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easy-to-find peony varieties that grow exceptionally well in the Midwest. (Typically, peonies grow in Zones 3 to 8.) 'Coral Charm' (left) is an early-blooming, semidouble peony -- a showstopper in the garden and a great cut flower. Dark coral buds open to sweetly scented cupped coral-peach blossoms. It's also an American Peony Society Gold Medal recipient.
Peony Passion | Midwest Living
Lettuce growing on a deck: Leaf lettuces grow very quickly and in little space. If you succession plant, sowing seeds every week in a few different planters, you'll create a supply of greens that will be ready in a steady stream all summer. Greens like these are good for sheltered decks or patios that don't get much sun, since lettuce doesn't like a lot of heat and will grow better during the summer in cool shade.
How to build a strawberry planter.
Дачные идеи | СДЕЛАЙ САМ!
17 Impressive Curb Appeal Ideas (cheap and easy!)
17 Easy and Cheap Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do
Placemats + fabric waterproofing spray = cheap and easy outdoor throw pillows. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius
Walkers Low catnip...Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie
Spray-painted chandeliers-- get an ugly brass one from a thrift store & do this.
Need some curb appeal? Love these simple diy criss cross planters. Via Centsational Girl
DIY Criss Cross Outdoor Planters - Centsational Girl
Custom Build Your Own Gas Fire Pit
DIY Propane Fire Pit, DIY Natural Gas Fire Pit | Fine’s Gas
DIY Outdoor Curtain Rod: "Outdoor curtain rods need to be weather resistant and rust proof. Who would have thought that a galvanized electrical pipe would do the trick!"