Putting up spaces for outdoor isn’t a small project, but it’s one that can improve your time in your yard. It will make it safe for kids and pets, and increase your home’s value. So don’t just put up a plain garden! Take it up a notch and make your home look more custom with our DIY backyard fence ideas! Details count in your garden as well as inside your home, so take the time to plan out spaces you will be proud to show off.
DIY Big Garden Projects to Support Outdoor Activities
Mini Grill Gazebo
For the ultimate in DIY outdoor garden projects, why not challenge yourself with this grill gazebo? It can be fully customized to include bench seats, lighting, built-in coolers, wine glass storage, and more. And it will accommodate most standard grill sizes, yet it’s compact enough to fit onto a small booth or patio.
Private Space Screen House
This stand-alone screen house is the perfect warm-weather hangout. Imagine the design possibilities you can create in this outdoor oasis! Make it a poolside cabana, an art studio or study, or just a place to reconnect with nature. An introvert will need this for sure.
Escape the bugs when entertaining friends and family with this DIY tent. This stand-alone screened-in structure is the perfect outdoor hangout for friends, family, or just some quiet solo time. Keep the doors tent open for a refreshing breeze in the fall or close them up in summer to keep mosquitoes at bay.
Arbor and Benches
Build this simple seating/planter/arbor project to create a quiet, private space in your yard or on a deck. It provides shade and comfort as well as a welcome screen from neighbors. You can install it on an existing patio or build it on your deck.
Kick your outdoor space up a notch with the addition of an elegant covered pergola. This project will keep you and your guests cool while creating a relaxing spot to spend hot summer days. Building it unattached to your house relieves the headache of matching up the new structure with the eaves of the house and moving any existing gutters.
If you think daybeds are only for the indoors—think again! This sunny spot is the best place to cozy up with a cup of morning coffee with your pet. It’s surprisingly simple to put together a daybed like this for your porch or patio. This simply covered daybed will keep you comfortable in any weather.