Cheap: Build a firewood shed for under $80. Wooden pallets are an excellent resource for low-cost/no-cost wood. About fifty percent of the shelter pictured above is comprised of free wood. It is about 25 square feet with a maximum height of 6 feet. The available storage space of the shed is about 135 cubic feet… slightly more than enough for a cord of wood.
The Essential Steps to Landscape Design : Home Improvement : DIY Network###
The Essential Steps to Landscape Design : Home Improvement : DIY Network
Privacy for the backyard. Add a pergola separately, but with style to add height. Plant some beautiful vines to cover as much or little as you want for added privacy in your backyard. Great for those with second story homes surrounding them.
Open, Freestanding Deck
Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of it's protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets
Saxifraga is an easy-to-grow crevice-dweller that grows naturally in mountain regions; here, its cheerful pink blooms complement the warm tones of the surrounding boulders.
Great idea for a large back yard: Use your solar lights. They aren't just for the ground! Take a 2x4 and cut them into squares to fit the existing fence posts. Using galvanized screws - not nails - to screw a "L" bracket to the underneath base. Then on top, screw on the stake.