Summer is here and the flowers are blooming. If you are looking for some easy garden projects that will make your garden more colorful, you are at the right place. Try a hand at these wonderful and easy DIY garden summer projects that are sure to liven up your garden space.
9 Wonderful Summer Garden Projects
1. Striped Flower Pots
If you find colorful flower pots with flat sides, you can turn them into eye-catching ones by just adding a few stripes. Cover the flowerpot with zig zag tapes at regular intervals. Now, take a white color spray paint and spray all over the flower pot. Allow the paint to dry and then remove the tapes. That’s it, you are done.
2. Umbrella Planter:
If you have a garden table with an umbrella, you might have definitely tried to place flower pots at the center. But, the problem is, with the umbrella at the center the flowerpot always tends to be a little off to the side. You can try out this easy DIY to keep the umbrella and the flowerpot exactly where you want them to be, right at the center of the table. Take a plastic flowerpot and cut out a hole at the center the size of the umbrella post. Place the flowerpot at the center of the table and feed the umbrella post through the hole. Now, fill the flowerpot with potting soil and plant the flowers.
3. Metal Bucket Planters:
Have you seen those plain metal buckets at the store and wondered how they can be put to use? Well, you can turn them into colorful planters. Just take bright colored spray paint and give those metal buckets a coat or two or three. You will end up with colorful planters that you can hang up in your garden.
4. Vertical Herb Garden:
You can make a vertical herb garden using wooden pallets and planters. Use the pallets to build a stand you can keep the planters on. Now, arrange the planters on the wooden pallet shelf and start growing herbs.
5. Wicker Basket Planters:
Wicker picnic baskets make for cute little planters. You can fill up your front porch with these beautiful planters. All you need to do is, collect a few wicker baskets, fill them up with potting soil and start growing flowers.
6. Planter Box:
If you have wood scrap pieces, you can make a wooden planter box using them. Just fashion an open box using the wood and spray paint it. You may attach decorative screws at the four corners to finish the look.
7. Front Porch:
Nothing beats sitting out in the front porch during the summer and reading a book. You can liven up your front porch with some attractive flowers and also by adding a few colorful cushions on the chair and a rug underneath.
8. Rolling Cart:
If you have a metal rolling cart, you can use it to hold all the summery stuff like lemonade, water, towels, etc. while you do gardening. Just spray paint the metal rolling cart using bright colors and bring it outside to hold all the stuff you need while you toil away at the garden.
9. Outdoor Daybed:
If you have empty outdoor space, try filling it up with a day bed and you won’t regret it. You can build a day bed in the outdoor space or just use an old cot if it fits. Lay a mattress and place colorful cushions on top. That’s it, you are done. Now, it’s time to get your favorite book and a cold beverage and put the daybed to good use.