When it comes to re-purposing old stuff, there endless ideas to reinvent an item and give it a new purpose. Call it up-cycling or recycling, it's all the same
12 Well Designed Easy Access Raised Garden Beds http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/kvpq Raised garden beds are easy on your back and will give your plants good drainage and generally better soil quality. By building this U-shaped garden bed, you’ll also get easier access to all your plants.
How to use old rotted pieces of tree trunk to make easy diy succulent planters. Sheet moss is the secret ingredient to make it all come together.
Dramatize Cottage Style - we don't have a sidewalk or small front yard but the basic look of this is would be great for the side where we'll be putting in a gate to make the fence a bit friendlier for our neighbor. :-)
Keeping costs down may be the toughest landscape challenge. Use our price guide as a starting point for your budget.
Create a beautiful Hamptons-inspired pea gravel patio with these simple and easy to follow instructions | City Farmhouse
7 Perennials That Will Bloom Multiple Times This Summer.. (Pictured: Peachleaf Bellflower)
Temporary Extension Cord Protection - If you're having a party or some other event in the yard and you need additional electricity sources, here's a great way to keep extension cord plugs dry. Cut notches in the opposite sides of a reusable plastic container and snap on the lid. Your plugs will stay dry if it happens to rain or the ground is moist.
Perennial Cutflower Garden Design
20 plants to brighten your shade garden. Annuals, perennials and herbs for shady places.
Bloom time charts for fall-planted bulbs, spring-planted bulbs and perennials. Very handy!
Flowers That Come Back Each Year
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
A Guide to Perennial Placement in the Garden
Dichondra Silver Falls
Snip-n-Drip Soaker System - Gardener's Supply Company-need to set up the soakers I have like this one! DUH!
Keep a garden year-round with a DIY vertical planter wall.
Rock garden with Creeping thyme, early blue violets, fire witch, pussy toes, and succulents. Early blue violets are great for growing in rock crevices.
Downspout water run off - Keeps mulch in flower bed
Deadhead annual flowers to keep them blooming
What a great idea! Rinse your veggies in the garden before bringing them in the house and then reuse the water on your plants. Via Gardeners Supply
Haha, I think this Perennials Made Easy post was written just for me! My gardens are SO boring, and I've been wanting to learn how to spruce them up, so this is perfect timing. So many amazing tips in this post, I can't wait to go plant shopping!
Learn how to create a chic and simple DIY ivy-covered garden trellis, just in time for summer outdoor entertaining, right here on the One Kings Lane Style Guide!
13 Amazing Stepable Plants
a new Garden Gate made from an old screen door!