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Craft Outside: 84 DIY Garden Ideas

From DIY planters to garden decor, there's something here for everyone who loves spending time in the backyard.

By: Cathy Schutt, Editor, FaveCrafts.com
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Spring is here, and summer is fast approaching. It's time to get out of the house and spend some time crafting in the great outdoors with some fun DIY garden ideas. Whether you prefer taking care of plants or decorating your yard, most people agree that the warm air gives them new life.

Your backyard also needs new life breathed into it after the colder months. Gardening can be a great way to relax outdoors while making your home look beautiful again. Don't spend money on expensive ceramic pots from the upscale garden center down the street. You can make your own from items you already have in your house. Don't waste your dollars on fancy outdoor projects like wind chimes, plant stakes, and stepping stones. Instead, make your own. 

You don't need to have a green thumb to enjoy these gorgeous garden craft ideas! It's time to put down the remote, go outside, and enjoy the fresh air with these 84 DIY Garden Ideas.

Go Green Or Go Home: 84 DIY Garden Ideas

Herb Garden Projects and Seedling Starter Kits

If you like flavorful food, why not create your own herb garden? That way, you can have access to your favorite flavors all year long. Basil, chives, cilantro, oregano, and parsley are very easy to grow and can live in DIY planters on your porch or in small clay pots inside your house near a window. These cute seedling starter kits are also great for people who are new to gardening and aren't sure where to start.

  1. Piece of Cake Flower Cups Make great Mother's Day gifts!

  2. Herb Planter Tin Can Crafts A great way to save money!

  3. Hamster Wheel Wreath You've never seen anything like this before

Succulent Crafts

Succulents are super easy to grow inside your home. These adorable succulent crafts are for anyone who is new to gardening or who wants to see if they're capable of keeping a plant alive.

DIY Planters

If you love plants but don't have space for them in your yard, give them a new home with these DIY planters for your porch. Using a variety of colors, shapes, and materials, these garden craft ideas have something for everyone. Trying using recycled materials or terra cotta pots to make your own planter. Or, if you want to keep things simple, you can paint your own terra cotta pot as a decorative home for your plants.

  1. Coffee Jug Planter Nice and easy

  2. Newspaper Planter Fast and fun!

Garden Tools and Accessories

Don't spend a ton of money on gardening tools when you can make your own instead. Look below for instructions on how to make your own garden tote or easy plant markers. 

  1. Crochet Gardening Bag You'll love this!

DIY Crafts For the Birds

These DIY bird projects will make your heart soar! The stunning bird houses, feeders, baths, and more will keep your backyard feathered friends safe and well-fed. Plus, your yard will look amazing with all those birds around.

  1. Standout Ice Bird Feeders Great for cold winters

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