There are various DIY garden projects you can complete to make your garden look better, from quick fixes that can be completed within one day to those more complex projects that might take a bit more work to finish.
Make a rock bucket as an easy DIY project – this looks classy while costing much less than purchasing concrete garden spheres!
Family Handyman provides an excellent tutorial on how to build one affordably and safely.
Try incorporating a modern water wall for a clean and contemporary aesthetic, or add an Asian feel with a koi pond to your space. For something rustic yet charming, look into a pond made of rough-hewn rocks filled with plants such as water lilies. Even an ordinary wooden half barrel placed with an aged pump can serve as a fountain!
An eye-catching bench can add character and create an inviting ambience in your garden. Plus, it gives you the perfect chance to showcase your creative decorating style!
No need for garden benches to be simply blocks of wood! Curved benches add much more seating area than straight benches do and can help add depth and structure to any given space.
An Ipe bench is another way to add charm and hospitality to your garden, all it requires are lumber boards and wood glue for assembly.
Relieve stress by giving birds something sweet to eat with an affordable bird feeder.
Create this DIY project using an old coffee or soup can by cutting a hole in its lid, inserting a dowel through it, and tying twine around the dowel as a hanger.
Use this unique bird feeder made out of a teacup and saucer to give birds somewhere to perch! It’s a fun project you can complete together with children.
Concrete makes for an interesting garden decor piece. Make this mushroom-shaped side table using a plastic 2-liter soda bottle filled with fast-setting concrete mix. Or make a leaf-shaped bird bath using large cabbage leaves filled with quick-setting concrete mix.
Large cement spheres add a stunning focal point to outdoor spaces, but can be expensive to purchase. To reduce costs and create your own eye-catching centerpieces without breaking the bank, this DIY uses recycled bowling ball molds for casting with supplies costing under $10 – you could even use round light covers!
Macrame is an elegant craft used for decorative home accessories. Projects may range in size and complexity; all look beautiful.
Create an inviting walkway in your garden using macrame rope and planters filled with low maintenance plants for an inexpensive DIY project that you can complete in an afternoon. This DIY project is fun and inexpensive!
Macrame knots make an elegant way to transform any lightbulb cage into an eye-catching woven shade. Tie alternating square knots around its perimeter, adding your choice of yarn color for a personalized style update.
Spoon butterfly decorations
Make the most of your garden or yard without breaking the bank with this DIY bird bath planter that doubles as a planter! In just a few hours with just larger terra cotta pots.
Craft a gorgeous butterfly out of upcycled spoons to bring some life and color into your outdoor space. They’re simple to create and sure add an eye-catching pop of color!
Put glass balls afloat in a small square pond to add flair and color to a narrow garden, one of the quickest projects you can complete in an afternoon.
Marbles on a fence or gate
Make your garden beautiful with some simple DIY projects. A glass marble fence makes an artful addition to your yard, capturing sunlight for an illuminating effect. Simply drill random holes into the pickets of your fence or gate and fill them with glass marbles – easy!
Create an eye-catching garden art piece using upcycled pallet boards by following Dawnmarie100’s tutorial.
There’s something deeply rewarding about finishing a DIY garden project yourself. Although it takes time and effort, the rewards make this endeavor truly worth your while – especially when done together with family or friends as yard decor projects!
Add some green to a concrete patio with a succulent garden! This simple and cost-effective backyard idea can transform a concrete slab into something stunning all year long. Simply float glass balls in a square pond to give your garden instantaneous color!