20 DIY Garden Ideas to Redefine Your Outdoor Space on a Budget

If you’re looking to find budget-conscious garden ideas to redesign and improve the use of your space, you’ve come to the right place. This article is designed to shine a spotlight on the many Hometalkers that have successfully undertaken their own DIY garden ideas.

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Turning Basement Bits & Bobs into Garden Decor

This Hometalker found it hard to buy cool-looking garden décor at fair prices, so they upcycled instead. A resourceful way of adding charm and character to your

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Playful Gnomes & Fairies Make for Fun Garden Walks

If light-hearted and whimsical is what you’re looking for in a garden, look no further than this fairy garden. This Hometalker is part of a garden club and works hard on

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Rustic Herb Garden Ideas Without Spending a Dime

This Hometalker created her own rustic herb garden at home using things she’d found or saved. Without having to spend a dime, she accumulated items such as a large but

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Could the Keyhole Garden Bed Method be Suitable for You?

If you don’t have space for both a garden bed and a compost heap, this two-in-one design could just work. This Hometalker used the “keyhole garden bed method” to build a

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Teapot Mini Garden Ideas Ideal for Courtyards

This Hometalker was inspired by the movie, Oz The Great and Powerful, to create a China Town-style teapot garden. Using delicate teacups, creamers, sugar bowls, and a

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Low-Maintenance Rock Gardens Ideal for Side Porches

It has taken them some time, but this Hometalker family has finally refurbished their side porch. They mulled over a string of rock garden ideas before deciding on a

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Fountainscapes Are Affordable and Ideal for Any Environment or Space

A water feature can bring any outdoor living space to life. This Hometalker recommends fountainscapes. Water features offer melodic sounds and have a natural tendency to

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Rock Mosaic Garden Art Makes for Beautiful, Natural Features

This Hometalker stumbled across a container of rocks that enabled her to undertake a long-held garden idea. Some time ago, this Hometalker created a large mosaic rock,

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Creative Garden Edge Ideas That’ll Flatter Your Flower Beds

If you want an eye-catching way to differentiate your garden from your flower beds, look no further. This Hometalker suggests nine effective garden edges that will

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How to Reuse Broken Garden Pots in Your New-Look Garden

Have you ever considered reusing broken flower pots? This Hometalker finds creative ways of repurposing them. Do you have a string of broken flower pots? Perhaps you have

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Make a DIY Herb Garden That Frees Up Patio or Garden Space

This is one of the best small garden ideas if you are blessed with only a small courtyard or patio area. If you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs, this vertical herb garden

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Herb Garden Wheels Are Practical & Beautiful for Budding Cooks

This Hometalker revealed one of the most inventive herb garden ideas we’ve seen: a herb garden "wheel". Her local scouts and guides had devised this herb wheel garden for

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Herb Garden Ideas Within Your Garden Furniture

It is said that herbs are a natural fly repellent. This Hometalker experimented with ways to test this theory. Given that this Hometalker lives in a rural area, flies are

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Year-Round Flower Garden Ideas to Retain Color in Your Garden

Color is almost always easy to achieve in the spring and summer, but how do you achieve it in fall and winter? This Hometalker recommends a host of plants that will offer

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Used Pallets Make for a Wonderful Vertical Garden in Smaller Spaces

If you have a small yard like this Hometalker, DIY garden ideas such as a pallet-based vertical garden are ideal. This Hometalker picked up a used wooden pallet for free

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Clever Ways to Create Wintry Landscapes for Your Garden

If you’re looking for low-maintenance, high-impact plants for your winter garden, keep reading! This Hometalker highly recommends the likes of Dogwood Shrubs, Hazels, and

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How to Get Creative With Hanging Baskets

If you haven’t got the money to stretch to brand-new hanging baskets, it’s time to get creative. This Hometalker found a metal beer bucket in a home improvement store

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Build a Rock Garden to Increase Your Garden’s Sustainability

If you are passionate about creating a low-maintenance, sustainable back yard, a rock garden is a must. This Hometalker talks you through their process of tearing out the

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Reclaimed Concrete Driveways Can Make Ideal Rock Garden Walls

One of the best garden ideas to save driveway concrete from going to the landfill is to reuse it as a garden wall. This Hometalker discussed a recent project that saw an

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Water Gardens Can Befit Smaller Gardens Too

This Hometalker insists that water garden ideas can be enjoyed by those with small spaces too. Small ponds and water gardens can actually take center stage in a small

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