More fun gardening projects from The Home Depot #DigIn

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot.

Now that mama’s gotten her gardening groove on and has been bitten by the gardening bug, I went on a mission to find new projects that the kids and I could do during the summer…yes school is almost out…be afraid, be very afraid! :)

The cool thing is that The Home Depot has a ton of projects for us to take on and now that I’ve conquered the container garden, I feel like I can move on to bigger things. Below are my top picks for yard projects this summer. You can find more ideas on Home Depot’s Apron Blog.

(As I was putting this list together, my kids were sitting over my shoulder saying “ooh, let’s do that!” so, if it got their ok then it made the list)

Creating a pathway of pavers or stepping-stones

We have an area in our side yard that needs a major overhaul. It’s where we put our recycled cans and containers and it’s just dirt, dirt, dirt. This project may need good ol daddy-o to help too, but that’s ok, it can be a family affair. You can can read more about creating a pathway here. I’ve embedded the how-to video below for you as well!

Building a raised gardening bed for veggies


I would absolutely love to start a veggie garden with the kids and with sun year round, I think we could get a pretty great one going to enjoy throughout the months. The kids have them at their schools and I think we need to have one at home. I have just the spot picked out and can’t wait to take this on! Check out Mama Kat’s Losing It’s raised garden bed project- she created one for her own #DigIn campaign and it turned out pretty awesome! (plus she is hilarious!)

How To Plant a Mailbox Garden

Mailbox Garden

We need this! The area around our mailbox is dreary, full of weeds and just overall not nice. My kids LOVE to check the mail (seriously they fight over it daily!) so I think they’ll also love to get in on this project to beautify “their” space. Our mailbox is located right on the street and one of the first things people see, so I think it’s time we make it pretty! Best of all, my husband will LOVE that I am the one doing the project, not him (so he can continue picking weeds)

So, what’s on YOUR list for your garden and yard this summer? Share in the comments below and find more great projects and advice at The Home Depot Garden Center!

photos courtesy of The Home Depot

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  1. We grow basil, chives, arugula and kale. It’s awesome to be able to just go out to the yard and pick some greens. Fortunately my mom has the green thumb because I don’t. We also have three bunnies so their quite happy about it too.

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