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Whether your garden is large or small, you’ll want it to be a special part of your property. And you don’t have to go broke in the process. There are lots of inexpensive things you can do to spruce up your garden.

Here are our favorite DIY hacks for making the most of your garden.

Make It Spiral

Space rocks or other items in a spiral shape to create a unique spiral garden.


Color Planters

Add some color to your garden by keeping a few brightly hued planters around.


Cinder Block Herb Garden

Stack cinder blocks to build your own herb garden.


Decorate Your Fence

Add a focal point to your fence.


Wheelbarrow Planter

Turn a vintage a wheelbarrow into a garden planter.


String Lights

Create some magic in your garden by hanging some string lights.

A string of rounded lights for an outdoor garden party are sharply defined with crisp detail. The surrounding greenery and sky are blurred to provide contrast from the muted backdrop, making the lights the main point of focus for the eyes. This image is a capture from a wedding reception where the lights were used to light up the dance floor during the evening hours. Beautiful decorative lighting is great for setting the mood at any summer outdoor celebration.

Add a Birth Bath

A bird bath creates a beautiful focal point in your garden. It also makes a nice place for birds to splash around. Learn how to make the one below out up upcycled DVDs here.


Add a Water Feature

Create a soothing element to your garden with a water feature like a pond or a fountain. Get DIY fountain ideas here.


Paint Your Shed

Brighten up your garden by painting your fence with a bold color or mural.


Add Some Art

Add some art or interesting pieces to bring some fun and uniqueness to your garden.


Add Some Lady Bugs

Paint some golf balls and turn them into ladybugs to place throughout your garden.


Hang Some Plants

Birdcages make great hanging planters.


Wind Chime

Bring a musical element to your garden with a wind chime.


Tree Stump Planter


Tree stumps or logs can double as a planter.

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