Jun
16
2021

26 Upcycled Garden Ideas That Someone Could Do

Gardens are the perfect place to express your inner artist.

After all, flower landscapes are carefully arranged to create a feeling of natural beauty. Adding fun and smart pieces can both elevate the look of your garden and give it a unique spin, personally for you.

Planters can be recycled from materials you no longer need, such as grills, cans and even chairs.

Lighting can also be made of other things, like bottles.


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Backyard Tin Can Fence Garden

Backyard Tin Can Fence Garden #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

This garden idea adds color and dimension to your garden.

Along the fence posts, blue cans are mounted at different heights.

Converted to floating plants, these tin cans have various colorful flowers. They are placed over a plant box with leafy vegetables.

via Close design

Beer bottle wooden cap and base

Beer bottle wooden cap and base #garden #cyclic #diy #decorhomeideas

Upcycling several of your favorite beer bottles adds this idea a beautiful element to your garden.

Twenty or so beer bottles without their labels are placed upside down in a hollowed-out post to look like a tree top. Three of these with different heights are placed together.

Find it here: Etsy

Bumble Bee Plant Stake

Bumble Bee Plant Stake #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

A cute DIY project, this garden idea makes use of some wooden poles you have laid around.

A black wooden post top has been transformed into a bee with two curly antenna wires and a plastic yellow cutout.

Four of these are attached to long sticks, grouped and used as plant inserts.

Find it here: Etsy

Burlap and Nautical Knot Porch Plants

Burlap and Nautical Knot Porch Plants #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

Simple and elegant, this garden idea uses a minimalist approach to level your plants.

A square planter is covered with a burlap wrap. It is then decorated with an intricate knot tied with rope.

via Elizabeth joan

Corner cabinet plants

Corner Cabinet Planter #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

This garden DIY bikes some cabinet and wood pieces to make a corner planter for the patio or porch.

Two cabinet panels are connected at a right angle and painted mint green.

Three sky blue boards are fastened with bottom shelves along the inside. Within these spaces are plant areas and colorful flowers.

via My Love 2 Crate

DIY Butterly Waterer

DIY Butterly Waterer #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

Soothing and inviting, this DIY project will have all the butterflies floating to your garden.

A deep white plate is attached to the top of a rod to create an irrigation area. Inside the water are transparent green and blue stones.

via Chicken Scratch NY

DIY garden hoses wreath

DIY garden hoses wreath # garden # upcycled # diy # decorhomeideas

Garden chic and festive, this DIY idea gives you the use of excess garden hoses as a wreath.

Several small sections of a garden hose have become painful in pink, yellow and blue colors and attached in a circle.

Various fake flowers and garden memorabilia are also secured to the wreath.

via Lora Bloomquist

DIY Garden Mosaic Stepping Stones

DIY Garden Mosaic Stepping Stones #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

This garden DIY gives you space to express your inner artist while putting your crafting skills to the test.

A flat circular stone is used as a base to create a carved mosaic of pink and white. The artwork now acts as a springboard.

via Over the big moon

Galvanized metal tube cactus

Galvanized metal tube cactus #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

With an industrial perspective on nature, this DIY idea makes a cactus sculpture.

Galvanized pipe pieces with blue rust are fastened together to look like a cactus. Two of these are gathered in a rock garden.

via AZ DIY guy

Googly-eyed Golf Ball Ladybug

Googly-eyed Golf Ball Ladybug #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

A cute DIY project that your kids will love doing with you, this garden idea makes an artificial ladybug!

A golf ball is painted red with black spots to look like a ladybug. Two googly eyes are added to increase the resemblance.

via Turn the clock back

Hanging Lantern Succulent Upcycled Holder

Hanging Lantern Succulent Upcycled Holder #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

With an overgrown castle vibe, this DIY idea uses lanterns as succulent plants.

Attached to a top disc with rope, two metallic lanterns hang unevenly. Within them, overgrown succulents are kept.

via A nice mix

Horseshoe Tulip Flower

Horseshoe Tulip Flower #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

This fun and cute DIY idea makes you create a flower statue in the garden.

A horseshoe is painted yellow and attached to a short rod placed in the ground.

The tulip look is fully updated with a curved yellow thread placed at both ends of the horseshoe. Three of these are put together to create a tulip garden.

Find it here: Etsy

Trio of metal screen doors turned arbor

Metal Screen Doors Trio Turned Arbor #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

A seemingly difficult but actually simple DIY idea turns three screen doors into an arbor.

Two white ornate metal screen panels are attached to the ground, while one lies above the top like a roof.

via The Kabam family

Painted corrugated cardboard of metal

Painted corrugated cardboard of metal flower #garden #bikes #diy #decorhomeideas

This DIY idea creates a metallic garden wall sculpture that goes into your smart art page.

Using corrugated cardboard metal, various petals are layered to create a flower. The three back layers are painted in purple, while the top layers are light yellow.

Find it here: Etsy

Personal spoon Miniature Garden Sign

Personal spoon Miniature Garden Sign #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

This DIY makes it a small but intentional place in your garden.

A metal spoon has written a loving garden quote of their choice. The look is complete with a simple yarn bow.

Find it here: Etsy

Red Hummingbird Feeder Chandelier

Red Hummingbird Feeder Chandelier #garden #bikes #diy #decorhomeideas

Functional and aesthetically pleasing, this garden idea turns hummingbird feeders into a chandelier on the front porch.

Five hummingbird feeders hang from the arms of a red chandelier.

via Renovated faith

Solar Light Outdoor Upcycled Centerpiece

Solar Light Outdoor Upcycled Centerpiece #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

With a magical atmosphere, this DIY idea creates a luminous centerpiece for your garden.

An oversized lantern is filled with size high sunlight. The effect is a large, apparent candle lighting.

via Recycle Grow Enjoy

Tea saucer and plate of jeweled flower

Tea saucer and plate jeweled flower #garden #bikes #diy #decorhomeideas

This garden idea takes some remaining kitchen utensils into the garden bed.

A transparent green tea saucer is attached to a white plate with curved edges to create a flower. A crystal is attached in the middle to create a more ornate look.

Find it here: Etsy

Potted plants

Stolplanteren #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

By creating a seat for your flowers, this DIY garden idea turns a chair into a planter.

An older wooden chair is painted antique blue and has the seat hollowed out. Inside a flowerpot there are abundant purple flowers.

via Malet therapy

Holder for cover plants

Cover plant holder #garden #cycles #diy #decorhomeideas

With a seamless look, an old tire is cycled into a plant holder.

Around some white and violet plants is an old bubble deck painted white. It is placed around the top of a flower pot to add dimension.

via Holly Grace

Turned on Flowering Wheelbarrow

Reverse Flowering Wheelbarrow #garden #bikes #diy #decorhomeideas

This garden idea creates a scene and story in your flower bed.

A rusted wheelbarrow is turned sideways in a garden bed. In wheelbarrows, flowers and flowers naturally flow into the garden.

via Honeycomb Home

Upcycled grill flower bed

Upcycled Grill Flower Bed #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

Sweet and whimsical, this DIY idea cycles an unused barbecue into a beautiful flower bed.

A small grill is painted red with the lid removed. Inside the grill there is now a planter resting the will on the deck.

via Ann Marie John

Upcycled Shovel Garden Art

Upcycled Shovel Garden Art #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

This garden idea takes a no longer functional shovel and becomes art.

On top of the shovel is painted a garden message and livestock. These are laid out in a bed of leaves to add a fun look to your backyard.

Find it here: Etsy

Upcycled Slim Spindle Single Bird House

Upcycled Slim Spindle Single Bird House #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

With a sweet fantasy look, this DIY garden idea upcycles wooden spiders in birdhouses for your garden.

Old wooden chair and table legs are painted in dark shades of red, yellow and green and hollowed out.

A small post and a roof are attached to complete the birdhouse. Three of these are attached to a garden bed.

via Gingham Gardens

Implement wind bell

Tool Wind Chime #garden #upcycled #diy #decorhomeideas

Musically and creatively, this do-it-yourself idea turns rusty and older silverware into a wind chime.

A plastic wire is attached to each fork tooth and is used to support a lower hanging set of forks or spoons.

Five of these two-class bells are linked together to create a larger wind chime.

via Fresh vintage by Lisa

Wine bottle outdoor torch lamp

Wine bottle outdoor torch lamp #garden #cyclic #diy #decorhomeideas

This DIY idea brings warmth and light to your garden and patio.

Two wine bottles have been transformed into a pair of Tiki torches. Inside are decorative translucent and multicolored rocks.

via Hi glow