These gardening craft ideas are sure to plant a seed for great backyard fun.
A pint-size plot lets kids try their hand at planting.
This grass creature makes a fun first-time gardening project while bringing a little bit of spring into your home.
Welcome spiders to your garden with this bead-adorned tribute, which will catch the sun (and your eye!) when hung from an eave or a low-hanging branch.
For some amazing gazing, plant an assortment of these metallic orbs in your garden.
Turn ordinary rocks into homes for the tiny, magical creatures that live in your garden.
Your indoor gardener may not get your "bad hair day" jokes, but the fun of this grassy-haired friend won't be lost on him. Like a Chia Pet, the project requires just a sprinkling of seeds, a bit of sun, and a few drops of patience.
Bone up on botany and save some mementos of summer by pressing plant leaves and petals.
These handmade envelopes are a fun and creative way to save seeds for next year's garden.
Turn foam practice golf balls into this cheeky caterpillar.
Use an inexpensive grapevine wreath and a flowerpot saucer to create a refreshing spot for feathered friends.
Create a bright, verdant cottage from kitchen sponges and grass seed.
Turn ordinary rocks into a colorful, interactive art-and-building set for your kids.
Spoon-feed your winged neighbors with this homemade birdseed dispenser.
A recycled picture frame turns favorite blooms into objets d'art.
These helpful row-marking insects appear to be standing guard above your tender garden seedlings.
Use the seeds from a summer melon to make this back-to-nature necklace.
If it feels like spring's taking too long to sprout, liven up a winter windowsill by making this mini greenhouse.
This project is perfect for elves of all ages: the Sculpey clay is easy to shape into creepy critters, small signs, and other adorable plant markers.
Tomato plants love the sun, so even if you plant them upside down, they'll find their way to the light. For a fun family project, give it a try and see for yourself.
Transform scrap paper into greeting cards that will sprout pretty wildflowers when planted -- a great gift and a hands-on lesson in conservation.
Nothing spruces up house more than an indoor garden. So here we offer a handful of projects that are easy to create and care for. Most, in fact, can be put together with materials you probably already have around the house.
This free-form trellis -- made of garden stakes and painted by hand -- gives veggies and vines a colorful place to climb.
Make your own collection of colorful gemstones from ordinary rocks and crayons.
This tabletop Zen rock garden lets kids display a collection of souvenirs from their summer travels.
The Very Hairy Caterpillar
High-Stake Gazing Balls
Painted Rock Gnome Homes
Preserve Backyard Flowers
Easy Wreath Birdbath
Little Grass House
Painted Rock Playset
Backyard Bird Feeder
Still Life With Flowers
Spring in a Bottle
Plantable Greeting Cards
Rainbow Garden Trellis