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.
Fill an old stone fountain with succulents for a stunning look.
Making a planter out of a log is a cinch!
Get some hanging planters and put them along your fence for a floral fence.
Or just plant some flowers in tins and hang them from your fence for an awesome mini fence garden.
Make a unique dripper for those hummingbirds.
Don’t let swings intimidate you. They are actually not that hard to make.
Conserve water and make sure what you are putting on your plants is fresh with a rain barrel.
Add some fairies to your life with a mini fairy garden on your steps.
Add some organization and charm to your herb garden with simple brick or stone markers.
Container gardens are all the rage, and this unique idea is no exception.
Add some beautiful sounds to your beautiful garden with wind chimes.
Teacup Bird Feeder
This charming little bird feeder is both decorative and functional.
Use flower pots to make garden themed side tables.
All this walkway consists of is pallet planks laid in the dirt.
If you prefer stone to wood, you can use stone tiles to create a charming path.
Succulents are great plants for beginners and experts alike, and this wreath really showcases them.
Add these charming lights to your garden, so it can still be beautiful even when its dark.
Use an old gutter as a garden!
Light up your garden with this charming addition.
Re-purposed Garden Art
Use old glass pieces to create a delightful piece of garden art.
A vertical garden is great for small spaces and to hide unattractive walls.
Add some visual interest to those boring pots with nail polish!
To dress up boring terra cotta pots, try the topsy turvy approach.
Make your garden whimsical by putting it in a chest.
Bird Bath Planter
Combine beautiful flowers and a place for birds to wash.
Use wine bottles as creative hanging planters.
Flower Pot Umbrella
Create some shade and a beautiful flower arrangement!