Recycled Garden Ideas

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

Bowling Ball Garden Art Bumblebee

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


A Trash Can Compost Bin

Do you compost?  Or, have you wanted to try composting? A couple of weeks ago, I went on a ‘edible


Got Large Pots? Use Plastic Containers to Fill Extra Space

Do you like to grow ornamental plants in large pots?  I do.  Especially brightly-colored pots that add color to the


DIY Plant Watering Bottles

Are you ever faced with going away for a few days only to return to dried out, thirsty plants?  Or


An Old, Rusty Watering Can Finds New Purpose

I like old things.  So, when I spotted an old, galvanized watering can at an antique shop – I knew


DIY Drip-Water Plants Using Milk Jugs

Many areas of the United States are suffering from extreme drought and your garden may also be showing signs of


Fourth of July: Tin Can Patriotic Planters

Make this easy and inexpensive Fourth of July outdoor decoration


Recycled Backyard: Tire Gardens

Got some old tires on hand? Building a tire garden is easy!

Cardboard Garden Project: Hanging Basket

Last year while testing Cardboard Gardening, we put together a panel of family and friends to give it a try.


Transform a Fountain Into a Garden Planter

Do you have fountain or other water feature that you no longer use? Transform it into a planter, filled with...