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back yard living space
hardscape patio retaining wall pergola---like how pergola is a little bit away from house, and 2 different sitting areas, or one sitting, one area for BBQ & fire bowl
Cool Patio and built-in fire pit
Inexpensive path. Apparently if you sprinkle baking soda on the dirt twice a year, nothing will grow there.
easy outoor diy painted pots at Tatertots and Jello- plus I just LOVE her backyard. It looks like another room of the house...
10 tips to spray painting resin pots
beautiful container planting ideas
great for when you pick veggies/fruit, can hose them off before bringing inside--website has instructions
Pavers lining the sidewalk/driveway... "dress up" a standard entry
DIY criss cross planters
Do this in the fall: Plant bulbs in Pots. Store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit.
curved built in seating around fire pit
What a pretty place to sit and swing awhile!
Garden Row Snip-n-Drip Soaker System lets you create a convenient watering system for your vegetable garden. No special tools required — just use scissors to cut the hoses to the sizes you need. Snap the fittings in place and you're ready to water.
Master Gardener Emily Saddler shares what to do/plant each week in the vegetable garden through the season in UTAH. It's week 1! Follow along every Friday and grow a fabulous garden!
Outdoor fire pit
Flower combination for planters...
Solar Step Lights
Disney world does this! Lowes sells the 4 to 6" round PVC pipe with holes already drilled. Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant. I will often put these in the center of a very large pot to stabilize, and add amazing height and color to a container that has trailing plants (no end cap or rock needed if you are placing in a container)
Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.