Need Privacy? DIY Garden Privacy Ideas

Most of us have wished for a little more privacy in our yards and gardens...unless you live on acreage, chances are you have a neighbor just a little too close. No matter how tight you are with your neighbors, you just might want to feel a little less exposed when enjoying your own outdoor space. Deborah Silver has this great privacy wall for us made of wooden posts and planters filled with … [Read more...]

TGG Fav Five: Pallet Planters

We've seen pallets turned into about every DIY project possible, and it's good... they are cheap or free, we recycle when we create a pallet project, and I just love the organic feel to such a simple thing. My favorite use of pallets however, is pallet planters. They just fit in a garden, ya know? So here are TGG's fav five of the week, Pallet Planters! This living wall was created by Dremel … [Read more...]

5 DIY Garden Mood Lighting Ideas

In the late summer and fall, as the sun sets earlier but the gorgeous weather still keeps us outdoors, the need for cool garden lighting arises. No one wants to run out and install a lighting system just because sunset comes a little sooner! We have five great DIY garden lighting ideas that are easy enough for any beginner, and can be done in time for your weekend BBQ! Check out these lighting … [Read more...]

Favorite Creative Garden Projects

This week we have some of TGG's favorite creative garden projects we have run across while exploring the many wonderful DIY blogs out there! Check all these out for DIY garden tutorials and inspiration!   1 - Moss Graffiti - Learn how to make moss graffiti.     2 - $10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit - From a washing machine drum.   3 - Pebble … [Read more...]

5 DIY Garden Ideas for Wood Pallets

Everywhere you look thee days, one thing is clear - everyone is using wood pallets for DIY projects! It makes sense. You can up-cycle and get something cool for free... what's better than that! For those of us who aren't quite ready to pull out the power saws, here are five DIY garden ideas for wood pallets that any of us can do! Idea One: Use a couple of pallets to create a cool wood … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Make a Plant Container into Garden Art

It's tough finding a way to show off your creativity in the garden. But what better place to create some artistic vibe then in the biggest art studio on earth? Your garden is part of the great outdoors, and should be an inspiration! Here are five ways to make simple, creative and up-cycled (BTW) plant containers that look more like art than utility! There you have it! Five … [Read more...]

Going on Vacation? 3 DIY Self Watering Ideas for the Garden

If you are like most of us, sometime this summer you might want to leave town for a few days. Really inconvenient from the point of view of your container plants, but hey, we're human! No need to hire the next door neighbors kid to creep into your back yard for thirty seconds each day to wet the soil surface and then run off to the mall. Here are some great DIY self watering ideas for your garden, … [Read more...]