Summer has finally arrived officially today! The constant rain from this winter has wreak havoc on our gardens. If you’re looking to change a few things around or adding something new to your garden, here are some fun and cute ideas to try!

Do you have an old piece of furniture you can’t part with but don’t know what to do with it? Incorporate it into your garden.


Here are some creative garden ideas using pallets! You can build a regular flower or herb garden. You may even want to try building a table out of a pallet.

Source: Morning Chores

Learn how to build this cute table at Today’s Nest.










If you love plants but don’t have a lot of room. Go vertical! Here’s a cute vertical planter stand at Angela Marie Made that you can build. Paint it to add color to your garden.

Have you been updating the outside of your home and happen to replace your old shutters? Don’t throw them away. Here’s a great way to use those shutters to make a side table for your patio and add some more color to your backyard. (Source: Good Housingkeeping)

Love entertaining guests at your home? Think about expanding your bar into the garden. Here are two cute ideas to think about adding convenience to serving your invited guests this summer. The first one is by Live Laugh Rowe.

Source: A Burst of Beautiful

After entertaining guests with your new outdoor garden bar, you can use those wine bottles to build bird feeders. This would be a fun project to do with the kids. It’s easy to do and fun for the kids. Learn the step-by-step process at Elizabeth Joan Designs.

If you’re planning to spend a lot of time outside on the patio or in the garden, bugs can become an annoyance specially during the evening hours. Here is a recipe for making citronella candles by Good Housekeeping.

Another cool idea using pallets to accent your garden by Funky Junk Interiors. Use old wood or purchase new to build this pathway through your garden by Funky Junk Interiors.

Here’s a great use of space. Build a planter box with a trellis to brighten up your patio or any corner of your yard. This would look lovely with vine plants. You can view the plans at Frugal with a Flourish.

Sprucing up your garden adds curb appeal to your home whether you’re planning to entertain guests or sell your home. Nothing sells a home more than a cute garden. If you’re looking to sell your home in the Maple Valley and surrounding communities, contact us today! Our complimentary staging and strategic plan will help you reach your real estate goals.