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Little green house for seed-starting, made from old windows hinged onto lumber...

Simply Country Life: A greenhouse just in time for Spring

These giant cones are made from the old shovels and some Corten steel - art by Patrick Plourde,

Giant pine cones from old shovels | Recyclart

use rocks to separate the grass from the deck, then bury rope lights in the rocks for lighting.

do this with with vining plants/ possible fort for boys?

Snipping off the “suckers” from a tomato bush will help the plant to focus its power on the rising fruits instead of the leafs, Growing better, healthier fruit. Clipping any branches off at the bottom of the tomato plant that is reaching the ground helps to ward off insects and mostly disease, such as blights and wilts.

Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall

Who knew: pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue.

Growing Lavender 101

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

glow stones mixed with gravel for a driveway or path

Natural Tick deterrent for human use: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants

Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

Repurposed springs

pretty flower arrangement with bottles


tin cans

How to raise strawberries in a limited space.

rustic patio

Living table top

Plant markers

neat idea.

Magic Fence with marbles

White Feather Hosta. Beautiful.

Luffa GOURD. Got this in too late last year

Multiplier/ potato onions