Hardscape for the Garden
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. SAVE THIS ONE!
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Curb Appeal on a Budget • Lots of Ideas & Tutorials! Including this one on making mosaic stepping stones.
DIY concrete landscape borders, BRILLIANT and soooooo easy!
Xeriscaping with Sedum in rock walls; hardy succulents thrive in these ideal conditions; sandy, gravelly soil, with the addition of a small amount of steer manure, mulched with lava rock for the benefits like moisture retention, but perfect drainage around the crowns of the plants. The Sempervivum planted in the crevices of the wall relish the warmth of the stones to get them started early in the spring. Each year, this just keeps getting better and better...
Brick Patterns for Gardens and Patios
TIRES! Planting Retaining Wall. Tire tops are cut off and tires are flipped inside out so they look smooth. Then painted with latex house paint. Don't they look like teracotta pots now? Very nice and cheap retaining wall. Large tire recycling places will PAY YOU to take tires away too. But local tire shops will sell you old ones for $5 each.
Tire planting retaining wall. Tire tops are cut off and tires are flipped inside out so they look smooth. Then painted with latex house paint. Don't they look like teracotta pots now? Very nice and cheap retaining wall. Many tire recycling places with PAY YOU to take tires away too. So this is practically free.
Getting started on your own outdoor oven With a couple of friends, you can build this in one (slightly grubby) weekend. The payoff: deliciously rustic pizzas, breads, roasts, and veggies
Cottage Gardens...♥♥♥ wishing wells
DIY Terra Cotta Meat Smoker guide