We couldn’t be happier that summer has reared its head. Quite simply, we’re itching to get out there and embrace the great outdoors. If your crafty digits are green-fingered too, why not merge the two together in honour of National Gardening Week? Here we share nine ways for you to enjoy this week, in true Homemaker style…
Make a hammock pillow, because why not?
Made a hammock? Got a hammock? Make it super comfy with a gorgeous gingham pillow.
Stitch bohemian bunting to celebrate good times
A garden is always improved with colourful bunting hanging from the trees.
These free printables will totally transform a garden party
Evermine has lots of pretty designs for you to create a cohesive look at your garden gathering.
Pick flowers from the garden to make a summery cake display
These cakes would look pretty boring without the edible flowers that so wonderfully adorn them.
Actually understand the terminology
Not the best when it comes to gardening jargon? Discover this green-fingered glossary from The Balcony Gardener.
Upcycle a picnic hamper and fill it with naughty food
Reinvent a basic picnic hamper to your specifications and enjoy your food al fresco.
Set the mood with flickering lights
Transform old tin cans into gorgeous lanterns, which would look lovely strewn around the garden.
Admire our herb illustrations
Let National Gardening Week inspire you to start a herb garden, or at least revel in our fab free download. Either-or.
Make the best garden chair ever
Turn two tyres into a stunning seat for your outside space. It's the perfect way to enjoy your surroundings, is it not?
Will you be adding a crafty touch to your garden this week? Let National Gardening Week inspire you!