This outdoor room looks expensive. but that's just what the homeowner wants you to think. Inexpensive building materials such as gravel, cinder blocks, and pressure-treated wood form the backbone of the design. Tile backboard and salvaged plywood, stained a soft blue and attached to a custom frame, give the tiny yard privacy.
perennial garden ideas | ... martima and catmint have vibrant blooms - ideal for a gravel garden
This is a wonderful example of putting in plants that will attract the bees needed - the plants like flowering marjoram (and lavender, which flower longer) will ensure that. Borage, of course, is a major bee attractor! Great addition to the productive garden. brookegiannetti.t...
This is also another look I'd like for the side garden moving between the patio and the back grassy area
How to get rid of snails and slugs. 101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You>You can also deter slugs by using sand or gravel around the garden. They can't move around without a moist surface. **58 Coffee (caffeine) will kill slugs and snails. Spread used grounds around base of plant or saturate with leftover coffee..I like this idea;~)
TOTAL COST $40+ -Rock Forms; can be found at Home Depot, Lowes, etc for about $9. - 60# bag of Concrete (not Cement!) You'll need approx. 1 bag per "Square" - Water or garden hose - Bucket or Wheelbarrow - Trowel or Block of Wood - Pea Pebbles or Sand or gravel
Gravel Paths that don't run away. Smart idea and I've purchased these "drawer dividers" at the dollar store and at yard sales... cool. may just try this for garden paths.