27 Insanely Cool DIY Garden Projects

Whether your maintaining a well-established garden this spring and summer or creating a garden from scratch, you should always be on the lookout for new projects that will compliment your garden and make it an even bigger delight to look at. Projects don’t need to be big to have a big impact.

Many small and simple additions can add something you didn’t even know was missing from your garden or can make your garden easier to maintain or organize. We’ve collected over two dozen of these garden projects here. You are guaranteed to find at least one you want to include in your own garden.

Garden Fountain

 

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Fill an old stone fountain with succulents for a stunning look.

 

Log Flowers

 

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Making a planter out of a log is a cinch!

 

Hanging Fence

 

tootsietime

Get some hanging planters and put them along your fence for a floral fence.

 

Hanging Tins

 

stuffstephdoes

Or just plant some flowers in tins and hang them from your fence for an awesome mini fence garden.

 

Hummingbird Feeder

 

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Make a unique dripper for those hummingbirds.

 

Swing

 

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Don’t let swings intimidate you. They are actually not that hard to make.

 

Rain Barrel

 

familyhandyman

Conserve water and make sure what you are putting on your plants is fresh with a rain barrel.

 

Fairy Steps

 

lifeisaparty

Add some fairies to your life with a mini fairy garden on your steps.

 

Herb Markers

 

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Add some organization and charm to your herb garden with simple brick or stone markers.

 

Tool Garden

 

diynetwork

Container gardens are all the rage, and this unique idea is no exception.

Chimes

 

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Add some beautiful sounds to your beautiful garden with wind chimes.

 

Teacup Bird Feeder

 

urbangardensweb

This charming little bird feeder is both decorative and functional.

 

Pot Table

 

apartmenttherapy

Use flower pots to make garden themed side tables.

 

Walkway

 

funkyjunkinteriors

All this walkway consists of is pallet planks laid in the dirt.

 

 

Stone Path

 

outdoortheme

If you prefer stone to wood, you can use stone tiles to create a charming path.

 

Succulent Wreath

 

duitang

Succulents are great plants for beginners and experts alike, and this wreath really showcases them.

 

Globe Light

 

inmyownstyle

Add these charming lights to your garden, so it can still be beautiful even when its dark.

 

Gutter Garden

 

goodshomedesign

Use an old gutter as a garden!

 

Candle Chandelier

 

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Light up your garden with this charming addition.

 

Re-purposed Garden Art

 

empressofdirt

Use old glass pieces to create a delightful piece of garden art.

 

Vertical

 

theidearoom

A vertical garden is great for small spaces and to hide unattractive walls.

Polish Planter

 

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Add some visual interest to those boring pots with nail polish!

 

Turvy Planter

 

weheartthis

To dress up boring terra cotta pots, try the topsy turvy approach.

 

Garden Chest

 

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Make your garden whimsical by putting it in a chest.

 

Bird Bath Planter

 

mamitalks

Combine beautiful flowers and a place for birds to wash.

Wine Planters

 

recyclart

Use wine bottles as creative hanging planters.

 

Flower Pot Umbrella

 

thesoutherninstitute

Create some shade and a beautiful flower arrangement!