As much as I enjoy summer BBQs, nothing has me running in faster than being attacked by mosquitoes. Lucky for me, I came across this non-toxic repellent which is not only effective, but looks AND smells pretty too! #winning Here's what you need: 4 Mason Jars (you can also recycle jelly jar...

Keep Bugs Away With a Non-Toxic Mason Jar Repellent

Amazing raised bed design. Raised garden or flower bed. Walk into the walkway and pick from your garden easily

A Taste of the Earth: raised bed is done... with amenities

How to Get Rid of Ants - Article | The Family Handyman

How to Get Rid of Ants

build $10 raised beds

Build a $10 Cedar Raised Garden Beds | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

Loooove this idea!! Paver mats to give your house old world charm! I love cobblestone.

How to Build a Driveway Apron

Might have to make a greenhouse box like this, to keep the deer out!

Small Greenhouse Made From Old Antique Windows

Paver patio with grill surround, fire pit and stone steppers that lead to the pool deck we built the previous year. Custom designed and built by Archadeck of Chicagoland.

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Front door color

Freckle Face Girl: Shut the Front Door!

Great for picnic.. i love cool beer

Pratic and Smart Diy Ideas Anyone Can Do In Budget 2 | Diy & Home | Creative Projects For Your Home

DIY walkway. use a picture frame with multiple spaces, and a $4.00 bag of cement. Prettier and cheaper way to do a walk.

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Autumn Blaze® Red Maple - possible tree- fast growing , grows three feet per year/ cross between red maple and silver maple. I <3 TREES!!!!

Buy Autumn Blaze Maple for Sale Online | Nature Hills Nursery

Continuous cilantro growing method worth pinning even if a second time!.

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Outdoor covered patio with fireplace, great addition idea. LOVE this!! What a beautiful place to hang out.

Covered Patio Patio Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor

Backyard Twister. Spray paint the grass or put old clothes on and spill those paint cans for much messier fun! #datenightideas

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Here's an easy & Natural Bee/Wasp/Yellow-Jacket Pesticide just in time for Summer! We've always had wasps & yellow jackets making nests in the rafters by our porches. There were even more when we got a pool. Ingredients: 1 container (leftover butter/cool whip seems best) 1/4 c vinegar 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c warm water Place around a pool & even near porches!

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How to build a hammock stand. Must have with clematis or morning glory climbing all over it.

My Indecisive Life: Hangin' Out Pt. 2

Beautiful and Easy DIY Outdoor Fire Pit. Use the Rockwood Steel Insert and Cooking Grate to create a wood burning fire pit instantly or custom designed to fit your outdoor patio! You can grill on an open fire with the included swivel cooking grate.

Rockwood Steel Insert and Cooking Grate for Ring Fire Pit

Concrete gap filler. Never weed again!! I did this on my patio and driveway. Love it! This is what parks and public places use. Available at Lowes and Home Depot in different colors in the concrete dept. I need to show the hubby this!

DIY Problem Solvers and Household Tips

backyard bliss: installing patio pavers and a fire pit | the handmade home

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15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome • A great roundup that has tons of Ideas and Tutorials for you!

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How to Build a PVC Sprinkler for your Vegetable Garden There are a variety of options when it comes to making sure your garden is properly hydrated. #DIY #garden

How to Build a PVC Sprinkler for your Vegetable Garden

7 Classic DIY Garden Walkway Projects • With Tutorials!

7 Classic DIY Garden Walkway Projects | The Garden Glove

backyard fun outdoor word game

25 Awesome Backyard Activities

Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors :)

11 plants that repel mosquitoes - Home to Home DIY

Summer Window Boxes

My Summer Window Boxes