Garden Hose Wreath

Completed wreath, ready for hanging

Completed wreath, ready for hanging

I am amazed at what you can do with old garden hoses! Here is another project to make using a small garden hose of 25 to 50′ in length. Take a piece of hose including the nozzle end and roll it into a wreath shape, a size that will fit on your door.  Fasten it securely together with bark wire, a wire that is covered with a covering to look like bark. I get this at a craft store. Wind the ends around a pencil to mimic grapevine tendrils.

Wind the hose up and fasten with bark wire

Wind the hose up and fasten with bark wire

Then start adding your accessories. I used a trough, gardening gloves, a watering can, burlap, and a flower pot.  Attach firmly using the bark wire. I also made a loop on the back for hanging.

Add gardening paraphernalia

Add gardening paraphernalia

I finished it off with some burlap ribbon and wound some of the bark wire around the entire wreath. You are done! This will last for years.

This would also be fun using different colors of hoses, like yellow.

Garden Hoses

Garden Hoses (Photo credit: Adrian Maidment)

About thegardendiaries

Claire Jones is a landscape and floral designer and owner of Claire Jones Landscapes, LLC. She designs and helps people to create their own personal outdoor oasis and loves to write about her gardening failures and successes.
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6 Responses to Garden Hose Wreath

  1. Too cute. What a way to keep something else out of the landfill.


  2. Nancy Huey says:

    Good idea to try for my garden club’s Christmas party gift!


  3. Terry Davis says:

    This is the first DIY project I’ve seen that is one big ugly mess.


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