Homemade Gabion wall ie rocks encased in wire baskets used as a retaining wall - creates a dramatic feature in a garden :)
DIY – Garden Fencing Inspiration |
Recycled Reused Repurposed Blooming Bottles by pieceofminedesigns, $63.00 - I can totally make these
Add a wrap-around corner arbor to add character and dimension to break up the "flatness" of the back of the house. Could use star jasmine to give year round greenery (this shows clematis).
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.
Using ordinary pallets for gardening storage. I did this and I love it! I turned it the other side from picture shown, took out the second board down, to put shorter rakes shovels in! IM IN LOVE WITH MY NEW GARDEN TOOL RACK! I put all the tools in one side and my surplus wood for crafts in the other side! I killed 2 birds w/1 stone!!! lol
How to grow raspberries
lemon thyme softening edges of raised beds
old iron headboard for gate. >> wonderful!
Lovely container of Agapanthus
A Potted Herb Garden What to plant: Various herbs can share the same pot, but make sure they are compatible by reading the care tags. Water-loving basil and curly parsley (shown, near left) make good partners, whereas rosemary, sage, and oregano (rear) all prefer a slightly drier environment. Or try different varieties of one plant, such as common, lemon, and silver thyme (front).
pairing the right herbs together
Hundred-year-old Rhododendron Broughtonii...Gulp!
TUTORIAL: newspaper pots to sow seeds in and get them started. The pots are super easy to make, free, and earth friendly. And once your seedlings are old enough to move out on their own you just pop them into the ground -- paper pot and all.
Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants
Love this idea -- a compost bin that looks like a beehive! This site has plans for how to make one. >> That is so fun!