We spend quite a bit of time outside in the summer, so it makes sense that our backyards should make a statement.
But, if your backyard is looking a little plain and worn out, what do you do? Well, you start by reading this list of 20+ awesome DIY backyard hacks for projects and ideas to spiff things up.READ MORE 7 Easy Ways To Recycle In Your Own Home
These painted garden stones are a great way to add a bit of interest to your garden, or to pots around the space. They’re perfect for people who struggle to keep plants alive, or who want the cactus look without the child-unfriendly spikes!
If you’ve got a boring old patio, this is the DIY for you! It’s really easy but makes one hell of a statement, and can definitely give your patio a colourful makeover for the upcoming summer.
Got herbs and want them to be easily accessible? Have a look at this DIY Stacked Herb Garden. This project might be just the boost you need to get your herb garden flourishing again, and it’s also very decorative.
We love seeing goods that might find their way into landfill being repurposed, these tyre planters being a great example. This particular example is very colourful, but you could go more subtle as well. In any case they make for a great planting option!READ MORE Keeping Backyard Chickens
Don’t worry that you can’t afford expensive pots, all you need is a few cheap ones and a nice length of rope for this rope wrapped planter project. Great for the budget gardener, but definitely not something your guests will miss!
Bring some more bird life, and some wonderful bird song, into your garden with this fantastically simple DIY bird feeders. This is a good project for kids to be involved with, and they’ll certainly enjoy seeing all the birds that come to visit.