Express your creativity in your garden creating unique repurposed garden containers!
You can make fantastic garden containers with old items you already have around the house. Replacing the boring pots with some creative garden containers will make your outdoor space would be more interesting and beautiful. Here is a great roundup of 15 Creative DIY garden containers from recycled materials.
1. Barbecue Grill Planter
If you bought a bigger and better grill and wondering what to do with the old one, use it as a unique planter. (Photo via Flickr)
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If you are not one of those lucky people that own a huge garden or indeed a garden at all, it doesn’t mean you can’t be a gardener. There are some great alternative ‘gardens’ that you could think about.
To get you inspired, we’ve rounded up our favorite gardening projects that will work on even the tiniest patio or balcony. Check it out!
1. Turn a Pallet into a Garden
Using a pallet to create a garden is a great option for those who have very limited space on their balcony. (Via: Life on the Balcony)
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Snails and slugs are the bane of many gardeners, because they can devastate a vegetable crop in a few days. Instead of letting them take over your beloved garden, take action to get rid of the slugs that are ruining your plants.
In this article, I will show you 7 ways how to get rid of snails and slugs quickly and efficiently.
1. Beer Traps
Photo Credit: EatTheSeason.com
To make your own beer traps, simply bury a recycled can or plastic container in the soil and fill it with beer. Snails and slugs will be attracted to the beer (because it contains yeast and the carbohydrates) go for a sip, fall into the cup and drown.
Outdoor lighting can add magic and ambiance to your garden when the sun goes down. No matter what time of year it is, with the right outdoor lighting, you can turn your outdoor area into an inviting place where you can easily rest for hours..
Because there are different ways to lighten up your garden, we’ve gathered some of the most interesting DIY Garden Lighting Ideas that are beautiful and budget-friendly.
1. Autumn Leaf Lighting
This Autumn Leaf Lighting would make any outdoor space look enchanting. It is a must for Fall! (Tutorial: Oh My Creative)
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Want to see more birds, butterflies and wild creatures in your garden? If you love everything that nature has to offer including the wildlife, make some of these inviting feeders and habitats that are sure to help attract nature‚Äôs wildlife into your garden. This will be a great activity for kids to help with, too!
1. Homemade Butterfly Feeder
Butterflies help flowers grow by pollinating them. By creating this easy butterfly feeder you‚Äôll be encouraging them to visit your garden more often. (Tutorial: eHow.com)