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Lilium ‘Firecracker’ – Plants

Make a garden umbrella stand using a pot or a barrel. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

DIY Project: How to Build a Back Yard Fire Pit. This makes it look so easy!

DIY Project: How to Build a Back Yard Fire Pit | The Garden Glove

This is called a Swedish flame, AKA one-log fire. Make your cuts like you're cutting cake. Leave about 6 inches at the base. Throw some fuel oil in there (about a cap full) or just some kindling. Will burn up to 2-3 hours.

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

Rustic Container Garden..... awwwesome!!! Pinterest time is just fabulous artistic time spent enlarging my horizons!!!! Never knew I had such an affinity for galvanized metal buckets and where did my love for chicken wire come from?!! Thank you, Pinterest!

Container garden

No more flies!

My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just 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 for tomato plants too.

5 Quirky Gardening Tips worth Trying

2 c vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1Tsalt....will kill anything! (for all those weeds growing in the cracks of the driveway!)

Grow Hydrangea From Cutting

How to make a soaker hose, via YouTube.

Hmm..workin on the ran barrel set up... drilled 1/16 holes every 4 inches and have not glued any of it together so that I can change the configuration as needed. It is now buried just under a layer of compost and enters the bed through a drilled hole on the side of the box. The control pipe on the outside is glued and has an on off control valve. Each raised bed has their own control valve

I would have sprayed it granite base with a yellow or red top...sound base with rocks for stability.

Make a Bird Bath-- they have many examples, but this is the one I want to make. Just Terra cotta pots and bases, liquid nails, some paint and sealer.

Moles can wreak havoc on an otherwise gorgeous lawn. Here's our favorite tried and true recipe for getting rid of those pesky hole digging beasts!

A Pinner says: this is the BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. - Click image to find more Other Pinterest pins

vegetable garden in a row of galvanized water troughs.


The washing-machine-drum firepit: DIY instructions

DIY Fire Pit

Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!

Bee Trap. Another pinner wrote: I saw this tip in "Country" magazine years ago and use it every year to trap yellow jackets and hornets.

A Gardener's Checklist for Early Spring You have chores, and we can help you do them efficiently with expert advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, and planning a vegetable garden.

soda bottle sprinkler. (we used to call this ghetto. now it's DIY. lol. Power to the crafty.)