Who doesn’t love the promising spring garden with tiny greens and flowers growing? Start off the growing season with these smart DIY spring garden ideas you can do for a successful gardening season!
Kick Off The Season With These DIY Spring Garden Ideas
With my gardening tools already laid out in the mudroom, I am totally excited for spring. Though I got to garden indoors during winter, nothing beats working outdoors in springtime with fresh air and warm sunshine. But then, growing vegetables outdoors will have to wait until after the last frost date. Good thing these DIY spring garden ideas will keep your hands busy and boost a bountiful harvest this growing season!
1. Easy DIY Mason Bee House
Greet the return of our friendly pollinator bees with a bright bee house you can build on your own easily. Find out how to build this no-sweat DIY garden project for spring here!
2. Stylish Homemade Squash Arch
Put up a trellis or an arch before you plant squash or pumpkin in spring for a lovely landscape. Learn how to build this stylish squash arch here.
3. Ingenious DIY Rain Barrel
With the coming of spring, the rainy days are sure to follow. Don’t let this natural, untreated water go to waste and save on your water bill by building a DIY rain barrel.
4. Organic DIY Wattle Fence
If you’ve missed out on pruning overgrowth in your garden last fall, don’t despair. The dead twigs and sticks can be crafted into wattles you can use to build a fence, a raised bed, and compost bins.
5. Cozy DIY Pallet Swing Bed
While the list of gardening activities can be long in the spring, you can only do so much in a day. So give yourself a chance to put your feet up once in a while outdoors and build this DIY garden project.
6. Practical Homemade Seed Tapes
Why buy costly seed tapes when you can make them easily and have them for free. You can use paper towels to make seed tapes, or better yet, old newspapers.
7. Dainty DIY Plant Marker
Fancy plant markers are available in all size and shapes at the garden supply store but I like mine rustic, organic, and best of all, free. If you like the idea, learn how to make twig plant markers on your own here.
8. Chic DIY Cement Planters
Some of you favorite plants may need dividing or transplanting and planters will be needed for it. Make these concrete or cement planters for durable, chic, yet affordable planters.
9. Smart DIY Square Foot Raised Bed
If you’re new to raised bed gardening or want a new idea for a raised bed this season, then you’ll like this nifty raised bed with extended benches. You can also check out more of these raised bed plans and ideas here.
10. Repurposed Hose Mudroom Doormat
Your mudroom will definitely get a fair share of dirt this wet and messy season. A few handy doormats in the room is a great idea for a DIY garden project using an old garden hose.
11. Unique DIY Spring Wreath
Greet the spring season with a unique wreath made from organic and raw materials found right in your spring garden. You can even use it as a planter for dainty spring plants like forget-me-nots and ferns.
12. Homemade Pallet Tool Rack
With non-stop planting activities this season, a tool rack outdoors will be very convenient. You can make this DIY tool rack from pallets on a weekend and on a budget!
13. Whimsical Butterfly Bird Feeder
Along with bees, butterflies are also sure to pay your flower garden a visit. Greet them a lovely springtime with this pretty and dainty butterfly feeder.
14. Fanciful DIY Rain Chain
Trade your boring and formal downspout for a whimsical and charming rain chain. Watch the rain trickle down a rain chain you made on your own.
15. Handy Pallet Gardening Table
If you’ve got a small gardening space, then this tool organizer with a foldable table is perfect for you. Isn’t this DIY garden project convenient and best of all inexpensive? Check out more DIY pallet project ideas for spring here.
Create this spring fairy garden as a special project and learn how in this video:
Don’t you find the spring garden ideas practical and useful? Any of these DIY garden projects and spring ideas will keep your mind off of the last spring frost date. They could even be exactly what you need for a fruitful and enjoyable gardening season ahead!
Which of the DIY spring garden ideas are you eyeing? Got great ideas of your own? I’d be delighted if you’d share it in the comment section below!
I know you got your vegetable garden planned out but you might want to add a few more with some of these spring vegetable garden plants.
This post was originally published in March 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
Originally posted on March 1, 2016 @ 5:42 PM