In this woodland garden, a small bluestone patio is softened by chartreuse mounds of 'All Gold' Japanese forest grass and shaded by several uncommon trees and shrubs, including four Japanese hollies and a 'Yoshino' Japanese cedar that towers above them. | Photo: Rob Cardillo | thisoldhouse.com
Great idea!...add inexpensive solar lights to an old chandelier for outdoor lighting!
Rebar garden art with holes drilled in stone with masonary bit
Brick edging for your flower beds - lawnmower friendly
Mosaic in between larger paving stones
Fun Take Action project for Daisies doing the 3 Cheers for Animals Journey -- Find out how to get your backyard certified as a wildlife habitat and then...make flyers to let your neighbors know? get your school grounds or a play area certified? add what's needed (a bird feeder or nesting area) to a garden at a children's hospital or Habitat for Humanity house?
How to Get Your Backyard Certified as a Wildlife Habitat
Press marbles into holes in a fence for a sparkling light show when the sun hits the color. DIY tutorial via gardendrama.wordp...
Weed-smothering groundcover: Soapwort - Soapworts are underappreciated plants. Many of them make fine groundcovers. 'Max Frei' is a low-growing, mat-forming selection that is highlighted with starry pink flowers in spring. It's an excellent choice for gardens because it tolerates summer's heat and humidity. Name: Saponaria x lempergii 'Max Frei'. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil. Size: To 1 foot tall. Zones: 3-7
Looking for a groundcover to help with landscaping problems? Try low-growing Soapwort. More groundcovers: www.bhg.com/...
This cottage style patio is warm and welcoming. More porch ideas: www.bhg.com/...