How to Make a Bicycle Planter

There are graveyards for mangled bicycles in vacant lots throughout China. Local governments have long pondered over how to dispose of millions of abandoned bicycles: the result of an initial oversupply to support the country’s bike share program. Bicycles, whether broken or not, have major recyclable value here in the U.S. because their metal scraps […]

DIY Garden Grow Box and Trellis Combo

Trellises are great decorative elements for your backyard, don’t you think so? They look nice especially when the plants have started to climb through them. If you’re planning on putting up trellises, you can take it up a notch by including grow boxes in them. A grow box and trellis combo is a great idea […]

How to Make a Self-Watering Planter from a Dresser Drawer

We love things that make our life easier, even if it’s as simple as watering plants. Being busy, it’s easy to forget such chores. If you’ve been dealing with dying plants because you forget to water them, here’s a DIY project that will be very useful for you. Plus, it’s an easy build. When a […]

DIY Tire Planter

If you’ve ever owned a car, you are likely to have had to change the tires at least once. That left you with a dilemma as to where to put the used tires. Thankfully, the times of burning tires in your yard are long forgotten. If there’s no tire recycling facility near you, this DIY […]

DIY Wooden Turtle Planter

Decorative planters are adorable additions to any garden. If you want something new to spice up your backyard or any space, these planters will do the trick. I’ve found several designs on the internet but I was particularly drawn to animal-shaped ones. There’s a ladybug, an elephant, horses, rabbits, and a whole lot more. I […]

How to Make Cement Balloon Planters

Gardens are spaces of joy. For most people, it’s a place for relaxation. Garden-lovers usually find new things to add, just to update and upgrade. Some excellent additions include a pergola, a bench, or cute planters – all depending on the budget, of course. However, you’ll be pleased to know that not all garden projects […]

DIY Burlap Bag Shaped Concrete Planters

Every now and then, it’s nice to come up with something to add an element of interest in a space. Gardens, for example, are wonderful places to put up quirky, exciting pieces. Whether you decide to choose a piece of furniture, a water feature, or trinkets, even the little things go a long way. I […]

DIY Gourd Planter

Who would have ever thought that gourds have other uses than just being a ‘plant’? Of course, we have heard about other fruits being used for something else – like the lemon peel used as air freshener but, gourds? Really? How? My mother-in-law loves gardening and she introduced this project to me. At first, I […]

How to grow your own clay pot succulent sphere

DIY clay pot succulent sphere

Are you looking for ways to beautify your garden? There are a lot of fun DIY projects that you can easily make without having to spend too much. All it takes is a bit of creativity and a spark of inspiration. Take this project for example. A clay pot is just a clay pot until […]

DIY Tall Planters for $20

DIY tall planter

Studies have proven that house plants improve concentration and productivity, reduce stress levels, and boost your mood. That’s why we like having them around our homes. Are you looking for something that will add “oomph” to your garden or patio? Building this tall planter is a simple and fun project you can do all by yourself. […]