13 Easy Fall DIY Projects

Chilly temps provide the perfect opportunity to tackle a variety of garden projects, large and small.

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Lay a Path

With chilly weather comes a perfect opportunity to tackle hardscaping projects, like creating a garden path. This pathway uses pea gravel instead of sand, swept between pavers.

Create a Fire Pit

There's no better occasion than chilly fall weather to inspire the creation of a fire pit. This one can be assembled on a weekend afternoon. Then make a canvas firewood tote to haul your kindling, DIY style.

Make a Seed Organizer

Make this clever chalkboard seed organizer to help you keep your seeds in order for spring planting.

Build a Cold Frame

A cold frame will allow you to grow vegetables even in the coldest months. Find out how to build one here.

Make a Plant Stand

Craft a tiny plant stand for the small gardener in your life.

Make a Potting Bench

Turn a thrift store find into a useful garden potting bench.

Create Cute Leaf People

Turn your fall leaves into something special: leaf people!

Remove a Stump

Ready for this garden eyesore to finally hit the road? Find advice for getting rid of a stump.

Make a Deck Planter

It's relatively easy to create this mod deck planter.

Terrace Your Yard

This Dan Faires video shows a quick and easy way to terrace your yard.

Create a Backyard Chessboard

Ahmed Hassan shows you how to create a backyard chessboard.

Make an Arbor

Create a stylish arbor with a pair of repurposed wooden doors.

Make a Bocce Court

Get blueprints and steps to create your own backyard bocce court.