Are you a crafty person who loves to garden but doesn’t have a lot of outdoor space?
Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny apartment.
This weekend embrace all that Mother Nature has got in store, even if your outside space is a tiny balcony!
These garden projects range from furniture gardens, hand painted planters, upcycling colanders, and DIY garden markers any of these will help make your garden dreams come true!
Here’s 11 DIY garden projects that will help you create your own garden even if you have a tiny space to work with!
Let’s Get Crafty!
1. Mason Jar Wall Planter
Found from Not Just a Housewife
This is a low cost and easy garden project that anyone can make. Use large mason jars and secure them to a wood background. It’s easy to plant herbs or small plants that will brighten up your home!
2. 5 Minute DIY Hanging Planter
Found from Tell Love and Party
These white plastic pots remind me of coffee filters so I think they are really cool. Punch holes on the top sides of the pots and tie parachute cord (or a strong material). Then take all 3 strands tie together so you have a loop at the top for hanging. That’s it! So easy!
3. DIY Potting Bench
Found from PMQ for Two
This is a project for a serious garden lover. You can create your own potting bench perfect for the size space you need. This DIY Potting is a place to keep my planters and dirt when not in use, but even more than that, if you need a place to do all my transfers and potting this is the project for you.
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4. Upcycled Lampshade Vases
Found from The House That Lars Built
This is a great project for upcycling funky vintage lampshades found in a thrift store. In this tutorial they explain that the lampshades are glass like ones you have for sconces or wall lamps. So for little money you can paint them in acrylic paint or spray paint in cool, bright colors. Then tie a parachute cord around the neck of the lampshade if you want to hang it! You can really find some cool stuff in thrift stores or garage sales that would be perfect for this garden project!
5. Herb Garden Coffee Table
Found from A Beautiful Mess
This garden project is really clever and uses a piece of furniture you might already have. By making the center of your coffee table an herb garden it makes for a beautiful piece to have in your home. The best part about this herb garden coffee table is if you are sitting outside enjoying a dinner and you realize you could add some fresh herbs on top of your dish you have it right there!
6. DIY Clay Garden Markers
Found from Minted
I really like these clay garden markers, I find that i easily forget what I planted where so by having a marker that makes it so much easier to identify what I’m looking at. These also make for a really cute gift or awesome favors for a party. Have a pack of seeds with the matching clay marker with it for the perfect garden project!
7. DIY Upcycled Indoor Herb Garden
Found from Lovely Indeed
This is something for everyone. We all have plastic bottles from beauty products or food that we can easily upcycle to make into perfect planters. It’s an easy way to bring a little garden inside no matter how much space you have!
8. Colander Planter
Found from Country Living
find these DIY planters brilliant because it’s something unexpected but then totally makes sense. Start with colanders in your home that you haven’t used in a while or find some cheap ones at your local dollar store. If they only have one color, spray paints them different colors easily. Have fun with it! Add soil and flowers, use the handles and wrap rope around them. Now they are perfect for hanging!
9. DIY Vertical Plant Hanger
Found from i heart naptime
Now if you don’t have counter or table space think about making a vertical planter to hang close to a window inside or on your patio. Fill with fresh herbs that you can cook with or fresh flowers to bring a little color to your home!
10. Succulent Garden in an Ikea Cart
Found from Succulents and Sunshine
Succulents are huge right now and making your own succulent garden in an Ikea cart is simply genius. Succulents don’t need that much attention or care so its perfect for everyone and its beautiful. Roll to a window for daylight or place the cart on the patio for an instant garden!
11. Simple Berry Basket Succulent Planter
Found from Simple As That
In the dollar bins at Target I have been seeing alot of these really cute plastic berry baskets and they are typically around $1-$2. With a clever trick in the tutorial you can make these berry baskets stand out and become an instant garden ready for your tabletop or lining your window sill in the kitchen. It’s perfect for a small spaces!
What’s so amazing about these gardening projects is that they will work on even the smallest patio or balcony. Whatever indoor or outdoor space you have you’ll love making your own garden with these DIY garden projects!
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