It’s hard moving into a new house, and not having big trees for privacy or shade. Here are a few suggestions of trees that grow quickly. Most trees that grow quickly have shallow roots, and weak wood. So you might want to consider planting a few slower growing trees …

7 Of The Fastest Growing Shade Trees

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Very interesting ideas here for organization!

50 Clever DIY Ways To Organize Your Entire Life

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Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for weeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing i...

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Save your lawn from dog feces and urination! Potty Area How To | Canine Training Center

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Cinder block heater & water warmer - light bulb inside cinder bock covered with a stepping stone & water container set on top won't freeze......very clever idea!

Mareed2k's Chicken Coop

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Well, this sure in the heck makes me want to recover my E-Z up.

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Built-in wood storage near outside fire pit....or inside that can be turned into a shelf in the summer!

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17 Easy and Cheap Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do - hide garbage,. . , update look on garage door #17

17 Easy and Cheap Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do

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salvaged decorative garden edging is hung upside down from the porch soffit. What a beautiful trellis!

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M: Green Barrier™ living willow hedges, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing. They provide almost instant screening, even in winter. The willow establishes very quickly after planting and creates an attractive green hedge in as little as 2 months. // Great Gardens Ideas //

Living Willow Hedges

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Target golf game. Easy to make, lots of fun.

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DIY-ify: 10 Outdoor Organization DIY’s

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Well isn't this a duh moment :D Outdoor table (with storage!) made from terracotta pot and saucer.

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DIY Outdoor Table

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Blanket Flower – Daisy-like flowers are red with yellow margins blooming in June through October. Plants grow 10 to 14 inches tall with gray-green, hairy leaves. Grows best in full sun in well-drained soil. Plants attract butterflies. Deer resistant. Photo shown: Gaillardia xgrandiflora ‘Kobold’.

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‘Juul’s Allstar’ The 2½-foot-tall bush covers itself in orchid-flowering blooms that are fuchsia with a bright yellow center

50 dahlias to drool over

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Peach Dahlia Light:Sun Zones:8-10 Plant Type:Bulb Plant Height:12 inches to 5 feet tall Plant Width:To 2 feet wide Landscape Uses:Containers,Beds & Borders,Groundcover Special Features:Flowers,Attractive Foliage,Cut Flowers,Attracts Hummingbirds,Attracts Butterflies,Drought Tolerant,Easy to Grow

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Gladiolus 'Catharina'. I had mine in pots this year. In early to mid summer they have tall green spikey leaves, which add height interest at the centre of a potted arrangement. In the late summer and fall, they produce lush, tropical-iike blossoms.

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Foxglove -- Biennial Another staple of cottage gardens, foxgloves bear tall spikes of pink, purple, white, or yellow tube-shaped flowers in summer. Growing Conditions: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil

Hummingbird Favorites

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Red spider lilies - it's a surprise lily. The small leaves die down in the spring and then in the fall the 15" tall flower spikes emerge. Surprise!

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The new 'Heartthrob' Hibiscus would look stunning in a cottage garden! See more new perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/new-perennials/

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Beautiful ground cover ideas

Beautiful Ground Cover Ideas

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Whaaa!!! are they for real? this looks like candy, not ground cover.. i may have to get just because its funny. Variegated Creeping Blue Sedum at Michigan Bulb

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Delphinium... Delphinium flowers are easy to grow from seed. Just sprinkle seed on the ground. Cover lightly. Water and wait. ;-)

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Aubrieta- apparently these are great for slopes and ground cover. Love the purple!

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