15 Earth Day Projects For The Home And Garden

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Are you interested in doing something around your home to help celebrate Earth Day? Truth be told, every day is Earth Day, and there are a variety of ways that you can be environmentally friendly and be as productive as possible. There are many Earth Day projects you may want to do as a DIY project to enhance your home and garden.

Some of the Earth Day projects you can do involve using items like pine cones to making a DIY composter. Of course, you can even make whimsical items too to add some pizazz to your yard or garden. The idea with earth friendly projects is to find ways to create natural solutions, and even to upcycle trash discards into new and purposeful treasures.

Here, we have complied a list of some productive Earth Day projects you might want to make for your home and garden. Happy Earth Day, every day!

1. Pine Cone Fairies

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photo by ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com

Materials – pine cones and art supplies
Estimated Cost – cheap
Difficulty – easy

2. Urban Homestead Garden

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photo by instructables.com

Materials – wood boards, nails or screws, and potting soil or compost
Estimated Cost – cheap
Difficulty – easy

3. DIY Watering Can From a Plastic Milk Jug

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photo by makezine.com

Materials – plastic milk jugs
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

4. Recycled Scoop

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photo by instructables.com

Materials – plastic jut or bottle
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty –  easy

5. DIY Mini Milk Jug Greenhouses

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photo by urbanorganicgardener.com

Materials – plastic milk jugs and potting soil or compost
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

6. A TOTE-ally easy way to help the Earth

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photo by instructables.com

Materials – fabric pieces and a sewing machine or needle and thread
Estimated Cost – cheap
Difficulty – easy

7. Solar Thermal Water Heater For Less Than Five Dollars

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photo by green-trust.org

Materials – some lumber, a glass panel, nails or screws, and a used refrigerator
Estimated Cost – cheap to average
Difficulty – easy

8. Make Garden Art Toadstools

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photo by empressofdirt.net

Materials – wooden bowl and a wood branch
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

9. DIY Eggshell Planters

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photo by ahealthylifeforme.com

Materials – used egg shells and potting soil or compost
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

10. Double-Decker Drum Composter

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photo by instructables.com

Materials – two 55-gallon food grade barrels, various lumber, and metal rods
Estimated Cost – cheap to average
Difficulty – moderate

11. Upcycled Barrel Planter

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photo by designsponge.com

Materials – wooden barrel, scrap wood, and nails or screws
Estimated Cost – cheap
Difficulty – easy

12. Start a Compost Heap

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photo by apartmenttherapy.com

Materials – kitchen scraps
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

13. Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder

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photo by moffattgirls.blogspot.com

Materials – cardboard toilet paper tube, peanut butter, and bird feed
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

14. Pine Cone Bird Feeders

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photo by makeandtakes.com

Materials – pine cones, peanut butter, and string
Estimated Cost – very cheap
Difficulty – easy

15. Rain Barrel Irrigation

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photo by instructables.com

Materials – 55-gallon food grade barrel and plumbing parts
Estimated Cost – cheap to average
Difficulty – easy

Do you have any Earth Day projects for the home and garden that are simply amazing. We would love to see any ideas you have.


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