DIY Garden Projects

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

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 Decorate Flower Pots with Mosaic Tiles

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


Grass-Covered DIY Picnic Table

Every picnic can be on a carpet of cool green grass when you grow your own with this DIY picnic...


Easy DIY Fall Pumpkin Garden Stakes

This adorable fall craft uses pumpkins from the dollars store and metal garden stakes for a decorative fall display.


Dresser Drawer Recycled Garden Project

Looking for vertical garden ideas? Try using dresser drawers! We’ll show you how with this recycled garden project.


DIY Rain Chain Using Spoons

Recycled crafts are all the rage, and our DIY rain chain project using old spoons is practical and fun!

DIY Herb Garden Living Wreath

Use a ready-made peat moss wreath or make your own to create this living DIY herb garden crafts project.


DIY Glass Garden Flowers

Learn how to make glass garden flowers from old plates, bowls, candleholders, and more.


DIY Copper Plant Markers

These DIY plant markers made of copper will last for years.


DIY Compost Bin

Learn how to compost, and you’ll be amazed at how easy it really is. Build this DIY compost bin and...


Make a DIY Bird Feeder Wreath

Learn how to make a bird feeder from seed heads and a grapevine wreath. This DIY bird feeder project makes...


Decorative Window Box Plans

This garden craft idea dresses up a plain window box with scalloped lead sheeting for a rustic look.


Clay Pot Trellis

Add clay pots to a wooden garden trellis, and you can switch out the plants to suit the seasons!


Clay Leaf DIY Plant Markers

This garden craft creates DIY plant markers using clay and letter stamps that are perfect for seed starting time.

Chair Planter Garden Project

Learn how to turn a chair into a planter with this simple garden project.


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...


Bowling Ball Garden Art Bumblebee

Recycle an old bowling ball into a bumblebee with this bowling ball garden art project!


DIY Garlic Spray to Keep Bugs Away

One of my favorite vegetables to grow is garlic. Besides loving to eat food with lots of garlic in it,


Create an Instant Indoor Garden Using Carrot Tops

Next time you are chopping carrots for soup or making carrot sticks, don't throw out the tops. Plant them instead...

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Build a rustic orchard bee house

With all the talk about the threat to our honey bees, it is easy to forget that there are many