14 Springtime Water-Garden Care Tips

If you have a water garden or are planning to install one, this is a very helpful article. Margaret has been managing two in-ground, rubber-lined garden pools for more than 20 years and has learned a LOT! She shares 14 tips that will help you to get your water garden in shape.  Algae is one […]

Problems with Bird Seed in the Garden

  Feeding birds encourages them to stay within visual contact, but there are bird seed types that may affect your prized plants. Use caution when purchasing wild bird seed to avoid excess waste, allelopathic effects and unwanted pests.   In this article, Bonnie discusses the best way to place bird feeders in your garden so […]

6 Amazing Garden Ponds

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Water features like ponds can add a wonderfully peaceful focal point to your garden. In this article, Dan shares 6 beautiful garden ponds. If you see a pond design you like, just click on the red link under the photograph of the pond. […]

24 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. There are a lot of projects that will enhance your backyard or garden and make it a more inviting place to spend time with family and friends. This article shares 24 DIY garden projects. If you see a project that looks interesting, just […]

How to Make a DIY Backyard Pond & Landscape Water Feature

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This is a neat DIY project! Susan built her own backyard pond and waterfall. The project includes a little stone wall with a backdrop of plants and grasses. There’s a step-by-step tutorial with photos. Susan also explains some problems she ran into and […]

How to Light the Small Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. HGTV has some nice ideas for lighting your outdoor garden. You can click through the gallery of ideas to see if there’s something that will work in your garden.. Click on the How to Light the Small Garden link below and enjoy! How […]

How to Choose Lighting for a Small Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here.   Effective garden lighting allows you to enjoy time in your garden even after the sun goes down. Kate is an award-winning garden designer and explains some of the lighting options for small gardens. In this article she discusses: LED Lights – advantages, […]

20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas

Adding a water feature to a garden allows you to create a soothing retreat in your own backyard. It can be a pond, a fountain, a water garden, waterfalls, container ponds, rain chains and more. (Rain chains are my new favorite home feature.) If you see a water feature that appeals to you, click on […]

306 FREE Do It Yourself Garden and Landscape Project Plans and Guides

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This article contains free DIY plans for greenhouses, compost bins, potting benches, garden gates, garden walks, birdhouses, garden furniture, sheds, waterfalls, and more. Lots of links and building plans. Click on the 306 FREE Do It Yourself Garden and Landscape Project Plans and […]

32 Inspiring Garden Fountains

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Adding a fountain to your garden or backyard adds the soothing and relaxing sound of running water. This article shares 32 different garden fountains. If you see a fountain you like, just click on the picture and you’ll see more details. I only […]