Learn When to Prune all the Plants in your Garden With this Helpful Guide
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Plant one of these low-maintenance, drought-resistant stunners for instant curb appeal.
~~Flowers fill a vintage wooden crate | delphiniums with viburnum, stocks, euphorbia, sweet williams and British-grown foliages | New Covent Garden Market~~
Find plants that will work for you. With the GrowIt! App you can filter by color, plant type, light, and much more, and all the results are from the local community! The app is #FREE check it out today.
Plants that Naturally Repel Pests
Love these ideas to naturally repel mosquitoes. Mosquito repelling plants.
Whitewash, or calcimine, kalsomine, calsomine, or lime paint is a low-cost type of paint made from slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) and chalk (whiting). (Wikipedia)
Simply Perfect ~ Just like indoors, simply adding a fresh coat of paint to the exterior of a house can change the entire look. Here, taupe paint gave old red brick a new, cleaner look. Since the porch isn’t very wide, the furniture couldn’t be bulky. Rocking chairs and potted shrubs convey a simple, symmetrical, and unified look.
Find plants that will work for you. With the GrowIt! App you can filter by color, plant type, light, and much more, and all the results are local! The app is #FREE check it out today.
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Glacier National Park and environs Gardens in front of East Glacier Lodge.
Growing Lupine - a very beautiful and easy flower to grow in a cooler climate.
~~Dwarf Lupins 'Gallery Mixture' Mix ~ with their compact growth and fantastic blend of colors, Dwarf Lupins are great for the border | Spalding Bulb~~
Here's a great way to recycle: repurpose a pine floor joist from a 19th-century house as the perfect swing for your yard. Handmade in Pennsylvania, the tree swing encourages kids and the young at heart to let loose and have a little fun in the outdoors. The seat is finished with natural tung oil, and each side comes with 25 feet of manila rope with a 695-pound tension limit. Expect a lot of squeals and laughter with this in your yard! Available at dotandbo.com
Farmhouse porch - love the daybed eclecticallyvintage.com
Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year!
Deck-orating! - The Everyday Home Love this! We have a bunch of colored glass olive oil bottles from our favorite Italian shop in Pittsburgh. Now I know what to do with them!
Path like this leading to a little table/chair set would be cool
drop cloth outdoor curtain tutorial - a good idea to achieve privacy in an open shelter outdoors
like the mix of old and new, tin roof, wouldnt do the swing tho, just giant cushy bench
Galvanized Metal Tubs as Planters Drill several holes in the bottom and put in a layer of gravel before adding your soil and plants. Once you drill holes in the bottom, use fingernail polish around the edges of the holes (inside & out) so the galvanized pots don't rust.