Teds Woodworking - Make a cute insect hotel for bees, ladybirds and other insects. Made from a mini chest of drawers and filled with straw, cardboard and pampas grass tubes - Projects You Can Start Building Today
Go to nature for simple (and super low-cost) ideas. Sticks and stones become unusual garden posts at a farmyard in west-central Wisconsin. Bundle sticks to create a decorative post, top it with a flat rock and place a round rock on top of that.
Broken concrete you can use as a walkway in front of your house or behind your house or also as a driveway. In addition, broken concrete can also be used as your garden wall to create a mound of soil for plants and gardens in your yard.
Wonderful mix of material for garden path. Cobblestone sectioned between random pattern of bricks (reclaimed bricks offer a softer mellow tone of age along with irregular edges) and plantings of different types of thyme. Bordered with bricks as well.
Side yard idea -- concrete chunks stained with iron sulfate - this is worth looking into for patio and walkways. it LOOKS like flagstones, but is really ripped out concrete, FREE material. Used for building raised beds as well.