Cheap, easy and functional DIY garden ideas on a budget that’ll make gardening more wonderful for you.
1. Cheap DIY seed starter soil blocks
Inexpensive but useful! Planting seeds in soil blocks can save your baby plants from transplanting shocks. Check out more on this on Vela creations.
2. DIY stepping stones
Make interesting stepping stones in amazing patterns for your garden from pebbles. Read everything you need to know on this here in this tutorial.
3. Cool Plant Labels and Markers
Both of these garden markers are easy to make, completely free and look so beautiful in the garden. Stone marker will add a colorful touch to your garden while spoon marker will make use of old spoons.
4. Tic-Tac containers to save seeds
Cute idea. Use tic-tac containers for organizing and saving seeds.
5. Your pots look boring? Give them a makeover
Do you have pots? Used or unused, old or new? If yes then these 15 DIY Garden Pots Decoration Ideas are made for you. Most of these ideas will sway your mind in wonder.
6. Toilet roll seed starter
Make toilet roll seed starters to sow seeds, you can also propagate cuttings in them. Check out more here.
7. DIY key wind chime
An interesting idea to follow. See the step by step tutorial here.
8. Egg carton as seed tray
Egg cartons can become ideal seed trays. Even eggshells can be used to sow seeds.
9. Transform your rake or shovel into a plant measuring tool
If you love to measure your plant, try this idea. This is super easy to follow and handy.
10. Make use of broken pots
Do you have broken pots? Instead of throwing, recycle them. You’ve no idea that you can create amazing stuff for your garden from them easily. Read this post to find out.
11. DIY toadstools
Make toadstools out of logs and wooden salad bowls. See the DIY post here.
12. Garden tool hanger
Use an old rake to hang garden tools.
13. Planter + Birdbath
Spray paint an urn and a pot with your favorite color and screw or glue them together to make a bird bath + planter. Tutorial here.
14. Window boxes garden on stair risers
Cool idea especially if you’re short of space. Get stair risers add some window boxes and grow plants in them.
15. Tire pond
Repurpose an old tire by making it into a pond. Tutorial is available on Handimania.
Read more ideas on using tires in the garden.
16. Terracotta pot table
If your garden is lacking a table and you have got an extra pot and saucer, try this.
17. Mason jar greenhouse
Empty mason jars are great for making a small greenhouse for seedlings and small plants.
18. Pallet bench
Buying a bench for your backyard can be expensive, so why to spend money when a bench can be made from pallets. Head over to placeofmytaste.com to see more pallet furniture ideas and tutorials.
19. Repurpose an old chandelier as a bird feeder
If you are a bird lover read this tutorial to turn an old chandelier into a bright and useful bird feeder.
20. Grow avocado tree at home
The next time when you eat Avocado must save its pit to grow an avocado tree at home. See this article on Rodale’s Organic Life for more information.
21. Make use of eggshells in the garden
Eggs are an inexpensive and most effective source of protein you eat, but do you know eggshells are useful too? Eggshells have so many uses in the garden, read these 8 excellent ideas for more info.
22. DIY pallet planter
Make a pallet planter from pallets, a step by step tutorial is available on The Micro Gardener.