10 Budget-Friendly Buys You Didn't Know You Needed for Your Garden

Upgrade your outdoor space with these beautiful and functional finds under $50.

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March 08, 2021

It's no secret that it takes a lot of time and patience to cultivate the perfect garden. Even after installing those raised beds, sowing neat rows of vegetables, adding an idyllic wood trellis or laying down a flagstone path, you might still feel like there's something missing or like there's room for improvement.

The good news? We're stepping in with 12 beautiful and budget-friendly products that will help you put those finishing touches on your dream garden. Scroll on to shop our favorite signs, chimes and more for under $50.

If you love the sound of falling rain, amplify the ambiance by replacing your traditional downspout with this patina rain chain. The wide, lotus-style cups will collect the rainwater and send it cascading away from your house, making a symphony out of every April shower.

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Show off your carefully-planned flower beds or stone walkway with help from these beautiful solar-powered garden stakes. Each recycled glass sphere features painterly petals and colorful brushstrokes for you to admire during the day and channels the sun's rays into a gentle glow at night.

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Attract monarchs, swallowtails and other lovely winged creatures to your garden with help from this adorable butterfly biome. The simple A-frame structure consists of a fold-down feeding station and five hibernating partitions to provide for your tiny visitors in every season. It also comes with a handy identification guide, so you and your family can keep track of all the different types.

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Brighten your block and send the neighbors some love and support from afar with this encouraging flag that says, "We're All In This Together." The pale pink material is crafted from weather-resistant woven polyester, so it won't fade any time soon and can be purchased separately or with the stand.

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If you really want to keep your spare key a secret, skip the welcome mat and hide your key in a real rock in your garden. Thanks to its all-natural exterior, this clever container will blend right in with your landscaping, while a rubber stopper on the bottom conceals your key from passersby.

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You and the bees will both benefit from this little item. Add an artistic element to your outdoor space and keep your hard-working pollinators hydrated with this colorful glass orb. The textured surface is designed to catch and hold water from the hose, offering bees a quick drink as they head to and from the hive.

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Instead of calling after your family and friends to shut the gate behind them, let this sophisticated sign do the talking. The front features block letters, curved edges and floral details on an ivory background to give the aluminum plate all the charm of an antique, while the back includes hooks for hanging.

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Watch your plants and your mood perk right up every time you break out this cheerful rainbow watering can. We love how the balanced, sculptural shape elevates the everyday tool and turns it into a work of art, complete with muted bands of pink, purple, red and yellow.

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An afternoon of pulling weeds and planting flowers will feel therapeutic with a little ambient music. See for yourself by hanging these enchanting copper wind chimes from your patio. Concentric circles interrupted by tiny bells will catch every breeze and release relaxing notes while you work.

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Encourage all the local birds to build their nests in your backyard by hanging this steel globe from your porch. You'll want to fill the sphere with scraps of cotton or wool just to get them started, and then sit back and watch as your feathery friends take off with what they need. And in the winter? You can swap the fabric for a seed ball to feed the birds flying south.

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