5 Most Easy DIY Gardening Ideas for Home Decoration

There are many easy DIY gardening ideas that are budget friendly and can be made with waste material for home decoration. We can use simple techniques to create something new and useful from waste materials. These DIY gardening ideas will enhance the beauty of your house and the coming guests will definitely praise your home decoration skills. 

5 Most Easy DIY Gardening Ideas for Home Decoration:

The five most easy DIY gardening ideas for home decoration are as follows:

1. Simple Bulb Hanging Planter for Home Decoration: 

One of the easiest DIY gardening ideas is to use old bulbs for decorating your home. This idea is very simple and uses fewer materials.

Material Required:

  • Old bulbs (4)
  • Cutter
  • Screw driver
  • Rope
  • Hot glue gun
  • Old tree branch
  • Water
  • Money plant


  • Take four old bulbs, cut their side pins with the help of a cutter.

  • Break its seal and remove the filament with the help of a screw driver.
  • After removing the side pins and taking out the filament of the bulbs, wash them with water and let them dry.
  • Now take a rope and pass it through the side holes of the bulb and make knots so that you can make the bulb hang. Take a piece of rope and stick it on the upper side of the bulb circularly with the help of a hot glue gun.

  •  Using this method, prepare four hanging bulb planters. Take an old branch of a tree and make it hang by attaching a rope on its both sides. Hang the bulb planters with this hanging branch. 
  • Fill half of these hanging bulb planters with water and put money plant branches in it. 

2. Coconut Shell Planter (DIY Gardening Ideas): 

Simple planters can be made with coconut shells and can be mounted on any wall of your house, whether indoor or outdoor. These planters look beautiful and a must have for home decoration.

Material Required:

  • Coconut shells 3 (cut in half)
  • Sand paper
  • Brown furniture polish
  • Wooden sticks 6 (21 inch long and 1 inch wide)
  • Wooden bars 4 (3 inch wide and 1 inch long)
  • Nails
  • Hammer
  • Drill machine
  • Screws
  • Screw driver
  • Soil
  • Small-sized plants


Take three coconut shells cut them in half, and clean them with sand paper from inside and outside.

  •  Coat them with brown furniture polish and let them dry.

  • Take 3 wooden sticks (21 inch long and 1 inch wide); join them horizontally from upper and lower corner with two wooden bars (3 inch wide and 1 inch long)  using nails and a hammer. Polish these wooden sticks with wood polish. Using the same method, join the other three wooden sticks.

  • Make three holes at the bottom side (for extra water drainage) and one hole on one side (for mounting with the wall) of the coconut shell.
  • Attach one coconut shell on upper side of wooden sticks with the help of a screw. Similarly, attach one coconut shell in the middle and another shell on the bottom side of wooden sticks.

  • In this way, make another planter with coconut shells.

  • Attach these wood and coconut shell planters to any wall of your house using screws. Add soil and place any small plants in these planters.

3. Jute Planter for Home Decoration:

Another DIY gardening idea is to make a jute planter using any old round plastic container. This planter looks very elegant and can be placed on any shelf or table. 

Material Required:

  • Round plastic container
  • Jute rope
  • Iron hanger
  • Hot glue gun
  • Electric iron
  • Double-sided tape
  • Soil
  • Money plant


  • Take an old round plastic container and attach jute rope around it with a hot glue gun.

  •  Glue the lid of the container on the bottom side of the container.

  • Make 5-6 holes at the bottom side of the planter with electric iron for extra water drainage.

  • Take an iron hanger and shape it in the form of a heart with the help of a cutter. Attach jute rope with this heart shape using double-sided tape.

  • Add soil and small pebbles to the planter and place money plant in it. Rotate the money plant branches around the heart shape.

 4. Recycle Old Tire to use as a DIY Gardening idea:

Old waste tires can also be used for decorating your outdoor home area. This is a very simple and creative gardening idea. 

Material Required:

  • Old tire
  • Yellow metallic paint
  • Paint brush
  • Potted plant


  • Take an old waste tire and paint it with yellow metallic paint.
  • Hang it on any outdoor wall with the help of a screw and place a potted plant inside it.

5. Tin Cans DIY Gardening idea:

Another great home decoration idea is to utilize old empty tin cans as planters. This beautiful planter stand can be placed anywhere in your house and looks amazing.

Material Required: 

  • Old empty tin cans (10-12)
  • Two PVC pipes of length (20 inch)
  • Soldering iron
  • Screws
  • Plastic pot
  • Rock pieces
  • White cement and water mixture
  • Mesh net
  • Zip ties
  • Empty tin cans
  • Spray paint (different colors)
  • Drill machine
  • Soil
  • Flowering plants


  • Take two PVC pipes of the same length and make three holes on side of each pipe using soldering iron. Fit screws in these holes.

  • Take a rectangular plastic pot and place these pipes in it with the screw-side facing downward. Place large sized rock pieces in the pot and pour white cement and water mixture to fill the pot.

  • Take a piece of mesh net according to the length of PVC pipes and width of plastic pot and tie it with PVC pipes with the help of zip ties. Cut extra length of zip ties and paint mesh net with black spray paint.

  • Take some empty tin cans and drill one hole (for extra water drainage) at the bottom side and two holes (for tying with mesh net) on one side. Paint tins with spray paint of different colors, make small white dots, and let them dry. Pass zip ties through the side holes.

  • Add soil and pot any flowering plants in these tin cans. Now fit the tin planters to the mesh net with ties.

A beautiful standing planter is ready to place anywhere in your house and is a very good DIY gardening idea for home decoration.
All of the above listed DIY gardening ideas are super easy to make with waste materials. Try these crafts to decorate your home and give a feeling of freshness and coolness to your living space.

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