Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste
Use galvanized 3/4" electrical conduit to make strong, inexpensive, and weatherproof outdoor curtain rods. Plumbing fittings secure the rods to the wood. Add decorative finials to the rods. Hang fabric from grommets to force heavy indoor/outdoor fabric into vertical folds and create movable "walls" for privacy and shade.
outdoor patio lighting...I LOVE these lights, have always wanted an outdoor space to hang some!
The Top 3 Rules for Tree Care (from the bloggers at Gardener's Supply)
Glue a rock to the top of a empty pill bottle, bury the bottle so that only the rock shows. A spare key is hidden inside! Clever!
Make Your Own Outdoor Shower: This weekend project has three basic parts: two wing walls and a center pole with the plumbing attached. All materials are available at the Home Depot. Time: One weekend (4 hours of labor, plus drying time for sealer) Difficulty: 3 (on a scale of 1–10; requires modest woodworking skills) Cost: About $170
DIY outdoor shower
These are awesome!!! "Fairy Berry Lights"
Moveable green privacy....love it!