Category: Recycled and repurposed items as garden art

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Bloggers You Should Know!

Bloggers You Should Know

 Just in case you haven’t come across them yet yourself, I’d like to introduce a few of my favorite bloggers. They serve as an inspiration to me and I just love their everything they do!    The Prudent Garden  is the place to go for anything related to growing plants and what to do with them

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

DIY ~ Windowsill Windowboxes

Windowsill Windowbox

What can you do to keep the growing season going? Make an indoor windowsill windowbox and bring the garden in!. Before buying materials for this project, make sure to check both the width and depth of the sunny windowsill where you will be placing your finished planter. When selecting the gutter, make sure the bottom

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

DIY Project Wood Scrap Scarecrow ~ My Garden Maiden

Build a Wood Scrap Scarecrow Garden Accent!

Have you ever made a scarecrow? Basic tools and limited carpentry skills are all you need to build this simple frame for a fun garden accent. So, what are you waiting for? Get out your saw and power drill and let’s get to work! Scrap lumber was used for the scarecrow’s shoulder section and torso.

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Garden Arbors & Gates ~ Make An Entrance!

Make An Entrance

Garden arbors and gates are a sure-fire way to give your garden a sense of space and enclosure. The going in and out creates a room-like feel for gardens large and small. You can achieve that “Secret Garden” ambiance by establishing gateways into your garden. Store-bought or handmade, framing pathways adds another dimension to your

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

DIY Bird Baths ~ Bring Birds To Your Garden!

DIY Birdbaths

      Nothing brings birds to your garden quite like a water source. Birdbaths are essential for birds to keep themselves groomed and hydrated, but they can be expensive to purchase! Believe it or not, you probably have the makings of a birdbath in your shed, garage or basement right now! Even if you

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Salvaged ! The 32 Shutter Challenge ~ repurposing shutters in the garden

Shutter Challenge

I had pretty much given up hope on pulling ivy in part of our back garden and resigned myself to just making it look halfway decent with garden accents. Then, last year a neighbor gave me ten shutters and I made two raised garden beds from them. It really worked, a way to garden even

Upcycled, recycled and repurposed items along with DIY garden projects give our garden a character of its own. If you are gardening on a budget, you have found your muse!

Salvaged ~ Build A Fence From Shutters!

Shutter Challenge

  What do you do with thirty-two salvaged shutters? Well, one of the projects I did with fourteen of them was building a fence/screen to define a new garden area in our yard. The shutters were salvaged from a friend’s home that had just been painted. They decided to go for a more modern look

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