So Adorable!  Spring flower pots

Topsy-Turvy Planter & Birdfeeder: very cute and inexpensive. Could forget bird feeder and plant herbs

Irish Spring and a cheese grater.  Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden.  as well as deer and mice.

Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. as well as deer and mice. Rather than grate it, I cut chunks of Irish Spring soap.

DIY Beach "Umbrella" or even in the back yard....

DIY Outdoor shade - heavy cloth and pvc pipes This would be awesome at the beach this summer! Good idea, but no useful DIY link.

Concrete leaves for the patio or garden area.  All instructions included.

DIY Concrete leaf stepping stones - so pretty. Love the metallic look. It made Craft and Create and Outdoor Living Space. Let's make these when the rhubarb leaves are huge!

made from plastic PVC tubes and mosiac tiles

made from plastic PVC tubes and mosiac tiles. Except, I wonder how well the tiles adhere to the PVC tubes? Might work better on clay pipes


"Clever - Make your own sticky trap by smearing bright yellow index cards with Vaseline or Honey. Tape the card to a straw or chopstick and stick into the soil." -- I hate gnats.

Bird feeder using cup and plate

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Bird Feeder from Cup and Plate! I added an extra plate below the bowl.My birds love it. Some "rest" on the bottom plate while others eat from the bowl. What a great idea. And under 8 bucks.

dragonfly suncatcher - love this!!

Suncatcher Dragonfly Small - Birthstones & 28 More Swarovski Colors - GOLD Toned Dazzlefly

Beaded dragonfly sun catchers-- I really love dragonflies.i dont even know why :P Beaded dragonfly sun catchers

Dancing garden jewels stake - tutorial - add glass beads to flexible wire and attach to a decorated pole for the garden.

Glass Beads Dance in Your Garden It's hard not to smile when you see these sparkling Dancing Garden Jewels bobbing and swaying in the breeze. The multicolored glass beads are strung on flexible, stainless steel wires. "Plant" them anywhere in your garden.

a garden angel made of an old shutter and the arms are the rockers from an old broken rocking chair! I plan to have her be able to hold things throughout the seasons…

DIY garden angel made from old shutter and recycled materials/ several upcycle shutter ideas. - I need a garden angel!

Birdhouse chandelier

Cute idea: birdhouse chandelier made from Goodwill chandy and unfinished birdhouses from Michaels. Just hit the whole thing with white spray paint and hung on tree in back yard. In between birdhouses are tea cups and saucers for seed or water.

Re-purpose broken stemware. Pop in a citronella candle and then put glass down in plant. Pretty at night and keeps bugs away!

I had a couple stem broken wine glasses. Use dollar store stemware or repurpose broken stemware. put glass down in plant and place a candle inside, use a citronella to keep bugs away or battery operated of children are around.


Log Bird Feeder - 23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds (my note: I haven't looked at all of these, but at least one is a terrible idea. The window birdfeeder -- birds could fly into the glass and hurt themselves.

Birdbath made from old table leg attached to upside down plate as base and enamel basin on top

Create this unique bird bath or feeder by attaching an old chippy table leg to a plate turned upside down as the base. The "Basin" is an old enamel bowl.