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Start the summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:

Winter-Sowing 101

Repot a plant....So this may explain why so many of my plants die....Turns out just dumping it into a bigger pot with more soil isn't how it's done.

Steps for Fool-Proof Repotting - For Dummies

Good example of privacy planting, with trio of evergreens at the corner flanked by two faster growing crepe myrtles that frame the ornamental pots.

8 Great Ideas for Backyard Landscaping! - The Graphics Fairy

Simple but pretty - purple fountain grass, chartreuse sweet potato vine and lavender lantana.

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Corner flower garden. I miss my corner pieces in MI.

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Cutest way to display address numbers EVER! So easy too!! Doing this for my house numbers!

Address Numbers Post Planter

Colorful shade garden

Old Rosedale Gardens in Livonia Michigan

Family Balance Sheet: Front yard landscaping - We did it ourselves!

Front yard landscaping – We did it ourselves!

This would look beautiful along the front of the house!

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creeks and dry creek beds look so cute in a front yard - these are a great idea for under a downspout. That way it fills up once in a while

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Garden Path. LOVE this look.

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Simple outside campsite lighting -PVC pipes and Solar Lights

Make the light stand

Redo It Yourself Inspirations : Cut the Cord: Solar Lighting Part 2

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iLoveToCreate Teen Crafts: Mothers Give You Roots Mother's Day Planter and Plant Stake

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Outdoor Game on a Stup - Tic-Tac-Toe - Pediatric Dentist St. Louis | #StLouis | #MO | www.kidsdentistry...

10 Off-Grid, Backyard Games for Your Family | Mom with a PREP

Something to do with all that scrap glass from #glasselements

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Mosaic house numbers -- I wish!

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Loving the blue stones and pink stones catching the sun on this planter!

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How to Make Curved Cuts in Ceramic Tile

How to Make Curved Cuts in Ceramic Tile

How to Make Your Own Mosaic Bowling Ball - Step Two Preparing the Bowling Ball

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Garden Globes I have been doing these for years for Zutz family gardens ... I think I want CCD kids to do for gardens too!

Garden Globes

DIY Stepping Stones. This tutorial looks like a great way to do it...much easier then some other versions. Gonna do this with my kiddos!

How to Make Stepping Stones - with a Cake Pan

Cinder Block Mosaics :) Lay them holes up to plant in. Can use block to line a path or create a raised garden bed.

Whimsical Raised Beds. Make Them Now.

Amazingly Easy (and chic) DIY Outdoor Planter Pot for $15!! You could do it in any color and I bet you could do it for even less than $15 :) :) :)

DIY Large Outdoor Planters For $15!

Golf balls painted as ladybugs...a cute idea for a kid's garden!

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