Gardening doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive. There are plenty of ways you can make your garden look beautiful without breaking the bank. For your convenience, we have brought some of the best low-budget garden ideas that you can try at home.
From repurposing old tyres, to recycling scrap wood into a spectacular bird feeder, there are a lot of ways you can spruce up your garden.
Let’s take a closer look at these fascinating DIY garden decor ideas.
8 Amazing Low-Budget Garden Ideas
From adding these unique garden features to your outdoor space to setting up a garden on your rooftop, there are many ways you can beautify your outdoor space. But if you have financial constraints and a huge garden that needs constant maintenance, you might be looking for some cheap and affordable garden decor ideas that don’t leave a dent on your wallet. Check out these 8 fascinating small garden decorating ideas.
- Set up an impressive plant display
- Use solar lights for the perfect decor
- Repurpose old tyres into garden accessories
- Recycle scrap wood into bird feature
- DIY garden and table chair set
- A perfect bonfire seating arrangement
- Make your own fountain
- Set up a rock garden to impress the guests
Let’s now discuss each one of them in detail.
Set up an impressive plant display
Repurposing an old rickety ladder to display flower pots on it is the perfect way to spruce up your garden decor without spending a penny. All you need is a ladder that is of no use to you.
Paint the ladder to a colour of your choice. If your flower pots are the traditional brick red colour, then paint the ladder white to make the plants stand out. This impressive plant display is also helpful if you have a small green space.
You can place these ladders in different spots in your garden. Those who don’t have a garden of their own can easily use this idea to create a nice space to display plants inside the house.
Use solar lights for the perfect decor
One of the simplest and affordable garden decor ideas is to use solar lights in your well-manicured lawn. This will create a beautiful ambience in your garden and you don’t need to worry about paying extra money on electricity bills. The solar lanterns are not that expensive to buy and is a one-time investment.
Repurpose old tyres into garden accessories
One of the best garden design ideas is to repurpose old tyres and make creative garden decor items that your kids would love. Paint old tyre in bright colours, hang it with a rope from a sturdy looking tree in your garden. It can act as a perfect swing.
You can also cut out animal shapes and colour them accordingly. You will have the best play area for kids. You can even make your own garden table and chair set using leftover tyres. If you are building a house and are into repurposing old stuff, then do check out our detailed piece on tips to recycle construction waste and make useful things out of construction scrap.
DIY garden table and chair set
Garden chairs are an important feature in any outdoor space. It’s always nice if you can unwind comfortably, out in the open, after a hard day’s work. One of the best low-budget garden ideas is to construct your own garden and table chair set.
You don’t need to buy plastic chairs from a store. Using wooden boards and some carpentry skills, create your own table and chairs which will help spruce up your garden decor.
Recycle scrap wood into bird feature
Who doesn’t like to see birds fluttering in their garden? You can create a perfect haven for birds if you have some scrap wood lying around. Use your creativity and imagination and recycle scrap wood to create a beautiful bird feature.
Take rectangular blocks of scrap wood pieces. Use some nails to create its base. You can plant seasonal flowers on the top of the bird feature. Make sure to fill its base with seeds and bird feed. Enjoy bird watching while sipping your evening tea out in the garden.
A perfect bonfire seating arrangement
If you have an outdoor space you would want to invite your friends and throw a bonfire party, especially in winters. You don’t need to go overboard with decorating your garden for the party.
Use cut-out logs as seats, where your friends can huddle together. Create a pit in the center using bricks around the pit and creating a hollow in the centre where you can place wood and paper to ignite the fire and there you go – A perfect bonfire area is ready!
Make your own fountain
Creating your own fountain can revitalize your garden and give your outdoor space that much-needed boost. Water fountains add a sense of calm in your home, as there’s something really comforting about the sound of trickling water. Plus, such an installation is usually quite aesthetically pleasing.
You don’t need to buy a fancy three-tiered fountain from the local store. Use empty flower pots to create a DIY fountain on your own!
Set up a rock garden to impress the guests
If you are looking for ways to make your garden look beautiful on a low-budget, you can rely on the minimalist rock garden design. It’s also quite easy. Finding rocks of different shapes is always fun. You can also choose different colours.
Once you have rocks, buy plants and try to create a nice colour scheme. Plants that have a yellow tint in their leaves would go best with a brown lava rock theme. It is best to choose succulents and cacti for a rock garden, as these plants require less maintenance than others. If you like you can create a fountain in the middle of your rock garden.
So, these were some of the best ideas to spruce up your garden decor. If you are building a house, you might want to explore these tips to construct a house on a budget. Don’t forget to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will definitely get back to you. Keep following Zameen Blog – the best real estate blog in Pakistan for more lifestyle and home decor related posts.