Backyard Projects

From whimsical to budget friendly, transform your home and garden with these backyard projects and DIY ideas that are simple to fun to make!

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DIY Garden ­Mushrooms

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

Old-Fashioned DIY Rose Jar

Save the sweet scents of summer to remember all year with your own DIY rose jar collection!

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!

Strawberry Lemonade Freezer Jam

Freezer jam is easy for anyone to make. Try this variation on a favorite flavor!

Homemade PVC Bird Feeder

Create this whimsical PVC Bird Feeder for hummingbirds with materials you can find at your local hardware and craft stores.

Mini Colander DIY Bird Feeder

These colorful mini colanders are easy to turn into a DIY bird feeder for smaller backyard birds.

Dragonfly DIY Yard Art

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

Feeding Birds with Recycled Baskets

Save money by feeding birds from baskets found at thrift and other bargain stores.

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...

DIY Mini Bud Vase Magnets

Turn small bottles into bud vase magnets for refrigerators or office filing cabinets.

Mini Seed Box Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Turn colorful seed packets into DIY garden projects perfect for gifting on Valentine's Day!

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

How to Gift Wrap a Potted Plant

Unsure how to wrap a plant gift? Cookie tins from the dollar store make the perfect colorful containers for holiday...

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Decorate Your Christmas Table Via the Produce Aisle

Does your tabletop look a bit bare this holiday season? Wouldn’t it be great if you could add a festive

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 Recycled Garden Sign

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

DIY Gift Basket Ideas for Nature Lovers

Create one-of-a-kind presents this year with these DIY gift basket ideas.

Nature-Inspired Clothespin Craft Project

Clothespin craft projects are easy and fun. Use our patterns to create hummingbird or butterfly clothespins.

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...

The Best Plants to Grow Against a Fence

Get creative tips for dressing up a bare fence with plants. Discover some of the best plants to grow against...

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Natural DIY Air Freshener Recipes

Do you like your home to smell nice and fresh? What if you could create your own ‘natural’ air fresheners