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Use rope lighting to line your garden. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius
32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius
Forget stump grinding, plant a garden!
How to root hydrange Flowers Garden Love
Stained broken concrete "flagstone" patio. Everytime I pass a pile of busted up concrete in a field I think of doing this. Then I realize my back is aching...and I drive on by. But I do like the way it looks AND the recycling part of it.
"Rarely Shared Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard" adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.
Trailing Rosemary produces beautiful blue foliage. It requires little water, and has a moderate growth rate. It has no allergens, but yet is very fragrant.
Work a bag of dry concrete mix into the soil where stone is to sit, lay stone, water it all in so it sets just like Jello only harder!
Pallet wood walkway: this looks so cool.
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.
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.
Convallaria - Lily of the Valley - good ground cover in shade garden - very fragrant
Simple "How To" Fire pit. I am SO doing this!!
How to build a faux stone walkway for around $40
DIY garden path. Take a multi picture frame to do this. Excellent idea!
Love the checkerboard paving - if you were careful about the 'grass' you planted, you wouldn't need to mow (e.g. microlaena, chamomile, thyme, creeping mint, even violas...) I've always loved this idea, but having to continually maintain it put me off. Love the idea of a ground cover that wouldn't need to be mown
Beautiful use of stepping stones.
photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower.