Who doesn’t love flowers? Their gorgeous look can cast a spell to boost the curb appeal well. Growing some flowers is even the most affordable and effective way to improve your front yard landscaping without breaking a sweat.
Although the beauty of flowers can make your home look exquisite, a thorough plan is still necessary. Next, I present you 10 alluring DIY flower bed ideas that “I think” would blow your mind and awe the passerby.
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10. Old Tire Flower Bed | Addicted2diy
You don’t need to splurge out on fancy planters to create chic flowerbeds. A brilliant way to do it is by grabbing some inexpensive materials and turning them into fancy planters.
This planter, for example, is made of an old tire, a wooden spool for the base of your planter, a plastic planter tray that will prevent the wood from being wet constantly, 4×4 board as the legs, and sisal rope.
To make this planter, you need to cut the board into 3 pieces. Each piece has to be 12″ long with 15-degree angles at each end. Attach one of the spool ends on the tire using bolts and nuts. Next, wrap the planter with the rope using hot glue gun and some super glue. Attach the legs at the center of the planter. You might want to glue the legs first before attaching them using 2” pocket screws.
Finally, apply weatherproofing stain and plant any flower in it.
This planter is super gorgeous, easy to make, and you can make two planters and flank your doorway with them.
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9. A Tree Stump into a Beautiful Flower Bed idea | Instructables | Homebnc
Some people cut a gigantic tree for safety issue. Unfortunately, the tree stump is hard to dig out. Instead of letting it ruin your front yard landscaping, why don’t you just incorporate it into your flower bed?
First, begin with drilling the center part of the tree stump using 2-inch Forstner bit to hollow it out. Finally, add some dirt in it. well, the planter is ready. Now, the fun part is arranging the flowers that you want to grow.
Actually, you can grow any flower of your choice, but let me give you some tips. Place pelargonium in the center with some orange and gold nasturtium surrounding it. Don’t forget variegated leaves too.
For the leaves, give nasturtiums a try as they are edible. Combine them with deep purple bellflowers. Next, to create a perfect balance, plant some pelargonium, bellflowers and ornamental grass around the roots.
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8. Mesmerizing Flower Bed from Old Towel and Quick-Dry Cement | Art For You, Youtube Channel
What do you usually use your old towel for? If you use it for cleaning, let’s try to turn it into a wonderful planter, then.
It’s super easy. You just need to mix some cement and water in a bucket. Next, dip your towel in the cement thoroughly. Find a short pole and top it with a plastic container upside down, and then put a piece of plastic on it. Hang the towel on the pole for 3 days to let the cement dry.
Now, it’s art time. Apply white acrylic as the color base.
Then, use a little bit of your imagination when painting it using any metallic color that you like.
7. Washboard Flower Bed idea | Hallmarkchannel
Why do you have to throw your washboards away if you can give them second life? This flower bed will be a lovely project for you.
To make this flower bed, you will need washboards, 2 -13 1/4” pieces of fence slats that will be used as the side rails, 1 – 1×2 cut of 13” for top of footboard, 1 – 1×2 cut of 10 3/4 ” for the back of headboard, wood screws, 2 – 5 1/2” wide wood pieces that is cut into 10 3/4” and 1 piece of 2” to fill the 13” bottom of flower bed, reuse rungs of washboard on the side rails that will be used to hold the bottom of the bed, and tin snips.
6. Stencilled Cinder Block Flower Bed idea | Realitydaydream
If you want to get beautiful planters without breaking a sweat and making you short on cash, you can give this idea a go. You just need some cinder blocks and variety of stencils you love. Then, randomly paint the cinder blocks using the stencil and spray paint. That’s it! so much fun and easy!
5. Built-In Flower Bed idea | HomeBNC
Built-in flower beds can give your home a sleek modern look. All you need to do is just take some tiles out from your patio, or just let some area be without any tiles so that the soil can be exposed, and you can plant beautiful flowers in it too.
4. Side Yard Flower Bed | Loveoffamilyandhome | Gardeningknowhow
Many people focus on the front yard and backyard landscaping, and they neglect their side yard which can ruin the curb appeal.
Dress your side yard up with some beautiful flowers. But first, pull the pesky weeds out. Next, grow some hostas along the foot of the wall. To hold the weeds at bay, cover the soil with weed control fabric. Don’t forget to make some holes for the hostas. Cover the fabric with mulch, then grow some flowers, and make a border with pavers.
If you have no idea what flowers that will look good for your side yard, try planting black eyed Susan accompanied with cosmos, globe amaranth, daylilies, shasta daisy, or phlox. Or, you can go with bee balm accompanied with globe thistle, columbine, or silver sage. They’ll look good together.
3. Flower Tower project idea | Youtube Ashley Phipps | Simplydesigning
If you don’t have much space to grow many flowers, just go vertical with this flower tower. It is made of wire fence mesh tied up using zip ties. Then, loosely wrap the tower using landscape fabric to measure the length of the fabric you will need.
Cut the fabric, and put it inside the mesh. Secure the fabric to the wire mesh using zip ties. Next, fill it with potting soil about 1/3 of the way up, and add some water, and repeat these steps until the tower is fully filled with dirt. Then, make some holes on the fabric by cutting Xs to put the flowers.
2. Repurposing a Bed Frame idea | DIYnCrafts
Classic bed frame can make a shabby chic flower bed. You just need to put some planters in the bed frame and fill it with plenty of flowers. Growing climbing plants like roses and jasmines can be a good idea as they can wrap the frame around which creates more drama to your garden.
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Lastly number 1. Bicycle Flower Bed project idea | Theartinlife
Upcycling an old bicycle as a flower bed is not a new thing. But you can always do it with panache. To make your bike planter more appealing, you can paint it the color of your choice to match the flowers.
So, those are 10 DIY flower bed ideas that you can try at home.
They are cheap, easy to make, yet outstanding! Happy trying!