This simple building plan shows how to make a nesting shelf for robins (Turdus migratorius) where they can build a nest and raise their young. The open design is also attractive to phoebes and house … [Read more...]
Make - DIY and craft projects to make for your home and garden. Most involve repurposed and upcycled household materials to make unique items on a frugal budget.
Use these free building plans to created a tall, raised bed perfect for plant containers. The height makes it easy to reach flower pots and the design accommodates plastic bins for winter sowing. Add … [Read more...]
If you need to keep animals out of your raised garden beds or want to slow down pests like cabbage moths, these multi-purpose protective screens are a good addition to the garden. Before you … [Read more...]
Birdcage planters are a favorite with creative gardeners. These tips share ideas for setting up a new or upcycled birdcage as a planter for succulents or annuals. For more, see 8 Bold and … [Read more...]
This DIY outdoor plant shelf is a simple building project. Made from 2×4 lumber, you can build it in hour. Dress it up with burlap fabric and display your houseplants or flowering annuals outdoors on … [Read more...]
Ready to build a raised garden bed? These free plans for beginners offer several designs in various shapes, sizes, and heights to suit a variety of growing spaces. For more information on choosing … [Read more...]
This DIY project combines a large, raised garden bed with a privacy wall to block out your neighbor's view of your garden while providing a good size growing space. I have provided plans for building … [Read more...]