and chickadees.

License Plate Birdhouse

Build a License Plate Birdhouse

Personalize a DIY birdhouse with an old license plate, and you’ll have a real one-of-a-kind place for birds to call home!

Bowling Ball Garden Art Ladybugs

Bowling Ball Garden Art Ladybug

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!