Kathy Brooks

Kathy Brooks

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Shade garden ideas

Stunning Shade Garden Design Ideas Create a Retreat Transform an ugly, shady spot into a cool and stylish summer oasis by adding a bench and some flowers. That way you have the perfect place to enjoy a glass of lemonade on hot, sunny summer days.

2. You can use fire glass instead of wood for your backyard fire pit.

Fire glass produces more heat than real wood and is environmentally friendly. There is no smoke, it’s odorless and doesn’t produce ash. Stay toasty warm without cutting down trees and the specially formulated glass crystals give off no toxic deposit.

Garden Ponds: Barley bales to keep koi ponds and fountain water crystal clear.Barley Straw Controls Algae Growth Naturally. Keep the water in your container water garden, small pond or aquarium clean and clear the natural way — with barley straw. Just float this barley straw-filled mesh sachet in the water and it will inhibit algae growth for up to 6 months.

Barley straw cleans ponds and it’s safe for fish.It’s also safe for livestock. We use barley straw bags in our horse tanks. As long as you change them regularly (see the label on yours for info), they work great!