3 DIY Ideas That Will Take Your Garden To The Next Level

As gardeners, our plants are everything. They light up our lives and all we really want is to see them thrive. No frills are necessary. In extreme cases, nothing more than some soil with herbs can be good enough. However, that does not mean we can’t make the most out of our decorations.

Aside from the actual process of growing plants, creating a DIY garden that is the pride of the neighborhood is the most exciting part. There are so many ways to make your garden pop just by choosing a creative layout. With some DIY ideas, your creativity can go further.

Try the following 3 DIY projects to take your garden to the next level.

Raised Garden Beds

While raised garden beds may not be the most innovative project, the format provides room for infinite creativity. Every single gardener has raised garden bed ideas, whether they’ve decided to implement them or not. You can simply raise a section of your garden to make it a statement, or do something more exciting by using cool DIY materials.

Perhaps the most oft-seen raised garden beds are those with bricked perimeters. This touch really makes your garden pop, while retaining a hint of subtlety. But if you want to go even further, you can use unusual mediums, like corrugated iron, or even an old tire.

Whatever you use, having a raised garden bed should fit perfectly into any plans for sectioning different areas

Hanging Gardens

Hanging some plants is certainly an excellent way to make extra space in an already crowded garden. But it is also a simple way of making your garden more exciting. Instead of all your plants on or near ground level, you can weave between herbs and flowers growing right below your eyes.

The fun part of creating a hanging garden is figuring out the best platform to hang your plants from. If you're doing it in a small greenhouse, it’s easy enough, but in a general garden, you need to get creative for it to look good, as it could end up looking awkward and utilitarian.

This is where your DIY skills come into play, as you build hanging plants into the layout of your garden, uplifting the entire plot with this feature.


All good gardens need some signs to demarcate the different herbs and vegetables, if not the flowers and other plants. You can simply tie a tag to a stick. Or you could get your creative juices flowing and find a way to fit these signs into a theme for the whole garden.

Vintage signs are always eye catching, and you can do a lot with small chalkboards as well. Chalkboards are also great if you enjoy changing things up every so often, adding a small drawing or two.

If you're passionate about the stories behind your plants, you can go further and include some real information. This way, any visitors will get a feel for your passion (and learn something).

DIY ideas will uplift your entire garden. It is all about the plants, but the right decor will bring out the best in them.


Amelia Robinson is a lover of plants and gardens, as well as an educator on this topic. It’s her goal to make sure that you get the chance to learn what you need to about gardening to succeed with your own home garden at the blog RobinsonLovePlants.com. You’re not going to find just a collection of basic articles about gardening here. Instead, she wants to answer the difficult questions for you. She tweets at @robinsonplants

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