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12 DIY Garden Ideas – DIY Housewives Series

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Welcome to our monthly installment of our DIY Housewives Series! This month we are super excited because our theme is all about DIY garden ideas.

Garden Ideas that are super creative and DIY

If you already follow us – we are so happy to see you. Perhaps you are new to 2 Bees in a Pod – so glad that you have joined us. Each month we showcase our DIY talents and follow a particular theme to highlight a past project. The added bonus for you is that you get to view 11 other fabulous DIY projects from our talented design blogging friends. Let’s get started!

DIY Glass Etched Bottles

Not only was this a fun and easy project, it is also good for our planet. Recycle glass bottles of any kind – bright green and blue look the prettiest. Affiliate links included for your convenience. Simply using a stencil and etching cream you can create beautiful self-watering garden planter bottles.

This is especially perfect for when you are traveling out of town or live in a very hot area. Your plants will be watered while you are away.

  • Water your potted plants well.
  • Fill etched bottles with water.
  • Turn bottles upside down (one for each pot) and place the neck of the bottle into the soil.
  • As the soil dries, the bottle will begin to self-water your plants.

To learn how to easily etch the water bottles, please be sure to visit THIS post for all of the details.

Don’t forget to pin this to your favorite Pinterest board. We would love for you to follow us on  Pinterest too!DIY and design bloggers offer creative garden ideas.Now let’s see the other creative garden ideas!


  1. Maryann @ Domestically Speaking says:

    Love that vibrant green bottle – what a great idea!

  2. So many great gardening ideas in one place ladies! This etched glass project is definitely one of my favorites. I can’t wait to make something similar for my own garden. Thanks for sharing these great ideas. Hugs, CoCo

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