This wooden balcony bar is an instant urban garden upgrade and it’s easy to make with Dremel

Urban Garden

Transform even the smallest of outdoor spaces, whether balcony, patio or terrace, into an urban garden to be proud of. If you’re living in a city, even the smallest space can be made into a garden. Whether yours is a patio, balcony or patch of grass, Dremel will help you maximise its potential with these inspiring and imaginative urban gardening projects.

Dremel balcony bar

How to Make a Balcony Bar

Delve into this inspirational and informative video tutorial and guide and find out how to build a balcony bar in a few easy-to-follow steps.

How to upcyle wooden crates into a BBQ side table

How to Upcycle Wooden Crates Into a BBQ Side Table

Take a peek at Dremel’s simple DIY tutorial on how to upcycle a few wooden crates into a BBQ side table – perfect for any garden.

Dremel plant

How to Make Plant Markers

Upgrade your urban garden with these functional yet eye-catching DIY copper plant markers. Learn how to make yours in just a few easy steps.

Use a Multi-Vise (2500) as an extra pair of hands when DIY-ing decorations for your urban garden

Shopping Guide: 7 Essential Tools for Creating the Ultimate Urban Garden

See Dremel’s smart shopping list for the 7 most instrumental tools when creating your own city oasis: a groovy, green urban garden.

More Urban Gardening Projects

Spoon wind chime

How to Make Wind Chimes

Upcycle old cutlery, a pie tin and copper pipes into a cheerful DIY wind chime to dress up your urban garden, patio or balcony. Learn how with this handy step-by-step guide.

Dremel garden stakes

How to Make Garden Stakes

Add some character and organisation to your urban garden by creating these beautifully bespoke garden stakes! Learn how by following this easy tutorial.

Recycling a coconut shell to create a hanging planter it's a real pleasure with the Dremel Multi-Tool

Give It a Twist: Upcycle a Coconut Shell Into a Plant Hanger

Discover how to upcycle a coconut shell into a DIY hanging planter with the help of this illuminating video and your dependable Dremel Multi-Tool.

Sharp garden shears are better for your plants and kinder to your muscles too

How to make your garden shears sharp again

Explore this easy-to-follow, practical guide on how to sharpen your garden shears using a Dremel Multi-Tool.

How to re-use old baskets for outdoor basket lights

Basket Lights

Re-use old baskets to create a cozy look to your outdoor hang-out!

How to create terracotta painted pots

Terracotta Painted Pots

How to add ambiance to your outdoor party with a personal fireplace

Personal Fireplace

Add some ambiance to your outdoor party with a personal fireplace.

How to create a window and increase the size of your balcony

Create a 'window' and increase the size of your balcony...

How to cut and fit trellis to a courtyard garden

Cutting and fitting trellis to a courtyard garden

How to create a fruit and vegetable wall

Create a fruit and vegetable wall

Urban Gardening – How to Start

Learn how to perform these basic DIY skills using your Dremel Multi-Tool and your next urban gardening project will be off to a flying start.

How to get started with engraving

Engraving: How to Get Started

From choosing the right material to picking the best Dremel accessories, explore our beginner’s guide to engraving and be inspired to get started.

Beginner’s guide to cutting.

How to Get Started with Cutting

Explore our beginner’s guide to cutting and get one step closer to improving your home.

Discover the basics of sanding and prepare for your next DIY project.

How to Start Sanding

From choosing the right sanding tools to learning how to sand wood – discover the basics of sanding and prepare for your next DIY project.

Cleaning and polishing for beginners.

How to Start Cleaning and Polishing

For the best tips and tricks on how to clean and polish with Dremel, explore our clear and comprehensive guide on how to get started.

Grinding and sharpening tips for beginners

How to Start Grinding and Sharpening

Grinding and sharpening are skills that’ll come in handy in most DIY projects. Start learning these skills with the help of this Dremel guide.

How To Avoid Failures When Urban Gardening

Full of ideas on how to decorate your balcony or patio, but afraid of making rookie mistakes? Have a look at these articles for some useful advice.

Avoid failures during your precision DIY projects

How to Avoid Failures While Using Dremel’s Multi-Tool

Want to avoid common mistakes while carving, engraving, routing, cutting, sanding, cleaning, polishing, grinding or sharpening? Read on, and help your next DIY project go smoothly.

Sanding tips: learn how to avoid failures on your next DIY project

How to Avoid Failures While Sanding

Explore the common pitfalls of a sanding beginner – so you can learn what to avoid and ensure your next sanding project goes off without a hitch.

Everything you need to know about grinding & Sharpening

How to avoid failures while grinding and sharpening

Thanks to this comprehensive guide, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to grinding and sharpening. Whether you’re sharpening secateurs, smoothing mosaic tiles or deburring copper pipes, we’ll help you to sidestep the most common setbacks.