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7 of the Most Popular Garden Club Trends from Pinterest

Renee Valdes
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Bulbs in flowerpots

Because Pinterest is a common go-to place for fun ideas and visual inspiration, we curated the most popular gardening pins from users of The Home Depot’s Garden Club Pinterest board. 

As you start contemplating your own space, these ideas can help your plan your dream garden. Saving time during the planning stages means more time for playing in the dirt.

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1. Gardening in flowerpots. Build your perfect container full of colorful flowers, ornamental grasses and other foliage. Flowerpots work well on the front stoop, a balcony or anywhere in your outdoor space.

Find out how to layer bulbs in pots for continuous spring blooms (this trick also works for summer blooms).

Other popular container gardening ideas on The Home Depot Garden Club Pinterest board include potting up colorful caladiums, flowerpots full of mosquito control using fragrant herbs, and container garden combinations for any season.


Paver path

2. Making a garden path. The beauty of garden paths is that they can take you on a journey or lead you to a destination. Constructing a garden path doesn’t need to take a whole weekend either. Here’s three garden path projects to get your imagination going. 


Gerbera daisies in a colander

3. Creating garden art. Making art in the garden may be as simple as reusing some old colanders from your kitchen and turning them into hanging baskets on your balcony or porch. Garden art is trendy because people enjoy spending more of their living time in their outdoor rooms and they’re decorating them as an extension of the indoors.


Summer porch decor before and after.

4. Glamming up your entryway. Whether you live in an apartment, bungalow or tiny home, everyone likes to make an entrance. Creating just the right statement at your entryway is the perfect way to set the stage.

Using decorative accessories, such as doormats, lanterns, window boxes, hanging baskets and flowerpots, is one way. Another way is a seating set, porch swing or rocking chair, depending on your space. Additionally, changing out your decor regularly for spring, summer, fall and holidays with accessories is part of the overall outdoor living trend.



5. Growing your own food. Whether you’re growing blueberries, tomatoes or whatever favorites you might prefer, gardeners want to grow fresh, organic fruits and veggies. They want to know and control exactly what goes into their food from soil to pest control. Plus, it can be more economical when you grow your own. 


The Ultimate Potting Bench | The Home Depot's Garden Club

6. Perfecting the space for potting. When you have a designated place for repotting plants, creating herb containers and flowerpots, it will give you not just a space for gardening but also a perfect place for organization. For urban gardeners, find a bench with shelving so you can use the top for growing. 

A potting bench can be created from an old piece of furniture or it can be something store-bought. You can even build one yourself as an easy DIY project. It can also be a dual-purpose potting bench, meaning you can use it for entertaining when you’re not gardening. 


Hose reel

7. Storing Garden Hoses. Don’t get hosed by the garden hose. Doesn’t everyone have a story about a leaky garden hose they left outside in the elements? And then there are the inevitable kinks you can never seem to get rid of. So it’s no wonder that easy garden hose reels and storage rank popular on Pinterest. 

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