For the Home
The Pawleys Island Hammock Swing - Hammacher Schlemmer
Ranch style possibility
French Country Home Plan With Bonus Room
DIY cinderblock and wood outdoor seating.
For the Deck- Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant, plus, the leaves make a great healthy tea, and the cut up stems are great in Thai dishes, like Tom Lum (coconut milk) soup.
Remember this during pool season - Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year!
15 Best and Easiest Vegetables that you can grow in a Pot or Container.
Outdoor table (with storage!) made from terracotta pot and saucer. Simple, cheap, and effective!
vertical garden, privacy fence
Waterproof your own cushions and pillows for the garden. - Whoa! Didnt know this even existed! Will have to check it out.
Rarely Shared Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.
Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year! ... I have been telling people this trick for years! :D
MUST grow some. Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow in.
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.