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Dream Garden


Dream Garden

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Succulants on and around stone steps

How cool is what this person did: this started out as a 12x12 shed. They added the porch, salvaged cottage windows and split shingle roof.

love this!

Jeffrey Bale Pebble Mosaic

Vertical architectural elements likes arches and arbors tie the landscape to the house and offset a yard's horizontal lines. | Photo: Webb Chappell | thisoldhouse.com

meandering paths lined with stone...

DIY: Framed vertical succulent garden

pretty side yard

Fairy garden...in a cracked pot.

Vertical gardening, herbs in tired wire basket, cute!

Why do I want to make this penny Ball for the garden? Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue.

Guest house made out of a 12 x 12 shed.

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This one. This color.

Pergola

Low stone retaining wall on sloped yard.

Just about any tender perennial is a candidate for snipping in the fall and replanting in the spring. Here's how: | Photo: John Glover/Alamy | thisoldhouse.com

Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful.

boxwood and hydrangea

beautiful landscape slope

This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Follow our instructions for this cold frame to foster seedlings in early spring and keep veggies going through fall and even into winter. | Photo: Matthew Benson | thisoldhouse.com

Find the sun. Most vegetables want six hours of direct sun a day — and more if they can get it. Exceptions include lettuce and radishes, which can get by with less.

A fairy garden!