I literally can’t wait for summer to get here. I want put on shorts and flip flop everyday. I want to drink my morning coffee on the porch. I want to play in the dirt. I want to go swimming. I’m just ready! How about you?

With that in mind I wanted to share a bucket load of garden ideas in this week’s Very Pinteresting.

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So make yourself cozy and get ready for some wonderful garden inspired ideas!

For the details and more information about each of these projects, click the link below each picture and you will be directed the appropriate site.

Love this idea from my pal Jen over at Notes from the Heartland. 

She made Garden Markers from orange juice concentrate lids!

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Garden Markers via Notes from the Heartland

Probably one of my favorite shed transformations. The brilliant Donna of Funky Interiors transformed a lack luster building into a mini haven. Her ‘junky’ touches make it completely unique and beautiful!

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Shed Overhaul via Funky Junk Interiors

I actually really need/want on of these! A moveable, green gate! Genius! 

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Movable Green Gate via Southern Living

This is actually one of my own creations, a living wreath I created a few years ago. 

I think I may give it a try again this year! 

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This is another planting project I want to try someday. A sphere made from succulents.

My only concern about this is I need a place to put it inside during the winter. Ideas?

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Succulent Sphere via Drought Smart Plants

Another great use for a pallet! Loving this sunny yellow garden wall from the uber talents of 

Melissa at The Inspired Room

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Pallet Garden via The Inspired Room

Too cute! I love using odd things to plant flowers. This bread tin is just perfect!

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Bread Box Container Garden via BHG

Need some height in your garden? Add a ladder! This is perfect. And I love that birdhouse. 

This is idea comes from Carlene of Organized Clutter Queen

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A Ladder in the Flowers Via Organized Clutter Queen

I’ve always adored this idea for an alternative window box. 

I saw it in MS Living a couple years ago and have always wanted to give it a try!

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Window Box Alternative via Martha Stewart

Have an old claw foot tub laying around? Need a fabulous outdoor coffee table?

Then this idea is for you! What a conversation piece.

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Bathtub Planter via the Garage Sale Gal

This is another project on my to do list, Hypertufa. 

I just love this orbs and I’m hoping to make a planter someday too!

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Hypertufa Balls via It’s Not Work, It’s Gardening

This is just amazing! It’s a little potting bench made from pallets! Just awesome.

My favorite parts are the pop of yellow, aqua and green. I want this!! 

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Pallet Bench via Beyond the Picket Fence

More succulents! How cute, right? A wreath made of pots, planted with succulents. 

I freaking adore it!

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Succulent Pot Wreath via Bees Knees Bungalow

An impressive use of galvanized tubs. I especially like the little feet on these! 

I’ve never seen that done with a tub before. Too cute and so practical.

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Galvanized Wash Tubs via iVillage

 Seriously, confession time, my house doesn’t have house number. 

This would be such a cute idea and would add a fun pop of color!

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Three Tiered Planter via Positively Splendid

 How cool is this! A living picture.

And I could defiantly find a spot for this inside during the winter months. 

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A Living Picture via BHG

Instead of adding seasonal color with flowers, add year long color with pots! 

These are paint cans painted fun colors and hung on a balcony. So fun!

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Paint Pails via Poppy Talk

Yes, like many others, I want chickens some day. 

I thought this chicken coop was so unique and dual functioning with it’s colorful rooftop garden.

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Rooftop Garden Chicken Coop via Sunset

I’m head-over-flipflops for this front porch. Be sure to click the link to see more pictures of this space. 

It’s welcoming, homey and vintage! I just love it!

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Bucket Planters and Entry Way via LaurieAnna’s

Don’t have a big yard for a garden? No problem! 

Attach gutters to your house for a space saving way to a delicious garden!

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Vertical Gutter Garden via Juneau Empire

I don’t know about you, but mosquitos love me and I don’t love them I’m going to have to try incorporating some of these mosquito repelling plants into my garden this year. 

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Mosquito Repelling Plants via One King Lane

Okay, one more succulent project. Isn’t this great!?

Another use for a vintage crate. I’m loving the checker board pattern.

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Soda Crate Succulents via casasugar 

This is another super cute project from Melissa of The Inspired Room. It’s a little mini garden.

So sweet. I just love it!

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Fairy Garden via The Inspired Room

And last, but certainly not least, check out this path my dear friend Donna of Funky Junk Interiors       made out of pallets! Love, love love. 

Be sure to click this link too as she shares her entire yard loaded with garden ideas! 

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Pallet Walkway via Funky Junk Interiors

That its folks! What do you think? Feeling inspired? Ready to get outside? What garden projects are on your to do list?

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Previous ‘Very Pinteresting’ posts can be found here:

Ideas for the Garden

Twenty Sangria Recipes

Thrity Unique Burger Recipes

For the Love of Yellow



Pasta, Pasta, Pasta


Delicious Dips


Slow Cooker Meals

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  • Anonymous at

    I love all your creative planting ideas for succulent! However, be sure to actually leave them outside for the winter, even in a cold climate. Most succulents need a dormant period. I leave mine out in snowy, cold Michigan and they do great!

  • Racking Systems at

    OOooo the pot plant wreath is amazing!!!! Also loving the step-ladder shelves, the pot plants inside the shelf and the old bathtub 🙂 My granddad has an old toilet in his garden with plants in, doesn’t have quite the same appeal hehe!

  • Tam at

    Great ideas… thanks for sharing. I’m your newest follower! Blessings!

  • Jen@Notes From the Heartland at

    Thanks for the shout out Michael. As always, I adore you and your ideas….this is a fabulous collection and makes me pine for summer even more!!!

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