Winter gardening is tough! Beat the blues with a few fun winter gardening projects for gardeners of all skill levels! Since you are here, check out a few of my other winter gardening ideas here.
1. Grow Fresh Ginger Indoors Ginger is a low-maintenance spice and doesn’t need much sun, making it perfect for growing indoors. It’s best to use ginger seeds from a gardening catalouge, but a ginger root from the grocery store will work just as well. This is the perfect project for a gardener who is itching to grow things during the winter!
3. Plant Growing Lamp Light up your room and your life with this awesome plant growing lamp from Sage Green Life. It’s a great tool that will help you grow plants indoors, while still allowing your greenery to get the necessary light and warmth from the lamp.
4. Birdseed Christmas Ornaments You’ll be bird watching all winter long, and the birds will never turn down a festive snack!
5. Wildlife Buffet If the birdseed doesn’t suit you, or you want to do both, put some oranges, cranberries and nuts in a bird bath and freeze it over! The birds will love their yummy snacks!
6. Grow a Lemon Tree Grow your own if life won’t give you any.
7. Self-watering Glass Planters Many herbs and spices thrive indoors during the winter time, and these DIY self-watering planters from Little Projectiles will make sure your herbs are the healthiest. Plus, with these, they practically grow themselves!
8. Fool-proof Guide to Growing Succulents This succulent growing guide from Garden Therapy will turn you into a succulent growing master. You’ll have your family and friends asking “How do you do it?”
9. Pebble Terrarium This pebble terrarium makes for a cute, easy to create gift idea, or even a unique home decor item. Either way, it will feel good for you to get your hands dirty again!
10. Plants That Grow Themselves This plant growing guide from Cooking Stoned gives gardeners all of the information needed to cultivate easy-to-grow plants. Plus, all of these can be grown from food scraps, which is a terrific way to save money.
11. Learn to Sprout Your Beans, Seeds and Grains With this incredible tutorial from Tasty Yummies, one can easily learn how to sprout your seed, bean, and grain seeds. Sprouting them yourself will ensure that you recieve maximum vitamins and minerals when it comes time to eat what you’ve grown.
12. Grow a Cocktail Garden Being an at-home bartender is where it’s at! Learn to grow your own mint (among other things) that make perfect drink accents for your next party.
13. Plant Markers Both adorable and functional, these do-it-yourself plant markers are the perfect way to differentiate between your home grown plants. Plus, isn’t it great to repurpose old and unused items in your home?
15. Thoroughly Plan for Spring Map out your garden to properly plan how many seeds, and what kind of spacing you will need to allow maximum growth. Plus, there are often deals on gardening supplies throughout the winter to help you save money. The early bird gets the worm, right?