'Succulent Container Gardens': some design guidance for low-water landscapes in…
Succulents to look like water lilies (link has names of plants)
This design breaks up a small backyard and makes it appear larger. A water feature surrounds an island patio that features a cozy fire pit. The island is accessible by two bridges.
copper pennies before 1982 help keep algae from growing in bird bath...interesting, I will be trying this!
Work a bag of dry concrete mix into the soil where stone is to sit, lay stone, water it all in so it sets just like Jello only harder!
How to Install A Stone Patio by Design, Dining + Diapers
The large stone fireplace is the center of attention. More stunning outdoor rooms: www.bhg.com/...
Planting Schedule for Gardening Vegetables. Not sure if this applies to NC gardens but it's pretty close.
Shed tucked into landscape
A backyard vegetable garden plan for an 8’ x 12’ space ~ from Better Homes and Garden
YES!! backyard splash pad! No up keep. Small footprint. Cheaper than a pool. Safer than a pool. Awesome. In the winter put a fire pit and chairs on it.
This outdoor space is decorated with low-maintenance (and drought-tolerant) plants. More ideas: www.bhg.com/...
When I win the lottery, I might just have to add a swim up bar to the outdoor kitchen I'm going to build.
Gotta try this! When a cucumber is taken from the vine, cut it with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each half of the stem. On each separate slip there will grow a new cucumber as large as the first.
When a cucumber is taken from the vine let it be cut with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division and on each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.
This web-sites has lots of ideas for container gardens. I LOVE the idea of using old trucks making it so easy to move.