For many people, their backyard is their haven. It’s a place to unwind after a long day, or to play with the children. Creating a garden and landscape that is both aesthetically pleasing and easy to maintain is no easy feat. In fact, some may say it’s an art in itself. But once you achieve a flow of plants and flowers that works well for your property, there are projects you can take on to elevate the artistic appeal. These projects are here to inspire you! Let your imagination run wild within your own creative ability.

Almost anything can be turned into a planter. Vintage wagons, a bike with a basket, canoes, old toy trucks, SHOES, even little teacups.


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And you can get really creative with your own birdbath and feeder. Here are some of our favorites from recycled materials or items you may already have around your home.


DIY Garden Planter & Bird Bath

DIY Birdbath from 2 Urns

DIY Lamp Birdbath

When you add something other than flowers to your garden, it automatically draws your eye to it. So try adding colorful accents in different textures, like glass, medal, beads, or shells.


DIY Garden License Plate Dragonfly

Mosaic Stepping Stone DIY

Upcycled Bicycle Wind Chimes


For all your gardening and landscape needs, be sure to look to Arts Council Stampede Sponsor, Rosedale Mills, and other Hopewell Valley nurseries like Stony Brook Gardens.