10 Woodworking Projects for the Garden

10 Woodworking Projects for the Garden

With its longer days and warmer weather, springtime is the perfect time to start improving your garden! Here are 10 woodworking projects that are easy to do and will add functionality and value to your outdoor living space. No fancy workshop or expensive tools needed!

1. Garden Hose Holder

Add charm to your yard and keep your garden hose organized with this beautiful DIY Hose Holder.

Water Hose Holder

DIY instructions: Shanty 2 Chic

2. Birdhouse

This simple DIY birdhouse is made from a single pine board and requires only a few tools to assemble.


DIY instructions: Birds and Blooms

3. Potting Bench

A potting bench is a must for any gardener because it gives you a great work area to pot your plants and storage to organize your gardening tools.

Potting Bench

DIY instructions: RyobiNation

4. Waist High Planter Box

This DIY elevated planter box is raised up off the ground, so you can have your fresh foods AND save your back and knees this summer!

Waist High Planter Box

DIY instructions: Instructables

5. Tree Bench

Create a gorgeous seating area under the leafy shade of your favorite tree with this amazing tree bench.

Tree Bench

DIY instructions: Addicted 2 DIY

6. Greenhouse

Build a greenhouse to extend your growing season and protect your precious crops from the weather.


DIY instructions: Ideadonnafarm

7. Garden Shed

The garden shed is the perfect building for anyone who needs space for a hobby or just more room for their extra stuff!

Garden Shed

DIY instructions: Ana-White

8. Trellises

Trellises are essential for vining plants, such as pole beans, peas, and some varieties of squashes or cucumbers.


DIY instructions: Whole Foods Market

9. Garden Tower Planter

If you don’t have enough room to plant this year try going vertical. This DIY garden tower planter will give you the extra gardening and planting space you need.

DIY instructions: Remove and Replace

10. The Ultimate 3-Bin Compost Bin

Build a triple compost bin which allows you to have three batches of compost breaking down in different stages so you will have a continuous compost supply for each season.

The Ultimate 3-Bin Compost Bin

DIY instructions: Rodale’s Organic Life

What’s your favorite project for the garden? Let us know in the comments.

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