Plastic PVC pipe can be used to create a variety of interesting and useful things in the garden and landscape. PVC pipe is lightweight, inexpensive, versatile and sturdy. Try some of these DIY PVC projects in your garden this weekend.
1: Pvc Chicken Feeder
2: Tomato Cage
Forget about those flimsy wire tomato cages sold at garden supply center to support your tomato plants. They can’t do the job very well and must be replaced every couple of years. Use this PVC pipe idea to build a tomato cage that will last for years and support all your tomato plants.
3: Sleeve Planters
Use short lengths of PVC pipe to elevate your short flowers to new heights. Place a length of pipe in the ground, fill with soil and plant a flower. Easy and attractive way to use leftover pieces of PVC pipe.
4: Chicken Pen
Combine this project with number 1 for 2 PVC projects that will keep your backyard chickens happy, safe and well-fed. Some PVC pipe and nylon of wore mesh can be fashioned into a safe and movable pen for chickens or turkeys.
5: Fold-Down Greenhouse
This is a must-do for all gardeners. A simple, yet very effective fold down greenhouse that utilizes a lean-to style. This DIY PVC project uses plastic pipe and sheeting to create a fold down greenhouse that will protect tender garden plants from the elements.
6: Tomato Shelter
If you grow tomatoes for market (or are planning too) this unique Pvc shelter idea will enable you to grow bigger and more tomatoes. Sheltered from the harsh elements, this shelter allows just the right amount of sun light and rain to come through to the tomato plants.
7: DIY Pvc Birdfeeder
This PVC project will make you the envy of the neighborhood. Quick and easy to make, these DIY bird feeders will keep your feathered friends well-fed and add a touch of whimsy to your landscape. Make several of these so you’ll have plenty to share with friends.
8: Garden Irrigation System
Use PVC pipes and a water hose to create an inexpensive irrigation system for your raised bed garden. No more carrying water, no more wasted water from overhead sprinklers, this irrigation system puts the water right where its needed.
9: Hose Caddy
This is one of those DIY projects you’ll wish you had discovered sooner. This easy-to-make PVC hose caddy lets you rolls the garden hose around your landscape without having to lift and pull on it.
10: Planters for Succulents
11: PVC Water Gun
Here’s one for the kids (or the kid at heart). A simple to make water gun will provide hours of fun for very little cost. A great way to cool off in the hot summer. Find the details at Instructables.
12: Strawberry Planter Tower
Easy to make, easy to plant, easy to harvest. What could be better than that for aspiring strawberry growers? These PVC planter towers allows you to grow an abundance of strawberries in a small space.
13: Aquaponic Garden
14: Child’s Sprinkler
More fun on a hot day than a barrel of monkeys! This easy-to-build Pvc child’s sprinkler idea will provide a summer or two of water fun for minimal cost.
15: PVC Greenhouse
If you thought a greenhouse was to expensive for you to own, think again. Use these greenhouse plans to build your own large and productive greenhouse in your own backyard. PVC pipe, plastic sheeting and some shelving is all that’s needed for this functional and attractive greenhouse.
16: Garden Hoop House
Extend your vegetable growing season by starting early and ending late with this protective hoophouse. Use lengths of plastic tube to create semi-circles over your garden plot, then cover with plastic sheeting as needed to protect tender garden plants.
17: PVC Watering Grid
Create this watering grid to water large areas of your lawn or garden without wasting one drop of water.
18: Corn and Bean Planter
Stop bending and stooping when planting your corn and beans with this unique planter. Easy to make and it will save a lot of wear and tear on the knees and back.
19: Garden Stakes
Several garden vegetable and tall growing flowers need to be staked to keep them off the ground. Cut just the right lengths of PVC for the job, sharpen one end and drive it into the ground for stability. Get the details at Instructables.
20: Raised Bed Cover