Our favorite DIY patios, paths, trellises, planters, fountains, and more

Sunset  – May 20, 2009 | Updated August 13, 2019

As anyone who watches home and garden television can attest, DIY garden projects can often be a challenge: they take planning, hard work, and a really, really good sense of humor. But once they’re finished, there’s no beating that sense of accomplishment. Some projects can be knocked out by yourself in a few hours, and some will definitely require bringing in the pros (or bribing your friends with pizza and beer). Here are dozens of our favorite DIY garden projects that really prove that with enough determination, anything is possible—no matter your skill level.