Acid-stained Concrete Patio -- Looks like copper! Click the pic for a brief how-to video on doing this technique. I'd love to do this, although I wonder if the acid stain is bad for those plants around the patio.
41 Groundcovers to Know & Use: Groundcover plants, when properly taken care of, provide dense soil cover, retard weed growth, and prevent soil erosion. Groundcovers range in height from an inch to four feet. They can be woody or herbaceous; clumping or ru
Dog Pond - Place a plastic kiddie pool in the ground. It'd be easy to clean and looks nicer than having it above ground. Big dogs can't chew it up or drag it around. This is obviously more fancy than a plastic kiddie pool underground, good idea thou
Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar.not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures. I just learned about this in my winter gardening class the other day and the teacher has done it for
Cedar A-frame Squash support. Good idea for squash, cucumber, melons and other vining crops. One pinned says: "Trellising vines increases air circulation to minimize disease problems. Keeps vines and fruits off soil for a cleaner, better harvest.
Perfect way to start your seedlings! Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit peel to start your plants. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.