more toddler gardens!

Involve your kids in your gardening this year, no matter how old they are. Here are 25 excellent ideas for gardening with kids, from toddlers to teenagers. 25 Ideas for Gardening With Kids via

lighting under pergola

Isabelle & Brandon's Lovely Los Angeles Cottage — House Tour

I wish there was a way to add a pergola with an outdoor dining space like this on our house without sucking what little light I get from our tree laden back yard. Maybe the next house. Love this look.

Covered patio

of 60 > Candle Chandeliers Quilted jam jars holding votive candles hang from a grape-covered arbor. As night falls, crystals wired to the bottoms of the jars will cast refracted candlelight onto the stucco walls. Make a Candle Chandelier

Kids garden!!

If you're trying to get your children to eat more greens, try this colourful idea for a raised garden bed. Use safe timber for this project & paint in non-toxic colours. The verticals are for climbers like tomatoes. Great for school or home. More tips on

Pergola featuring climbing wisteria.

Pretty, Inspiring Pergola Ideas

Wisteria vibe: To establish a strong connection from an attached pergola to outlying garden areas, let climbing plants grow into the structure. Here a wisteria vine creates a dramatic canopy for the dining area.


This is lovely! A traditional pergola creates shade by providing a place for vining plants to grow, as in this Mediterranean-inspired patio by Sandy Koepke.

Outdoor blackboard

DIY outdoor chalkboard - plywood sheet, outdoor paint or 4 parts paint to 1 part unsanded grout – have the store mix it for you), nails to hang board to a fence or tree, and chalk.

Pergola climbers

16 Great Patio Ideas

pergola - climbers chocolate vine (akebia quinata), wisteria, ivy(herdera heliz) for cozy shady respite

herb garden, maybe?

How To Make A Wood Pallet Vertical Garden DIY Project ~ turn a pallet into a garden! Nice and instructions on how to really care for your pallets.

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