4 Weekend Garden Projects Anyone Can Do
We’ve scoured the Internet for easy gardening projects that celebrate the best of spring. Check out our favorite simple, charming garden projects.
By Reader's Digest Editors
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Project 1: Build a terrarium
Love the green of spring, but don’t have a plot to garden? Adore greenery, but don’t garden? A terrarium is the solution to both problems and apartmenttherapy.com is the place to go for 25 whimsical creations.
Project 2: Make a boot box
After a day spent mucking about in the earth you’ll need a place to park your shoes. Why not add to the quaintness of your garden area with a boot box? Freshhomeideas.com offers a one-hour tutorial on how to make a simple, stylish place to store muddy boots. Take a look at their finished product, which features a filling of easy-to-gather gravel.
Project 4: Create space
Build a platform for plants by throwing a weathered board atop two large pots. This makeshift way to stage extra plants buys you space while adding a lush and inviting element to your garden area. See photos and details at MarthaStewart.com.