15 Awesome and Inexpensive Ideas for the Garden.

We have selected for you 15 great and inexpensive ideas.

Whether you have a small or a large garden, these tips are for you!

After putting them in place, you will be even more proud of your small or large garden. Look :

1. Make holes in the fence and fill them with colored marbles

put colored marbles in the holes of the fence

Sunlight will thus scatter beautiful colors in your garden. Ingenious, isn’t it?

2. A floating pool bar for 2 euros

a floating drink tray with pool noodles

Find out here how to do it easily your floating bar.

3. Make a shooting game by recycling an old tarp

a ball game for children

Hang it between two trees. There you go, you made a great ball throwing game for your children. Check out the trick here.

4. Put a light garland in your garden

a rope light to illuminate the garden

Use a solar outdoor garland like this one to make your garden light up on its own after dark.

5. Use Epsom salt to fertilize your garden

epsom salt fertilizes the garden

Put 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt in 3-4 liters of water. Use this water to water your garden at least once a month or sprinkle the soil with Epsom salt before planting your seeds. Your garden will love it and you will too!

6. Make a homemade wasp trap

a bottle filled with sweet liquid to attract bees

A bottle with sugar water in it to catch bees, wasps and hornets

Fill a plastic bottle with apple juice or sugar water. Cut a slit in the side to make an opening. Super effective if you are overrun with wasps or hornets in the garden.

7. Use foam chips to make a game of croquet

a giant croquet game with foam fries

Cut the foam fries in half. Each fries can be used to make 2 arches. Hold them to the ground using garden metal stakes.

8. Grow sunflowers in a circle to make a hut

a hut made with sunflowers

Once pushed, your children will love to relax among the sunflowers ! And I’m sure you too will spend time there reading quietly in the sun 🙂

9. Use cement, cereal boxes and glass stones to make unique slabs for the garden

homemade Japanese steps

Prepare some quick-drying cement. Pour it into cardboard or plastic boxes. Have your children place the glass stones on the cement. Let the cement dry. Then place the slabs in your garden. You will thus have beautiful Japanese steps in your garden.

homemade Japanese steps in the garden

10. Reuse old tree stumps

use tree stumps to make tables

Whether it’s to lay a table or to put a nice flowerpot on it, it would be a shame not to use old tree stumps ! I don’t know what you think of it, but I find it super pretty in the garden 🙂

11. Use an empty roll of toilet paper to grow your seedlings

grow seedlings in toilet paper rolls

Empty toilet paper rolls are great for prepare the seedlings and grow small seeds. Find out how to do it here.

12. Hang mirrors on your fences to make your garden look a lot bigger

mirrors to enlarge the garden

Recover from old window frames. Remove the windows, being careful not to cut yourself. Sand the wooden uprights and paint them to give them a second life. On the back of the frames attach boards. Then hang mirrors in window frames.

13. Use phosphorescent black paint to paint your flower pots

phosphorescent flower pots

Paint your flower pots with a self-luminous glow-in-the-dark paint like this one. When night came, this painting lights up. You will get a really awesome light effect.

14. Grow sedum sarmentosum in your driveways

sedum sarmentosum in a driveway

This plant grows quickly to make good ground cover. In June, it is covered with small yellow flowers.

15. Do yourself a Zen footbath

make yourself a zen footbath for your garden

Take a frame water resistant wood. Fill it with flat stones. Use it to rinse your dirty feet in the garden. The stones will have the most beautiful effect and your feet will love it!

Your turn…

Do you like these inexpensive ideas for the garden? Tell us in the comments which one you prefer? We can’t wait to read you!

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Written by Mark Antoine

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