Red Creeping Thyme. Grows 3 inches tall max - no mowing . Lemony scent. Gorgeous with lavender. Perennial. Repels mosquitoes. Can grow as entire lawn
Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground.Supposedly works great for containing plants that tend to spread.
Keukenhof Gardens, Amsterdam. Photo by Dale G. // If you love flowers you won't believe the colorful display of tulips and other springtime bulbs in bloom at these magnificent gardens! The unforgettable seasonal display is created by more than seven million tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, spring bulbs and gorgeous trees. Keukenhof is one of Holland's top attractions.
Outdoor sitting area.
Wire frame around tree is invisible and creates a great trellis effect.
Ever need additional seating for an outdoor party? Spray paint metal folding chairs for entertaining in the backyard . . . colorful, easy to store . . . perfect! It would be fun to use colors from my Fiesta Ware collection!
Make an Entrance
Put this where the water flows naturally in the yard during the rains.
A potential attractive problem solver. Cascading dishes provide a unique replacement to conventional splash blocks at the bottom of downspouts. When placed under the downspout, they look like a beautiful garden fountain with the gentle sound of a waterfall when it rains.
Small-Space Landscaping Ideas: Add a trellis or abor; add sweet climbing plants (white rose shown here); add a bench . . . and relax :)
1. Choose Feature, Filler and Anchor Plants You need feature plants that will create interest to your garden. Roses are the ideal feature plant. Hydrangeas could be considered filler plants including others such as hollyhocks, lavender and viburnum. Your anchor plants are those that create a backdrop to your canvass and are placed at the back of the beds due to their height. These are usually evergreens and could be conifers, boxwood and other small trees.
Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle
Rock borders (A garden in a day)
Brick Clips - hanging on brick without drilling!
Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius
Outside shower: partly art, partly function :)
This would be fun for everyone in the family and the pavers are easy to do. The cost of the pieces varies widely, however. ~EBM
This sculpture, by Thomas Yano, speaks to the child in each of us. (contemporary landscape by Adam Woodruff + Associates, Garden Artisans)
Crisp Brick Edging
Trim Grass at Edges Safely with Edging Shears
Casa Mariposa: Japanese Beetle Control
Pruning Shears - Sharpen and Clean