10 Unique Garden Crafts Made From Old Gardening Tools

The garden is a fun place, and many people enjoy spending their free time there. A nicely decorated garden makes the space more inviting and friendly, so let’s do something special for the garden this spring. There are lots of ideas to make gardens more colorful and interesting, but the most exciting idea is to create some unique garden crafts by using old items.

This is a great way to save money and show off your creative side. When your gardening tools become old or broken, instead of throwing them away, you can use them to make fun and decorative crafts for your garden.

1. Your little feathered friends will enjoy spending time in your garden when they discover a few cute bird feeders made from old shovels or spades.

2. Set up birdhouses on top of standing shovels, simply leaning them against garden fences.

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3. Turn those rusty old garden tools into a wonderful gate that not only brings a nice rustic look to the garden but also reflects the hobbies of the homeowners.

Tutorial: montanawildlifegardener.blogspot.com

4. Grow a shovelhead flower like this; it doesn’t require much care, but it will surely catch everyone’s attention.

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5. Attach some old garden tools to a circular board made from wooden pallets to create this brilliant craft. It’s not just a functional clock but also a certainly attractive focal point for your garden.

Tutorial: mysweetsavannahblog.com

6. DIY trellis is a must-do gardening project every spring, providing an opportunity to showcase your creativity, like this garden tool trellis.

Tutorial: sadieseasongoods.com    and    cottageintheoaks.com

7. If you want to expand your living space to the outdoors and spend quality time there, outdoor furniture is a must-have. You don’t always need to buy; you can make one yourself, like this portable garden table crafted from an old shovel and a piece of circular wood board.

Tutorial: urbangardensweb.com

8. Create a rustic shovel-handle display tray for small potted succulents. This would be a perfect decoration for your outdoor table.

Tutorial: organizedclutter.net

9. Another incredible use of old shovelheads is turning them into quirky planter holders.

10. Craft an accent wall or fence with this bold but beautiful flower art. Maybe you never thought it was crafted from a few rusty saws.