DIY Garden Projects

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

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 plywood. Try painting different wing patterns and let your imagination soar!

5 DIY Holiday Gift Ideas From the Garden

Create a personal gift for friends and family with one or more of these creative DIY Holiday gift ideas with...


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...


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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.


How to Make Citronella Candles

Many folks rely on citronella candles to keep mosquitoes at bay. These homemade citronella candles are simple, inexpensive, and fun...


How to Make a Mini Garden

Legend says tiny fairies inhabit gardens. Learn how to make a mini garden just for them, a garden craft sure...


How to Grow Microgreens

Learn how to grow microgreens with this money-saving garden project.


How to Dry Herbs

Drying herbs helps preserve summer’s abundance for the dark days of winter. Learn how to dry herbs here.


How to Decorate Flower Pots with Mosaic Tiles

Learn how to decorate flower pots to suit any style with this surprisingly easy garden craft project.