DIY Garden Projects

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

DIY Garden Wagon Seat

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.

DIY Miniature Pond

Create a calming oasis on your patio with an easy, mini pond. You don’t even need fancy pumps—just water.

Aquarium Mini Garden

If a traditional mini garden isn't exactly your style, go under the sea and create one in an aquarium instead!

DIY Bead Flowers Pot Stakes

Dress up your potted plants with DIY bead flowers on stakes. Choose beads and embellishments to match your style!

DIY Seed Packet Letters

Reuse those empty seed packets to create this easy garden decoration.

Backyard Project: Add Color to the Outdoors With Milk Paint

Painting raised beds, borders and even compost bins with eco-friendly milk paint is a fun and easy backyard project that...

Caterpillar Bowling Ball Art

Garden visitors will be bowled over by this very friendly bowling ball art. It makes a great doorstop, but also...

DIY Garden Bowling Pin Butterfly

An old bowling pin can metamorphose into a beautiful DIY garden butterfly with this striking pair of wings made from...

DIY Garden ­Mushrooms

Dress up your yard or front porch with these quick and easy DIY Garden Mushrooms. This project is so simple...

Easy Gardening Idea: Creating Seed Balls

Seed balls or 'seed bombs' are the newest, easy gardening idea. Throw them out into a bare area in your...

DIY Garden License Plate Dragonfly

Repurpose old license plates, a chair leg and some old keys into funky DIY garden art for your backyard.

DIY Yard Project: Make a Trellis From Tree Branches

Need a trellis for a favorite vine? Create your own rustic trellis using tree branches in our latest diy yard...

DIY Garden Arbor

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

Dragonfly DIY Yard Art

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

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...

3-Tiered Stacked Planter

Give your front porch a fresh and colorful facelift with this stacked planter project.

How to Make a DIY Squirrel Feeder

Most people enjoy the antics of squirrels in their backyard. This DIY Squirrel Feeder provides an unusually clear view of...

Easy Winter Container Garden Arrangement

Winter doesn’t mean your front porch containers have to be empty! Add a few dried stems and berries to create...

Birds and Blooms Logo

Creating a Garden Gift Basket

Have you ever been given a gift basket loaded with all sorts of goodies? Garden gift baskets are fun to

Copper Wreath Project

This wreath project uses copper tubing and a DIY papier-mâché bird to create a new decoration for your front door.

Quick and Easy Garden Ideas

Time-strapped gardeners can complete these quick and easy garden ideas before the sun goes down.

Plastic Bottle Crafts: Garden Flowers

Pull a few plastic bottles out of the recycling bin, and create these easy garden flowers!

DIY Garden Signs from Tree Rounds

Use slices cut from a fallen limb or tree trunk to create DIY garden signs or tree cookies to identify...

Stacked Garden Planter with DIY Fountain

This surprisingly easy garden project combines stacked garden planters with a solar-powered DIY fountain.

Sew a Tote Bag for Garden Tools

Sew your own canvas tool tote bag with this garden crafts project. Makes a great gift for gardening friends!

River Rock Bowling Ball Garden Art

This garden craft uses river rock to create “strike-ing” bowling ball garden art!

How to Make Metal Flowers

Looking for garden crafts ideas? Learn how to make metal flowers to accent your garden or home.

How to Make Garden Lanterns from Glass Jars

Dress up glass jars with frosted glass spray paint to create DIY garden lanterns.