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garden, landscaping, & outside the house


garden, landscaping, & outside the house

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Pallet Project

Backyard shade garden

Recycled Rubber Edge Border Even If You Could Lay Bark Mulch In Perfect Circles Or Borders, It Would Soon Look Ragged Or Need Replenshing. These Mulch Mats Always Look Crisp, Because They Can't Be Scattered. Use Around Raised Beds, Walkways Or Foundation Plantngs. Mow Right Over It! Creates A Soft Surface To Kneel On. Suppresses Weeds While Allowing Air and Water Through.

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Plants for the shade!

Solar Mason Jar with Yellow Glow and Color Change Option – Recharges From the Sun

Green Roof For The Chicken Coop/Rabbit Hutch

No blossom rot tip

How To Prune Tomatoes For Better Harvest

This view shows how to attach a piece of wood horizontally to act as a brace for two pallets. Use two braces on each side when making this A-frame vertical planter.

Swings Around the Campfire

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.

Curved built in seating with fountain & fire pit. Can you see the landscape lights? #pathlights

Author says she has never spent more than $8 to build a 4'x4' raised bed or $35 to build a 4'x20' one. They buy two 1x8"cedar boards, which are naturally rot-resistant, & cut in half, so that it is 4-feet long. Then use a 3" length of a 1x1" pine stake, cut into four pieces, to nail the cedar boards to at corners. Each box costs less than $10.

Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

Raised garden bed... maybe between the citrus trees???

raised bed gardening in narrow spaces

Double edging, just mow no weeding.

How to Correctly Prune your rose bushes.

Bar shed ... This is awesome!

DIY cooler stand for the deck

Great Tips for Starting A Vegetable Garden

Gardening Tips - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. But don't over do it though, just a little goes a long way with plants. and it add magnesium that is helpful for pepper plants in your vegetable garden. You can either sprinkle a tablespoon or so around the base of your plants that will feed as watered, or put the epsom into a water bottle and spray the mixture directly on the plants.

Flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease.

Where to cut roses to help them grow bushy and flower more... after blooming cut just above an eye (shown) in early spring you cut the roses all the way down... just above ground at the third eye....