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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

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DIY Garden Swings • Lots of Ideas & Tutorials!

DIY Garden Swings | The Garden Glove

Outdoor Patio Table Tutorial. Learn how to build your own!

DIY Outdoor Patio Table Tutorial


I like the couches for patio furniture instead of table and chairs.

Hang an old ladder over a patio table for a mason jar chandelier.

Just steps from the patio is a serene sitting area with native Florida plants.

Pergola Pictures From Blog Cabin 2014

Love the built-in benches designed by Chris Lambton and the Yard Crashers crew!

Pergola Pictures From Blog Cabin 2014

Great idea for a large back yard: Use your solar lights. They aren't just for the ground! Take a 2x4 and cut them into squares to fit the existing fence posts. Using galvanized screws - not nails - to screw a "L" bracket to the underneath base. Then on top, screw on the stake.

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Huge fire pit seating area. I love this - but I definitely prefer the circular seating for whatever reason. And ours would obviously be for a real fire with real logs.

The Loveland9: My fire pit

Great Ideas -- 21 Outdoor DIY Ideas!! -- Tatertots and Jello

Great Ideas -- 21 Outdoor DIY Ideas!!


from my old backyard in Reno...

The Checkerboard Herb Garden. Nice idea to contain trailing herbs. Side yard idea.

Home crafted herb garden

How We Built Our Raised Garden Beds

Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - won't get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houston's tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers

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.

Pinner said: "This is the first edging I have ever seen that I like. It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge!"

How to Make a Mason Jar Herb Garden

Great idea! Rope lighting around the garden...inexpensive, waterproof-and can use a timer!

Galvanized Planter Ideas

Replace seasonal plants!! (this method is used in many public gardens). Why didn't I think of this??

Blog » 26 Plants That Repel Mosquitos

great edging