The season of spring has finally arrived. It’s the time of year when trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming and birds fly from tree to tree chirping in delight. You might take long walks in nature, welcoming the beauty of spring. But you may be spending time in your front or backyard, doing some gardening! If you want to bring an essence of spring into your garden, then why not try adding some lovely spring outdoor decorations to it? We’re here to help you out. So, make sure to take a look through these 30 garden decorations for spring to find some inspiration for your own backyard!
1. A Welcome Sign – Reuse an Old Fence
Perhaps you have some parts of your old fence in your garden shed, which you have been meaning to throw out. Instead of taking it out to the trash, coat it in a new layer of paint. Attach a small wooden sign to it on which you write “welcome.” Since we are talking about spring outdoor decorations, make sure to add a few artificial flowers to it, for that true spring vibe. Attach this part of your old fence to one of the outer walls of the house, to welcome any guests, as well as the season.
2. Birdhouses and Feeders – A Kind Idea
Make sure that all the birds in your neighbourhood have a safe place to sleep in! Create some birdhouses or birdfeeders for them out of old and unused kettles! Attach the bottom of the kettles to wooden panels and fill them with straw and hay. You will be able to place the wooden panels holding the kettles on the walls of your house, just like in the example above.
3. A Pretty Planter – Garden Decorations for Spring
There are so many objects you can create planters or pots out of! For example, a watering can is just one of them! Instead of throwing out your old can, fill it up with soil and plant your choice of flowers in it! You will be able to place this on your front door as a piece of lovely decor.
4. A Burst of Yellow – A Bicycle Planter
Now here is an idea perfect for anyone who has an old bicycle at home, but wants to throw it out. Instead of placing it in the trash, salvage it and reinvent it. Firstly, you will have to coat it in a layer of paint. We recommend yellow. After all, yellow is the colour of sunshine and positivity and the season of spring is all about that! Then use the front basket of the bike as a planter for flowers, pouring in some soil, and afterwards planting your favourite seasonal flowers in it!
5. A Shower of Flowers – Spring Outdoor Decorations
Here’s another idea on how to salvage something old, which you might not be using anymore. We’re talking about a garden hose! Wrap the hose around a pot or basket of flowers, and place its head above them. If you attach some beads to the head, it will appear as if water was pouring out of it! This showering of the flowers is an easy and fun idea to create!
6. Topsy Turvy Pots – A Birdbath on Top
We’re sure that you’ve heard of topsy turvy pots. It’s a fun way of arranging pots in your garden, which will help in sprucing it up. Instead of using the top of the topsy turvy pots as a planter for flowers, place a bowl on it, which you can create a birdbath out of, by pouring some water in it.
7. Unbelievable Umbrellas – Garden Decorations for Spring
As we have mentioned before, there are so many ideas for how to create unique and interesting planters. Here’s an unbelievable idea incorporating umbrellas! All you need to do is cut your umbrellas into half and fixate them on your fences, upside down, with the top of the umbrella opened. This is where you will have to pour the soil and plant your flowers. By the end, you should have some stunning new planters decorating your fence!
8. Home, Sweet Home – Cute and Beautiful
Check out this amazing and inexpensive garden decor idea, which only involves three pots! Before planting anything in your pots, paint over them and from smallest to largest pot write “home, sweet home” on them. Allow them to dry, then you can plant your choice of seasonal spring flowers in them. The finishing touche involves placing the pots on top of each other, which will make it easy to read out the famous quote “home, sweet home”.
9. Plastic Bottles Planters – Outdoor Spring Decorations
If you’re searching for a cheap idea on how to perk up your garden for spring, then make sure to take a glance at this look! Use plastic bottles as planters for your flowers. All you need to do is cut off one of the sides of the plastic bottle, which will give you space for planting and growing flowers. Then pull strings through both sides of the bottles, allowing you to hang them from the ceiling of your terrace.
10. Reclaimed by Nature – Gorgeous and Stylish
Do you have any furniture, such as desks or drawers you were planning on throwing out? Instead of doing that, coat it in some bright paint, and use the drawers as planters. Pull them out, fill them with soil and plant all sorts of herbs, flowers or climbing plants in them! Your furniture will look magical and as if it has been reclaimed by Mother Nature.
11. Farmhouse Vibes – Reclaimed Wood Potholder
Are you thinking about bringing a farmhouse ambience to your garden? You can easily achieve this by using reclaimed wood for some decorations. For example, you might decide on creating a potholder out of reclaimed wood.
12. Cool Colanders – Garden Decorations for Spring
Use old kitchen utensils for decorating up your garden for spring! Colanders will make a fantastic addition to your garden. Fill them with soil and plant a selection of herbs and flowers in them. You can hang them up from your fence or the ceiling of your porch.
13. Marvellous Mason Jars – Colourful and Vibrant
Maybe you wanted to find a simple decor idea for your spring garden, which will add a burst of vibrance to it. This is when mason jars come in handy! Coat them each in a layer of paint, each one can be different, a sunny yellow, turquoise or pastel pink. Then place them all around your garden, using them as vases for flowers.
14. Rain Boots – Adorable Spring Outdoor Decorations
Trying to find an alternative to a vase? Why not use a pair of rain boots, to place your favourite seasonal flowers in? Fill them with water and find a place in the garden where you can place them.
15. An Old Chair – Getting Creative
You can always give this idea a try if you have an old chair! Take the seat off of it, replacing it with a container. Pour soil into the container, then you’re ready to plant some springtime flowers in it! This is an easy yet stunning idea for the season!
16. Reinventing a Car Tire – Garden Decorations for Spring
There are a lot of ways you can reinvent an old car tire! You might decide on using it as a planter for flowers in your garden! Cover it in a shade of beautiful paint, then hang it from one of of the branches of your trees. Then plant some seasonal flowers in it and even consider placing a garden gnome in it!
17. Welcoming Your Guests – Easy and Simple
Here is an easy and cute idea for your front yard! Create a box filled with spring flowers and attach a sign above it which reads “welcome.” Now all you need to do is place it in your front yard, next to your pathway leading to your front door!
18. A Tea-rific Teacup – Made from Tires
While we have mentioned using tires for planters, here is another fabulous idea! Place two car tires on each other, paint over them, adding some sort of cute pattern as well, such as polka dots. You can place a “handle” on the tires, helping create the image of a teacup! You can use the tires as a planter!
19. Creating Containers – Spring Outdoor Decorations
Do you have any large containers in your garden, such as rainwater containers? It’s time to spruce them up a little, and give them a new look! Paint them in vibrant colours and even draw faces on them, such as in the example above!
20. Adorable Wooden Box – Rustic and Stunning
Bring a rustic essence into your garden with this easy garden decor item! A great idea would be to coat a wooden box in paint and use it as a planter for flowers! You can place these anywhere in your garden.
21. Pots with Legs – Incredible and Imaginative
A unique way of decorating your garden is by using special pots! For example, you can purchase pots which have legs. You can grow all your favourite plants in these pots.
22. A Vintage Birdcage – Garden Decorations for Spring
Another creative way of decorating your garden for spring is to use birdcages as planters. Birdcages are a unique way of adding gorgeous ornaments to your garden. When they overflow with flowers and herbs, they will look amazing! You can hang these from your fence or from the roof of your house.
23. Hanging Wine Bottles Planters – Romantic and Whimsical
Maybe you like the idea of using empty wine bottles for garden ornaments? If so, check out this idea! You can grow some sorts of ivy or climbing plants inside of the bottles. Hang the bottles from tree branches. This will not only look stunning, but it will allow the plants to climb up towards the tree!
24. Hanging Vases – Spring Outdoor Decorations
There are numerous ways to use mason jars in your garden for spring decorations. You will have to stick metal poles into your garden’s ground, which have hooks on them. Attach mason jars to these hooks, in which you pour a bit of water. Then you can place bouquets of flowers in them for a stunning and summery vibe. This is a perfect way of adding ornaments to both sides of your garden path.
25. A Flow of Flowers – Inspirational and Original
Create a small river of flowers in your garden! You will need to lay down a clay vase or pot in your garden, tilting it to its side. Fill this pot or vase with soil, planting some flowers inside of it as well as planting flowers outside in a line. This will create the image of a pot overflowing with flowers and turning into a river of blossoming florals.
26. A Simple Arrangement – For Your Porch
How about arranging a few items on your front porch to welcome spring with? This might consist of a few wooden boxes stacked on each other, maybe placing a watering can on top which is used as a vase for flowers. Also, paint the word “spring” on a wooden plank for that additional springtime atmosphere.
27. Pretty in Purple – Garden Decorations for Spring
Are you considering adding a purple element to your spring garden? A simple way of doing this is by adding a bench to your backyard, which you coat in a layer of violet. You can use this bench for placing ornaments on, for example, some garden statues, baskets or pots of flowers. It’s an easy way of adding colour while making it a small sanctuary of decorative elements.
28. Golf Ball Ladybugs – Cute and Creative
Do you have any golf balls at home, which you don’t use anymore? Transform them into ladybugs with red and black paint. Then simply place them in various parts of your garden beds, as small hidden pieces of decor.
29. Hanging Planters – Colour in a Rainbow
Perhaps you are in search of the right sort of planters for your garden. Ones which add a burst of colour to your garden, but you can place them on your garden fence. Why not get yourself a set of hanging planters, which have hooks attached to their backs, allowing you to place them on any fence or railing? Then you can paint them in a variety of colours, giving them a happy vibe!
30. Create a Birdfeeder – Spring Outdoor Decorations
Keep the birds in your neighbourhood satisfied! Create a bird feeder for them using an old tea set! Attach a teacup to a tree or a table in your garden, which you fill with seeds. Above it, you can place a teapot, as if it were pouring out the seeds for the birds! This is definitely an adorable idea!
There is a variety of ways to get your garden ready for any season, including with some spring outdoor decorations. Make sure to check out our collection of summer garden decorations as well!