As we head full-speed ahead into the 2019 gardening season, we thought it might be helpful to roundup some great Gardening Tips & Ideas that you can put to use in your garden.
Working with some of my favorite bloggers, we’ve created a unique garden roundup, which includes some fun and educational garden tours.
From DIY hacks to make your gardening easier, to unique lighting ideas that provide summer decor inspiration, we hope you will find these tips handy as you get your own Green Thumb out of winter storage.
So Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy These Beautiful Garden Tips & Ideas
This is just a taste of what you’ll find in this Garden Tour Roundup. Be sure to click through to see more from each of these delightful bloggers.
Garden Trellis and Solar Lanterns
Source: Kippi at Home
This beautiful DIY privacy fence glows beautifully at night thanks to some lovely DIY solar lights. The entire DIY Garden Screen project is easier than it looks and creates a beautiful backdrop for your garden.
DIY Outdoor Orb Light
Source: Just That Perfect Piece
All you need are some embroidery hoop, spray paint, solar lights, steel wire, metal chain, and a hot glue gun to create these adorable DIY Outdoor Orb Lights.
Cool Outdoor Fire Pits that Will Make a Statement in Your Yard
Does anything scream “It’s Summer!!!” quite like a beautiful campfire??? I didn’t think so. Combine the beauty of fire with some exceptionally designed and crafted wood-burning fire pits and you get functional art for your back yard.
DIY Farmhouse Terra Cotta Herb Garden
Source: Just the Perfect Piece
All you need is a few Terra Cotta pots, some chalk paint & sealer, some robe or ribbons to decorate, a letter stencil (or a very steady hand) and your own choice of decorative attachments (although the Bees ARE adorable) and you too can have a quaint and practical herb garden made from plain old pots.
DIY Milk Jug Irrigation System
If you struggle trying to keep your plants watered, the DIY Milk Jug Irrigation System is a quick and easy hack to provide a continual watering flow deep to the plant roots.
Simply poke holes in a milk jug and bury them with the open lid just above the ground. When you water, fill up the jugs with a hose, and the water will slowly drip out, giving the plants get a deep drink.
Not-Ugly Outdoor Composters for Your Back Yard
If you like the idea of composting but you do not like the idea of those unattractive compost bins, here’s a collection of not-ugly outdoor composters that you can buy or build yourself.
DIY Farmhouse Barn Wood Bench Tutorial
Source: The Old Summers Home
This DIY farmhouse bench is perfect in the backyard, and the entire project can completed in about 20 minutes.
All you need are a few planks of barn wood, a drill and a saw, plus a few screws to create this sturdy piece that you can enjoy in your garden. Check out the DIY Farmhouse Bench Tutorial to find out how to make your very own.
Beach Cottage Garden Tour
Source: Mama Dares to DIY
A fun tutorial on how you can make your own DIY concrete Garden Rocks, which are an exceptional part of this stunning natural Beach Cottage Garden. Follow along and see the amazing transformation from bare & boring yard to beautiful.
14 Ways to Use Coffee Grounds in Your Garden
Don’t toss those coffee grounds, here are 14 different ways you can use coffee grounds in your garden that will help your garden & the planet.
Create Your Own DIY Decorative Planters
Source: Create and Find
Planters are a quick and easy way to add a splash of color to the deck, yard, or patio, but some garden centers charge an arm and a leg for ready-made planters. Instead, these affordable DIY decorative planters from Create and Find can be created in less than an hour and cost much less than buying new.
DIY Galvanized Bucket Herb Garden Planter
Source: Our Crafty Mom
A quick and easy way to turn an old galvanized metal bucket into an attractive and functional herb garden. So quick, so easy, so pretty!
Best part is, if you want you can bring this herb garden indoors during the cooler months!
The One Woman Garden Makeover
Source: Made by Barb
How one woman transformed a yard from boring to brilliant, without breaking her back or the bank.
DIY Graden Planter Makeover
Source: Redneck Rhapsody
Take those old planters and make them beautiful again with some tips and tricks on creating your own DIY Backyard Planter Makeover on old planter pots. Take a look at some old pots that get a new life with a fresh coat of paint even a beautiful water fountain made out of an old planter.
How to Build a Pond Easily, Cheaply and Beautifully
Source: The Garden Glove
Some tips and ideas on easy ways to build a pond to create a water feature in your yard, plus some pointers on pond maintenance to keep your pond beautiful all summer long.
A Summer Flower Garden Tour
Source: Sustain My Cooking Habit
Take a delightful tour through a beautiful summer flower garden, and see some incredible blooms and get some top tips for maintain striking flowers all through the summer.