So you started a garden and your plants are starting to grow, but something seems to be missing. You thought a few flowers and some greenery was all your garden needed to look great, but now you are feeling like you left something out. Don’t give up on your garden just yet, try one or more of these inexpensive ways to jazz it up and take it from drab to delightful.
Garden balls are eye catching and make great decorations for garden. If you place your garden ball in the right location, it will reflect the sunlight and splash beautiful colors and patterns on nearby surfaces. Garden balls can be made from items you may have laying around your home. Here is a list of things you will need.
- Bowling ball
- Marbles, coins, beads or tiles
- Outdoor adhesive silicone
Attach the marbles, coins, beads or tiles to the bowling ball using the outdoor adhesive silicone. Allow the embellishments to dry on the ball completely and display it somewhere in your garden where it will reflect light and draw attention. Plant flowers around the balls to complete this look.
A wagon planter can make your plants stand out and act as a focus point for your garden. To make a wagon planter, all you need is an old wagon, potting soil and plants. You can paint the wagon if desired before you begin planting. Simply add potting soil to the wagon and plant your favorite plants in the soil. Place your wagon in the entrance or center of your garden or any location where it will get noticed.
These adorable little toadstools not only add a whimsical touch to your garden, they are also useful as seats for guests. They are simple and fun to make and are sure to add a little bit of magic to your garden. To make them you will need the following items.
- Wooden bowls
- Tree stumps or limbs
To make the toadstools, simply paint the bowls and allow them to dry. Add a coat of polyurethane to protect them from bad weather. Use the drill to screw the painted bowls to the tree stumps and place your completed toadstools in your garden.
Creating the perfect garden can require a lot of hard work, but it is worth it in the end. Your garden can be a place for you to rest, entertain guests or just pass the time. A garden that is cheerful, happy and full of color is much more enjoyable than one that is boring and uninspiring. You can easily turn your plain and ordinary garden into a work of art without spending a lot of money. These garden decorations are not only inexpensive, they are also fun and easy to make. If you enjoy DIY projects, take a day and try one of these fun projects. Your garden will thank you.