19 Beautiful DIY Bird Feeders

During the winter it’s more difficult for birds to find food. By hanging bird feeders in your back yard, you accomplish a couple of things. First, you help the birds to survive the harsh weather by giving them food. Secondly, the birds add warmth and color to you back yard. This is a collection of […]

How to Make DIY Birdseed Cakes

Would you like to make a simple birdseed cake that you can hang from a tree for the birds? Pam has a nice, simple birdseed cake recipe that will make the birds in your back yard happy and well-fed. One thing I love is the use of inserted twigs which the birds can use as […]

24 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

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 click the link under the photo and you’ll see more information. Here […]

How To Build Wooden Birdhouses

Birdhouses are a great way to attract different varieties of birds to your yard or garden. This post includes photos of different wooden birdhouses, helpful tips, and instructions on how to build a wooden birdhouse. The post begins: People like me who love birds, having a beautifully hand-crafted birdhouse can be a wonderful addition to […]

Selecting a Birdhouse: Top 5 Considerations

Whether you plan to buy a birdhouse or build a birdhouse, this article has some key considerations to think about. As the post begins: “Many bird enthusiasts purchase a birdhouse at a local discount store and later find that it does not attract any birds. Wild bird watchers are often tempted to select a birdhouse […]

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 […]

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 […]

53 Favorite Backyard Projects

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. If you’re looking for inspiration and tutorials for backyard projects to tackle this summer, this article could help you! Sunset has collected 53 different backyard projects. Some would work well in smaller spaces. There’s a wide variety of DIY projects: fun, gardening, furniture, […]