Today, we are covering a post about 37 DIY garden ideas that anybody can use without wasting a drop of sweat! Yes, DIY is the new age mantra of modern gardeners that like to build their personalized gardens at the backyards of their houses without spending a bucket full of money, and creating such spectacular masterpieces that will make you feel proud of yourself. From vertical gardening ideas, to garden ideas that use decorative hanging planters, you have a wide spectrum of DIY garden ideas offered by new age decorators. So, without wasting any more time, lets shower some insight into these creative garden projects.
DIY garden ideas with old chairs
Who said that old and used furniture like chairs have to be put away in garages when they become useless? Well, if you have a little bit of creative juices flowing through your veins, look around and get your hands at chairs or stools that are tucked away somewhere in your attic, and create amazing looking gardens of colorful flowers as well as green plants. Chairs can become containers for potted plants and blooms of various types and can enhance your garden’s beauty artistically. You can place terracotta pots over the seat of your chair, or else, remove the seat portion and place some base like a net to sow the plant sapling. If your chair isn’t too heavy or you have kiddy chairs that are small in size, you can hang these over on your fence made with wooden pallets. You can take many cool hanging garden ideas for accomplishment of this creative task.
A hanging garden is your best bet when you live in a small space like an apartment but would like to have a green beautiful garden that consumes lesser area then a conventional one would. Since summer is just drawing in close, its that time of the year when you must think of creative ways to build lush gardens in your backyard, or balcony or porch with the pure intention of enjoying a blissful time surrounded by fresh blooms and greens. Look below as you will get many fabulous hanging garden ideas that we have handpicked for you – the avid gardeners! Vertical gardening is the new age phenomenon that’s taking the world by storm. From growing different types of veggies, to herbs to spices to flowers, you have a plethora of creative hanging planters that can be put to use for this purpose. The hanging garden ideas shown will bring a total transformation to how you think a garden must look!
Creative DIY garden ideas with old boots and shoes
If you are bugged with stacking your old shoes and boots in some corner of your attic, but still don’t want to throw them away, here’s one creative idea that you can use to beautify your garden! Yes, old boots, crocs, stilettos can all be be crafted or recycled to be used as garden planters on your fences or garden gates. Shoe hanging planters look very chic if you choose to go in for a hanging garden in your backyard. Shoe hanging garden ideas are all rage this season with many folks using theirs and their kiddos’s old boots and crocs as garden planters. Old boots are easy to be filled with soil and are easy to maintain. Colorful crocs in blue and orange can also be used as planters for growing herbs and seasonal blooms. If you want to have a rustic feel in your garden area, try hanging these as planters and see how trendy your garden looks!
Vertical gardening is a new phenomenon as far as gardening is concerned with many landscape decorators coming up with innovative designs to help people living in small apartments obtain expressive gardens that look stunning. A vertical garden allows you to have a green surrounding even when you are pressed up with space concerns. It allows you to build crafty gardens in your balconies or backyards stylishly by using many creative vertical garden planters that make use of baskets, containers, pouches, purses, bags and gutters. For all of us that need an artsy space dominated by greens and fresh blooming flowers, vertical gardening can prove to be really useful. Look below as we have showcased some creative vertical garden planters for your inspiration. Out of the many creative ideas shown below, you will love particularly one planter idea that makes use of tiffin containers on a wooden pallet frame. Old soda bottles can also be used as crafty hanging planters to grow colorful herbs and flowers. Stacking containers one on top of the other can also create a very distinct look for your garden.
Creative DIY garden ideas with musical instruments
Old musical instruments can be recycled to be used as decorative pieces or as planters in gardens. Many of us may have had the privilege of taking piano lessons in our childhood and have cultivated a taste for music, but, what have we done with our old pianos or guitars? Haven’t we just tucked them away in our backyard or in the attic? If yes, then its high time we took these instruments out and recycled them to be transformed into decorative garden planters? Old pianos and guitars can look very chic and artsy when used as flower planters in gardens. You can just paint the old body to have a new look and then fill the cavities with soil and grow seasonal plants and blooms, just like in the images shown below.
The concept of raised garden beds is becoming a rage everywhere as it allows for easy maintenance of your plants and also enhances the look of your backyard garden. A raised bed garden concept makes use of a large sized planter like a wooden box or a crate made of pallets that can be used to grow herbs and flowers. If you are a professional gardener, you can device your own raised gardens yielding fresh veggies and flowers of your choice. There are different designs available here that can accentuate your garden’s appearance and make it look more pleasing and visually artistic. The best part of creating raised gardens is the fact that gardeners don’t have to bend too much while attending to their usual gardening chores like watering, sowing and tilling.
Old tires need not be thrown away any longer since you can now have the option to use them as hanging planters, both for veggies as well as flowers. The idea to craft old tires into hanging planters is not new but is always in fashion. If you have a space in your backyard or porch, and want to add some greens to it, use old and recycled tires to be used as garden planters, just like in the images showcased below. You can either go in for a rustic look by hanging tires in their original self or can paint them with different colors and shape them to look like birds or pots. Tires look very cute and can be easily hung from trees.
A vertical garden means a green carpet on the walls of your balcony or or any empty space that can be crafted to look serene and natural. The pictures below show you how one can have their green spaces made on the walls or pillars that otherwise would have looked vacant and dull. The best part about using a vertical garden is that you do not need large spaces for growing flowers or plants. You can designate any living wall of your house to be made into a green carpet. One idea is to go in for a pallet vertical garden or grow plants on a pillar like shown below. Vertical garden planters can be made of many different things like wooden crates, containers, or terracotta pots. You can build a fence of iron mesh and adorn it with trellis containers or plastic bottles filled with greens. Using re purposed pipes as planters too works if you have space constraints.
Awesome DIY garden ideas with cheap and recycled items
Here, we have handpicked some of the coolest DIY garden ideas that have made use of old and obsolete things that are readily available at homes. Things like old bicycles, chester drawers, chairs and old bags can be used as garden decorators or planters. The first image shown below has an old bicycle that’s crafted to be built as a garden planter. It enhances the look of the garden much in the same way that the plumbing pipes do when filled with fresh blooms of flowers and greens. Even your old purses and bags can be used to pot plants in a decorative way. Stack colorful pots on top of each other to create a ‘pot tower’ or else, if you have an old drawer or cabinet, use it on the corner of your garden and adorn it with seasonal flowers.
A well maintained garden looks elegant and creates a relaxing atmosphere for your family. Why not try crafting your own ideas to build a garden that looks unique and totally different than others? If you have a small empty space in your balcony or backyard or a small patch that can be transformed into a green carpet of flowers, try to use any of these creative DIY garden ideas.