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How To Build A Plywood Planter Box in 5 Steps

If you’re after a cheap planter box and are up for the challenge of building your own, consider making a plywood planter box.

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How To Build A Square Planter Box

Thinking of adding a new planter to your collection? Why not try making a square wooden planter box? They are quite easy to build if you’re thinking of doing it yourself.

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How to Join Rafter of a Gazebo Roof

Building a gazebo roof? It’s crucial to join the rafters of a gazebo roof between themselves and to the posts properly. Read on to find out more.

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How to Build a Square Gazebo Roof (4 Side Pyramid Roof)

In this post, we’ll take you step by step through all the stages of building a four-sided gazebo roof. You don’t have to be an expert craftsman to pull this project off, having decent DIY skills will do.

Build A Brick Planter Box
How To Build A Brick Planter Box

Are you thinking of creating a permanent brick planter on your patio or in your garden? Brick planters are fairly simple to build as long as you follow a few critical instructions.

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How to Build a DIY Railing Planter Box and Hang it Securely

A bit of greenery never hurt a railing. Building your own DIY railing planter box is a good way to reinvent an old railing or adorn a new one. You can grow flowers or herbs in it and enjoy it for years to come.

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How To Build A Tiered Planter Box

Building a tiered planter can be a fun DIY project and, with some planning, it’s quite simple to do. You can even get your kids to help you out. If you’re up for the challenge, follow our guide to building your own tiered planter box.

old door rustic planter box
How to Build a Rustic Planter Box

The whole point of building a rustic planter box is for it to look old and weathered, like it’s been in your garden for ages.  So, how do you build a rustic planter box? Follow our simple guide to creating a sustainable piece for your garden.

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How to Build a Privacy Screen Planter

Privacy screen planters can add personality to any garden without sacrificing on style. Find out how to build your own privacy screen planter, one step at a time.

self watering system
DIY Self-Watering Planter Box

Buying a self-watering planter might be a bit expensive, but don’t fret you can make your own DIY system at home. 

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How to Build a Corrugated Metal Planter Box

When it comes to industrial looking garden planters, corrugated metal has the edge. Let’s take a look at how to build your own corrugated sheet metal planter box and where you can find some ready-made versions.

Legless Wine Box Planter
How to Build a Wine Box Planter

You can make a simple wine box planter for a lot less than the cost of a similar ready-made planter (and it’ll look better too!). Follow our easy steps for building a wine box planter on legs.

Stacked Painted Cinder Block Planter Boxes
How to Build a Breeze Block Planter Box (Cheap Raised Bed)

Need to add a new planter box to your garden? Give cinder blocks or concrete blocks a try. In this post, we’ll guide you through the process of building a breeze block planter box step by step.

how to make a galvanized planter box
How to Make a Galvanised Planter Box & Creative DIY Ideas

Building a galvanised planter box is easy and inexpensive. There’s not much that can go wrong if you take it step by step. Here’s how.

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How to Build a Simple Stone Planter Box

You don’t need any special skills to build a stone planter box. Decide on the size, gather your materials, and follow our step by step guide.

Wall-mounted pallet planter
How to Make a Pallet Planter Box

Wooden pallets are easy to get hold of, robust and ideal for upcycling into items for your garden. Learn how to make a pallet planter box that looks incredible.

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How to Build a Planter Box for Vegetables

There are few things more satisfying than growing and picking your own home-grown vegetables, salad or herbs. Learn how to build a planter box for vegetables and get started on your food growing journey.

how to build a planter box for a deck
How To Build A Planter Box For A Deck

Fancy livening up your decking with some stylish and easy to make planter boxes? Follow our step by step guide to learn how to build a planter box for a deck.

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How to Make a Flower Box (Without Spending a Penny)

Learn how to make a flower box the easy way with our step by step guide, plus clever ideas to build a planter box without spending a penny.

how to put up a hexagonal gazebo
How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Put‌ ‌Up‌ ‌a‌ ‌Hexagonal‌ ‌Gazebo‌ ‌

If you’d love a hexagonal gazebo in your garden but don’t have the time to build one from scratch, follow our step-by-step guide to assembling a hexagonal gazebo from a kit. It shouldn’t take more than a day.

how to build a hanging planter box
How to Build‌ a ‌Hanging‌ ‌Planter‌ ‌Box‌ ‌in 6 Steps

If you’re feeling bored at home and your patio could do with spicing up, why not build a hanging planter box? It’s really easy to do with our simple 6 step guide.

diy concrete planter box
5 Steps to a DIY Concrete Planter Box

Making a concrete planter box is a great DIY project and it’s really easy to do. Here’s all you need to know to make your own impressive concrete planter box.

how to build a cedar planter box
How to Build a Cedar Planter Box

With natural water resistance, cedar wood is a great choice for planter boxes. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to build a cedar planter box in just a couple of hours.

how to build a planter box for herbs
How to Build a Planter Box for Herbs

With their wonderful fragrances, food seasoning qualities and documented health benefits, herbs are well worth growing. In this post, we show you how to build a herb planter box and give you some easy-breezy DIY ideas to take inspiration from.

how to make a wooden window flower box
How To Make A Wooden Window Flower Box

Window boxes are a great way to add colour to your home and they can be easy to make. Follow our simple guide and learn how to make a wooden window flower box.

how to build a flower box on a deck
How to Build a Flower Box on a Deck

You can build a flower box using whatever wood scraps you have around the house. Read our simple step by step guide to building a flower box for your deck.

how to make a wall flower box
How to Make a Wall Flower Box

Wall flower boxes are a brilliant way to add beautiful blooms to your home and garden especially if you’re short on space. Learn how to make a wall flower box the easy way.

how to make a gazebo from pallets
How to Make a Simple DIY Pallet Gazebo for Cheap

With moderate carpentry skills and some wooden pallets, you can build a gazebo without headaches and enjoy the whole experience. Here’s how.

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How to Build a Planter Box for Bamboo

Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing evergreen grasses on the planet and it is also regarded as one of the most invasive.
Whether you want to build a planter box to contain your bamboo or to build a planter box from bamboo, keep reading!

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How to Make a DIY Wooden Planter Box the Easy Way

Wooden planter boxes are a great way to incorporate greenery into your space. Learn how to build a planter box from wood and some clever upcycling ideas.

how to fix sagging gazebo canopy
How to Fix Sagging Gazebo Canopy

With many types of gazebos, a sagging canopy is a common problem. There’s a surprisingly easy fix to this problem and it doesn’t require any tools or hard work.

how to build a hexagon gazebo roof
How to Build a Hexagonal Gazebo Roof

This post will guide you through the steps of building a great-looking hexagonal gazebo roof and surprisingly, it’s not as complicated as it might seem. 

how to make a gazebo cover
How to Make a Gazebo Cover

Time to replace your old, worn-out gazebo cover? You can make a gazebo cover at home without breaking the bank or requiring special DIY skills. Here’s how.

how to repair a gazebo frame
How To Fix A Broken Gazebo Frame (Easy Repair)

Fixing a broken gazebo can be very satisfying if you have the right tools and enjoy DIY projects. Read our top tips on how to repair a gazebo frame.

how to build an octagon gazebo roof
How to Build an Octagonal Gazebo Roof

This post will guide you through the steps of building a great-looking roof over your octagonal gazebo and it’s not as complicated as it might seem. 

how to build a gazebo roof
How to Build a Gazebo Roof

Building a gazebo roof may sound daunting but it may be easier than you think. With a little bit of planning, you can build a gazebo roof in less than a day.

old wood bench from railway sleeper
How To Make Garden Furniture From Railway Sleepers

Wondering how to make garden furniture from railway sleepers? Follow our step by step guide to making a rustic garden bench from durable wooden sleepers.

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How To Build A Tiered Plant Stand

Building your own garden furniture can be a great project. Learn how to build a simple wooden tiered plant stand with our step by step guide.

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How to Hang Gazebo Curtains Without Drilling

Whether you want to create more privacy, add shade or warmth, keep insects at bay or just like the look of gazebo curtains, they are a great investment.  Wondering how on earth to attach them to your gazebo?  Let’s find out!

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How to Build a Gazebo on a Deck

Want to have a place to relax and get a breath of fresh air? Why not build a gazebo on an existing deck? It’s a great option when you don’t want to ruin your garden or if you don’t have a wide flat section to place a gazebo on. One of the advantages of building […]

how to build a wooden gazebo attached to house
How to Build a Wooden Gazebo Attached to a House

Attaching a gazebo to your house is a great way to extend your living space. Here’s how to build a wooden gazebo attached to a house and get that extra space you’ve always dreamed of.

wooden green and white gazebo
How to Build a Rectangular Gazebo

Building a gazebo from scratch sounds like a lot of work, but it’s not that hard if you take it one step at a time. Here’s how to build a rectangular gazebo.

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How to Shingle a Gazebo Roof so It Lasts

Putting shingles on a gazebo roof is an easy job, this step by step guide shows you how to shingle a gazebo roof using regular asphalt shingles or more expensive cedar ones.

make cushions for garden furniture
How To Make Cushions For Garden Furniture

Replacing your cushions can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Let’s take a look at what you’ll need to know to make your own outdoor cushions.

make concrete garden furniture
How To Make Concrete Garden Furniture

Cement is very durable and can withstand weather conditions for a long time. Let’s take a look at how to create stunning concrete garden furniture at home.

DIY pallet sofa
How to Make Rustic Garden Furniture

From transforming reclaimed scaffold planks and wooden pallets to building benches from bed frames. Here’s how to make your own rustic garden furniture.

how to paint garden furniture
How to Paint Garden Furniture

Let us guide you through painting your furniture from start to finish, you’ll be wielding a paintbrush like a pro in no time!

how to make garden furniture covers
How to Make Garden Furniture Covers

Wooden furniture can decay, plastic fade, iron rust, and wicker dry out and crack. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn to make your own custom covers.

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Why Build a Trellis – 7 Easy & Affordable DIY Trellis Ideas

Why build a trellis you ask? If you’ve been shopping for one, you saw how overpriced they are. So here’s how to build a trellis for half the money.