DIY Garden Ideas On A Budget
- Potted-PlantsPotted plants are a very affordable and can be utilize in any garden or landscape.
- Pots-PlacementPots can be placed along walk ways, doorways, stairs, and fence line to name a few pots.
- spilled-flower-gardenThis is a genius way to use a pot and traditional flowerbed in one area.
- Suspended-Potted-PlantsSmaller pots are elevated and suspended along the fence line.
- multiple-potsA variety of stack able pots elevates into a sophisticated flowering pot.
- Cement BlocksCheap and Simple Planters
- Cement-BlocksCan be stacked and arranged in many different patterns
Sometimes making your front or back stand out is as easy as adding a little TLC. Most yards require some lawn mowing and gardening maintenance, but adding a few little accessories really make your landscape standout.
Shine on with lights!
Sometimes we can get a little overwhelmed trying to think of DIY garden ideas on a budget. A garden is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy natures beauty and subtle treasures. Most people think a garden can only be enjoyed during the day, however this is not the case. Utilizing outdoor lighting will enhance your garden in more ways than you imagined.
- Using assorted party lights along fence lines or under a umbrella for more intimate settings to enjoy your garden.
- Solar powered accent lights along walk ways and pathways add some charm all the while being economical.
- Outdoor lanterns and torches are a great way to have softer lighting in a more intimate setting.
Mix It Up
Combining ornamental grasses add texture, color and a modern look to your garden. These grasses can be a great, low-maintenance feature to your garden without hurting your budget. Ornamental grasses help your landscape look high-design and expensive. These more visible grasses worth adding to your yard include:
Using Pot and Planters
By utilizing pots for planting tree, grasses, shrubs, flower, etc you can provide a nice alternative to traditional garden beds for your landscape. As the slideshow illustrates that a creative use of pots and planters can spice up a garden and give it that unique flavor.
- Cinder Blocks – A word of caution, some cinders block are chemically treated and should not used if water run-off is possible.
- Wooden Pots – Not just wooden boxes, but stacked levels for variety.
- Small hanging planters, along a fence is always cool to see,
- Assorted size planters laid in a tiered set up.
There many many more ways to use everyday house hold items to plant in your garden. Take a few moments to look around your house for old items you may not use anymore. Have fun!
Published on October 15th, 2017
Updated on July 4th, 2018
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