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Stainless steel farmhouse sink inside of shabby chic she shed with natural rock flooring, freshly picked flowers and white wooden beams.
Inspiring Home Garden Ideas That are Easy to Achieve
June 15, 2020

Gardening is a fantastic way to exercise your creativity and can increase the value of your home. But its therapeutic benefits aren’t quite as enjoyable when you have to fork over loads of cash just to spread some mulch and plant some daisies.

You don’t need to buy a bunch of stuff to have a unique and beautiful outdoor space. In fact, nature does most of the work for free. For a few extra flourishes and personal touches, try these garden ideas from our home décor experts.

Stainless steel farmhouse workstation sink with custom fit cutting board and rolling grid, perfect for your she shed workspace.

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Stainless steel farmhouse workstation sink with custom fit cutting board and rolling grid, perfect for your she shed workspace.

Photo Courtesy Of: www.typennington.com

Upcycle for Unique Garden Décor

Upcycle for Unique Garden Décor

Buying gear from the local gardening store might make things easier, but it will also make your garden look just like everyone else’s.

Instead, reimagine some of the old items in your garage or shed to give your garden a unique touch. The possibilities are endless!

Here are a few upcycling ideas you can try:

  • Use old crates and baskets as planters
  • Grow vining plants on old ladders
  • Turn shelves and bookcases into vertical gardens
  • Create a patio with bricks
  • Reuse plastic bottles as pots for fresh herbs
Boho outdoor oasis with wooden pallets and a mattress repurposed as unique diy outdoor furniture for a budget garden idea.
Boho outdoor oasis with wooden pallets and a mattress repurposed as unique diy outdoor furniture for a budget garden idea.

Upgrade Your Shed

Upgrade Your Shed

If you have a shed, take the extra step in creating the perfect workspace to maintain your garden. Add a workstation sink to maximize functionality without taking up too much space. The convenient interior ledge transforms the sink in seconds, holding all your accessories so you can use it for washing tools and pots, prepping fresh salad, or making cocktails for your garden party.

Whimsical teapots and tea kettles hung onto a painted wooden pallet used to create a fun budget bird feeder for a budget garden idea.

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Repurposed light pink dresser with fresh lavender and other flowers planted inside of the drawers for a budget garden idea.

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Add an Outdoor Lounge

Add an Outdoor Lounge

Turn your home garden into a soothing space to lounge in by adding outdoor furniture. Create a space to gather with your loved ones and embrace the nature surrounding you.

Create your own outdoor sofa by wrapping an old mattress in plastic and placing it on some wooden pallets. When you want to enjoy the outdoors, cover it with a blanket and add some bright outdoor pillows.

Finally, add some wireless solar lights or put some candles in jars for twilight ambiance.

Add Umbrellas for Shade

Add Umbrellas for Shade

Nobody wants to sit out in the scorching sun, no matter how beautiful the garden. Instead of dropping a paycheck on a patio umbrella or awning, make your own shade with umbrellas.

If you have some old umbrellas lying around, string them up and hang them across your garden for a cool vintage look. Or, attach one to a wooden pole and stick it wherever you need some shade.

Repurposed light pink dresser with fresh lavender and other flowers planted inside of the drawers for a budget garden idea.

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Repurposed light pink dresser with fresh lavender and other flowers planted inside of the drawers for a budget garden idea.

Photo Courtesy Of: www.daintydressdiaries.com

Make a Bird Feeder or a Birdhouse

Make a Bird Feeder or a Birdhouse

Filling your garden with birdsong is the perfect touch to a serene garden. The best way to do that is by welcoming your feathered friends with a bird feeder or birdhouse.

You can make fun bird feeders in no time with used plastic bottles, teacups, or pinecones. This could also be a great budget garden idea for families and DIY lovers.

Birdhouses are a bit more complicated, but you can easily make them out of old baskets or dried gourds.

In addition to enjoying their beautiful song, birdwatching right outside your home is another fun activity to do in your garden.

Your home is unique, and your garden should be too. That’s why these ideas make your home garden so much more than cookie-cutter supplies from the home improvement store ever could. It’s time to get out there, get your hands dirty, and turn your garden into something special!