14 DIY Projects to Get Your Garden Growing

It seems to me that we could all use a little distraction during this season of social distancing. I encourage you to step outside and try your hand at one (or two) of these DIY Projects to Get Your Garden Growing! Not only will you set yourself up for some fresh fruits, veggies, or flowers, but you can also soak in some sun yourself to improve your mood.

DIY Projects to Get Your Garden Growing

If you’re itching for some outside time, or need to start thinking about working on your green thumb, I have several gardening tutorials to inspire you! Let’s get growing!

How to Compost - Secret Gardening Formula | Pretty Handy Girl

Here’s the basics for how to compost and get top quality soil for your garden and landscaping for FREE!


Landscaping 101: Tools, Planting, and Adding Color to your Landscaping | Pretty Handy Girl

Choosing the best gardening tools for the job will make it so much easier!  Check out this comprehensive list of gardening tools and what they’re best used for.


It may be tempting to throw out a leaky garden hose, but did you know it’s fairly simple to fix? It is! I have the solution for you in this tutorial on How to Fix a Leaky Hose!


DIY Living wall

Not everyone has an expanse of land for a garden. You can easily plant herbs in this easy DIY Living Wall Planter Tutorial.


Raised Planter Bed with Cucumber trellis

Build this simple raised planter bed with cucumber trellis in no time and start growing cucumbers to eat (or for your DIY beauty routine.)


Quick and Easy DIY Fan Trellis

This easy spring trellis doesn’t require too much time, tools or money.  The best part is, you can make it exactly the size and shape that is right for a wall, by your mailbox, or your raised planter bed.


This fence trellis is easy to build, and will turn a dull fence into a living wall!

Is modern more your design style? Then you’ll want to check out this super simple DIY Modern Trellis.


How to Build a Rot-Resistant Raised Planter Bed | Pretty Handy Girl

Make this Rot-Resistant Planter Bed and never worry about the planter breaking down. This is my fifth year with these beds and they still look beautiful and rot free!


How to Build a Square Foot Gardening Grid that Won't Rot | Pretty Handy Girl

If you square foot garden, you have to see how to create a square foot garden grid that won’t break down and is super easy to lift up when you need to till your soil.


How to Build a Vegetable Trellis on a Budget | Pretty Handy Girl

Now that you have that planter ready to fill, you’ll need to know how to make a trellis (and save lots of money) by following this tutorial.


Love tomatoes? Great then you’ll love learning how to grow an incredible bumper crop of tomatoes this year.


Tips to Create Knock Out Container Gardens | Pretty Handy Girl

Maybe you don’t have much room for a garden. No worries, you can still display your green thumb with knockout container plantings!


How to Install Sprinkler System

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could water your own garden or landscaping automatically? Yes? Then learn how to install your own sprinkler system.


Get your shed or garage organized with this hanging garden tool organizer!

Once you’re done planting, you could get your organization game on with this simple storage solution for garden tools.

I hope you find several of these tutorials inspiring and hope your weather is cooperating enough to let you get outside and dig in the dirt. Take care!

3 replies
  1. Armande Jones
    Armande Jones says:

    Saw your Best Fit Face Mask tutorial but cannot find the pattern anywhere. Looks a lot more f uncial than the regular over the ears pleated ones I made for my family.


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