5 Easy Gardening Projects to Tackle on Earth Day
Get your hands dirty (and save the planet) this Earth Day.
Recognized by nearly 200 countries, Earth Day is our chance to show our appreciation for the planet we live on and ensure it has a long-lasting future. You can celebrate in several ways, like donating to or volunteering for your favorite environmental organization, vowing to eat all organic foods or simply spreading the word on environmental issues.
At HGTV, we celebrate with a slew of inspiring outdoor projects you can do to show your love for our planet. So put on your gardening gloves and try our five favorite projects for Earth Day and beyond.
Upcycled Wood Planters
Plant your favorite flowers in a DIY planter made from old wood pallets.
Make It: Pallet Planter
Flower Seed Bombs
Your kids will love helping with this project, and all you need is scrap paper and seeds.
Care for Animals
Encourage birds to come to your yard with a DIY bird feeder made with an embroidery hoop.
Make It: Globe-Shaped Bird Feeder
Many people don't compost because they think it's too difficult, but it's actually quite easy.
Plant a Vegetable Garden
You can plant a vegetable garden whether you live in a rural or urban setting.