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Use Hydrogen Peroxide to keep Fountains algae free!

USING WOOD ASH IN THE GARDEN: Ornamental plants that prefer sweet soil: - Lilacs - Clematis - Virginia creeper - Passionflower - Sweet peas - Japanese anemones - Nasturtium - Zinnia - Peonies - Phlox Herbs that prefer sweet soil: - Lavender - Thyme - Rosemary Vegetables that prefer sweet soil: - Beets - Cauliflower - Cabbage - Swiss chard - Leeks - Melons - Onions - Parsnips - Spinach

"Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants."

Really neat website with tons of information on lots and lots of things to do in your yard.

Adding sage to your campfire or firepit keeps mosquitos and bugs away...I have to try this

DIY walkway. use a picture frame with multiple spaces, and a $4.00 bag of cement. Dont know if I will ever need this, but its a good idea!

S'mores bar- this would be so easy. Cans of sterno in pebbles.

Pool disguised as pond with in ground trampoline in place of a diving board! yes, please.

hanging garden planters made from old light fixtures#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Heres a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.

Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains. FOR ABBY!

chicken wire and spray paint. Display at the garden of Chaumont sur Louire, seen through Karl Gercens' eyes. Via paridis express blog

Step-by-step: build a soothing fountain Use these easy-to-follow instructions and make your own burbling fountain