Garden Crafts Made From Wood or Sticks
Draw up some plans to create a homemade trellis. Collect twigs, sticks or vines to assemble your trellis. Homemade, diy trellis’ are cheap because you can collect you saplings, willows, vines etc.
Predrill twigs and sticks to prevent splitting before driving the screws into the wood. If you plan on using your trellis for beans and peas you might want to keep your design simple to remove your dead plants at the end of the year.
Climbing Arbor Trellis:
Fan Garden Trellis:
Creating a fan trellis as garden crafts made from wood or sticks simple. Find 5 branches that are the same length. Use screws to brace branches across the back of the fan to keep the fan stable.
Pre-drill your holes to prevent splitting of your branches before driving the screws into the wood.
Wooden Scarecrow Men:
Using some creativity put together your own wooden scarecrow men.
Simple pieces of wood and branches make up the head, hat, body and arms.
Scrap pieces of tin can be cut to make the brim of the hat, buttons and eyes.
Let you imagination run wild.
Willow Furniture are one of my favorite outdoor furnishings. There are plenty of building plans online to get you started.
Although, sometimes just looking at some of the free sources out there gives you plenty of direction for your own creative works of art.
Willow bends pretty easily so you can be very creative!
Books on Making Willow Furniture:
Cedar Garden Man:
A cedar log and some old junk lying around the garage can be made into a man for your garden or deck. Just look around, I am positive you can find something to interest you.
Hopefully, I have inspired you to get out and try to create your own garden crafts made from wood or sticks!