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You don’t need expensive furniture to decorate your garden. Try adding a few cheap ideas. You can use a Kilner jar to power solar-powered lights, or hang some colourful fairy lights from the trees or bushes. You can even create decorative ladder shelving by tying two ladders together at the top. You can then lay wooden planks across the runs, forming shelves, and display decorative items. A decorative ladder is an inexpensive and easy way to add a personal touch to your garden.

Bloom boxes

If you don’t have a green thumb, don’t fret, there are many ways to add color and life to your garden for a low cost. A simple bloom box can be constructed from wood, and it won’t cost much to make one. Place one outside the window and you’ll have a lovely garden without overpowering the rest of your landscape. Or, add one inside a flower box and enjoy its beauty all year round.

Container gardening

A giant ice cream cone is a favorite treat for the group of friends. The same thing applies to a giant ice cream box. The soil in this container may dry out quickly if it is left in the sun, so place it in the shade. Another cheap idea for a container garden is to repurpose a kitchen colander. You can spray paint it with an outdoor spray paint and add some landscape fabric to prevent the soil from falling through the holes. You can also reuse a malfunctioning drawer for a container garden.

Bird feeders

One of the simplest and cheapest ideas for attracting birdlife is to install a bird feeder. Pinecones make wonderful bird feeders. Simply collect them on your daily walks and rinse them off when you get home. Next, tie a string to the top of the pinecone. Once the string is tied, spread a small amount of peanut butter on the outside. Place some seeds on top of the peanut butter.

Crushed stone planters

You can use crushed stone planters for a garden on a budget. They are great for filling large gaps in your garden. They also come in a variety of textures and colors, making them a great way to spruce up bare spots. Here are some other tips for making your garden look prettier for less money. Using crushed stone planters is easy and cheap, so get started today!

Recycling old furniture

When you’re planning to decorate your garden or backyard, you can use recycled items to dress it up. Old furniture can be recycled into pretty garden accessories and can be used as a side table or plant stand. Old milk jugs make a stylish plant or flowerpot stand. Recycled milk jugs can be painted and personalized for a unique look. You can also turn a steel drum into eco-sustainable furniture.

Planting perennials

You can buy perennials whenever they’re on sale, or plan your flower bed and purchase them at the right time. If you don’t know where to begin, reading the tags on flower containers can be difficult, and planting them in the correct location may require a fair amount of guesswork. To avoid this problem, make notes of the areas of your garden that need colour now. If you buy perennials in full bloom now, you’ll avoid guesswork and purchase them in time.

Adding a privacy screen

Besides the obvious privacy benefits, a privacy screen can also be an eye-catcher. Bamboo privacy screens are both beautiful and cheap. Bamboo privacy screens are also sturdy and provide a natural, stylish look. For added privacy, install a private rock screen. The combination of the natural beauty of rock and privacy is quite delightful. This will not only make your garden look more natural, but will also provide a good amount of light.