I transformed my garden on the cheap thanks to my quick & easy DIY project – my simple hack saved me thousands of pounds | The Sun

I transformed my garden on the cheap thanks to my quick & easy DIY project – my simple hack saved me thousands of pounds | The Sun

May 11, 2023

A WOMAN has revealed that she transformed her garden on the cheap thanks to a quick and easy DIY project.

The DIY whizz explained that she created her very own garden borders and thanks to a simple hack, she saved thousands of pounds on the project.

Posting on TikTok under the username @kjg_home, the woman gave a step-by-step tutorial of the makeover process. 

She said: “Our DIY borders for under £150!” 

The DIY fan first shared a clip of her garden, before she started the borders.

She explained: “We concreted in large fence posts every 4.8metres (around 60cm high) and smaller posts every 50cm.

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“We nailed a weed-proof membrane and a waterproof sheet to stop the wood rotting and give the appearance of back behind.”

The green-fingered woman then shared her clever hack that saved her thousands of pounds.

She noted: “HACK! Use treated roof batons (4.2m length). This saved us thousands.”

The gardening enthusiast then continued: “We used a nail gun to hold them in place on each vertical baton.

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“Use a couple of small pieces of MDF as spacers.

“For all of this, you need two of you working together.”

She revealed that they then: “Trimmed the tops of the fence posts.

“Used treated wood again for the tops (4.8m length).”

Once the nails were gunned into place, the woman got to painting.

She added “use instant grey stain” and concluded “DIY borders for £150!”

The woman then showed off her finished borders, which completely transformed and brought her garden to life.


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The woman’s clip has clearly impressed many, as it has quickly amassed a whopping 354.8k views.

It has 8,436 likes, 76 comments and 1,871 shares.

Social media users were left open-mouthed at the DIY job and were eager to praise the woman’s work in the comments. 

One person said: “Wow! Stunning.”

Another added: “Looks great.” 

A third commented: “I’m copying you, it looks fab!”

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Whilst someone else noted: “I've watched all your videos and LOVE your style!! A lot of Great ideas too!! Thank you for sharing.” 

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