How to remodel your garden? 5 ideas that everyone should try

It’s always a good time to improve and remodel your garden! After all, sticking to the same old landscape year after year might get kind of dull and boring at one point. Redesigning and remodeling your outdoor space is a project that could make you love your garden all over again. If you are looking […]

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse

Looking for a simple project to decorate your yard? Why not make this DIY clay pot lighthouse? This quick project is very easy to do and would only take a couple of hours of your time. You could use a battery-operated light or better yet a solar one for safe and more inexpensive lighting. It’s great decorative […]

Beautiful DIY Garden Paths And Inspiration

The Garden Path

Lead me up the garden path 😀 Building a well-designed garden path is a great way to take your visitors for a tour around your yard. It guides them to the areas you want them to see. Your garden path also connects various parts of your garden, giving it a sense of order and cohesiveness. […]

Outdoor Garden Sink

Outdoor Garden Sink

How many times have you wished you had an outdoor sink? Well, who wouldn’t want one, when it’s so convenient especially when you have outdoor activities! If you’ve been putting it off because you can’t find someone to do it nor have a free weekend to work on it, then this outdoor sink is for you! […]

Practical ways to use gabions

Gabion Used for Outdoor Cooking

Gabions are very strong structures that are typically used for erosion control, road building, and military applications. But did you know that you can also use them for many other purposes in your home? First, they were garden walls and fences. But now more and more homeowners are starting to build other things with gabions. And it makes complete sense! Not only are […]

DIY Compost Bin Ideas

DIY Compost Bin Ideas

Anyone who is growing or planning to grow their own produce should be composting as well. This ensures a healthy garden and a bountiful harvest. It’s easy, it’s free and it benefits the environment, too! To get started you’ll need a compost bin, of course! You can buy one but why not make one yourself using repurposed materials you might already have? The right […]

Space Saving DIY Vertical Gardens

Vertical Garden

Whether you are an apartment dweller, have a small backyard, or just want to maximize your growing space, vertical gardens are both beautiful and practical. Vertical planters are installed vertically, usually on a wall or a fence in your backyard. This allows you to grow more produce in a small area. There are lots of […]

Raised Garden Bed Projects

Raised garden beds do offer a lot of benefits for gardeners. It makes tending to greens more convenient, especially for people experiencing lower back/knee pain. It could also prevent critters and slugs from ruining produce. Last but not the least, they are a great way to improve the landscape. You can choose plain timber to […]

Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Commercially sold bird baths usually have fancy designs. They’re also fairly expensive. If you’re looking for a simple DIY birdbath, this idea has got to be #1 on the list! Do you happen to have a tomato cage just lying around in your home? That is what the birdbaths featured here are made of. Cut the […]

Raised Garden Bed with Benches

Gardening is relaxing, but can also be a pain in the back. Most gardening activities require kneeling or bending to tend to your plants. The simplest solution is to have a raised garden bed. With a raised garden bed your plants are elevated to a comfortable height, keeping you from kneeling or hunching over. Improve your raised garden […]

Glass Jar Greenhouse

Want to build a greenhouse in your backyard? If you have access to plenty of glass jars, you can use them for a very cheap building project! Start asking your friends and neighbours for empty jam jars. You can also ask your local restaurants and take-aways to keep bottles for you! This greenhouse costs almost nothing depending on the materials you […]

Awesome DIY garden art ideas

Garden Art

Want to add a little whimsey to your garden? Flowers and colorful plants surely bring life into our homes, but sometimes we still feel the need to add more to make it merrier. If you – or your children, think your garden needs more life, these garden art ideas can turn your yard into a wonderland! […]

Chandelier Planter

Hanging Planter Chandelier Ideas

If you’re looking for a beautiful way to hang your plants, an old chandelier might come in handy. You can simply repaint the chandelier with the colour of your choice, fix small pots at the end of each arm and hang them in your outdoor area. Some people choose to replace pots and upcycle more […]

Garden Ladybird Made From Recycled Plastic Spoons

Want to add some permanent colour to your garden? Here’s a great idea using plastic spoons! It’s also a great project to do with the kids! If you want year-round colour and life in your outdoor area, this ladybird decor is the solution for you. All you need are some recycled plastic spoons and you’ve got yourself cute […]

DIY Folding Pallet Gardening Bench

Do you need a potting bench in your garden? There’s nothing easier and cheaper than this DIY gardening bench we found which takes only about half an hour to make! What makes this project better than other pallet potting benches is that you don’t need a crowbar or a jigsaw to dismantle the planks. You’ll […]

Inspiring Garden Sheds

Garden Shed - The Bloughs

If you spend a lot of time working in your garden, you will need a comfortable place to pot those plants. And through many years of gardening you will also need a place to store your collection of plants, seeds, gardening tools, and supplies. With a garden shed, you don’t have to go back and […]

DIY Vertical Onion Planter

Shallots are golden-brown bulbs that resemble garlic. Spring onions are immature onions with a small, white bulb and a long, leafy green stem. Spring onions have a sharp, pungent flavor. Shallots are milder and sweeter. If you use either in your kitchen, this could be the perfect way to grow them. It’s cheap, it’s practical […]

DIY Miniature Hobbit Hole

They are miniature gardens that sing with magic. Minute houses, tiny chairs, lawns, and ponds – fairy worlds that you can create in any space inside or out. They are so small they, you can fit one anywhere: the corner of a flower bed, under a tree, or in a pot on the patio. Whether […]

DIY Hand Planters

If your tastes tend toward the unusual, these hands will appeal. Relax! These are ‘armless hypertufa hands 😀 Hypertufa is a ‘rock’ made from aggregates bonded together with Portland cement. It’s a manufactured substitute for natural tufa, which is a slowly precipitated limestone rock. Being very porous like the real thing, hypertufa is popular for […]

DIY Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

DIY Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots - Finished Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

This simple idea is a great way to start seedlings without spending a cent. The pots are made from empty PET bottles that you’d usually put into the recycling bin. Instead of recycling, here’s a great way to upcycle those bottles! If you’re new to growing your own produce, these seed starter pots help a lot. You can easily see […]

DIY Arbor Trellis

DIY Arbor Trellis - Trellis bits removed

An arbor makes a lovely entrance to a whole garden or just a garden room. With the added trellising, you can also grow your favourite creeper. Wisteria, jasmine, grapes? What would you grow if you had this trellis in your yard? 🙂 Materials: Cedar Timber .25″ OD (outside diameter) x .028″ wall T-304/304L Stainless Steel Tubing […]

DIY Hypertufa Planter

DIY Hypertufa Planter - Portland Cement

Want something different for your garden? These hypertufa planters could be the right one for you! The pale gray and ivory monoliths jutting out on the shores of California’s Mono Lake may look like eerie art installations, but they occur naturally and are actually limestone formations. Tufa is a variety of limestone, and the Mono […]

DIY Geodesic Dome Greenhouse

DIY Geodesic Dome Greenhouse - Finished Geodesic Dome Greenhouse

A geodesic greenhouse!  They work well, look good and are much easier to make than you might think. Even in mild climates a greenhouse can let you enjoy summer favourites in the middle of winter, while in cold climates, they can get your seedlings started long before the last frost. If you’ve been thinking about […]

DIY Cobble Stone Path

DIY Cobble Stone Path - Finding spot

Gardens are not just about plants and flowers, it’s also a great space to enhance because you can do many things to it. You can build an outdoor grill area or fireplace, a wishing well, or a small playground for the kids. But if you have the space for these things then you can make […]