Self-watering planter made from recycled wine bottles!

Self-watering planter made from recycled wine bottles. Self-watering planter made from recycled wine bottles. by minoakastudios

make a footprint every year alternating legs and soon you'll have a path of prints running through the garden as well as a growth chart.---aww wish I had thought of this!

Baby Hand and Footprint Stepping Stones: Make a footprint every year and soon you'll have a path of prints running through the garden as well as a growth chart. - Wish I would of seen this idea 2 years ago.

Cute idea

DIY Garden Planter & Birds Bath

Topsy-Turvy Planter & Birdfeeder: very cute and inexpensive. Could forget bird feeder and plant herbs

MUST DO! Solar lights on plant hook - LOVE this idea. Back yard

Dollar store solar lights on plant hook – Like this idea. Back yard Dollar store solar lights on plant hook – Like this idea. Back yard was last modified: June…

How to Grow Clematis

How to Grow Clematis - Gardener's Supply

Beautiful combo on How to Grow Clematis and How to Support It - Companion plants, such as this pale-purple baptisia, keep the clematis' root-zone cool.

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground. I have been doing this for a few years & works great for containing plants that tend to spread, but that I still want to plant in the garden. This also works good for planting a plant in an area that tends to get filled with roots etc. from other plants. I will use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots, but keeps other tree roots from choking out the one I planted.

Stop Invasive Plants From Taking Over Your Garden

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground, works great for containing plants that tend to spread. Use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots. Great for bamboo!

sliding lid sandpit... daddy project!

sliding lid sandpit- when kids outgrow it, convert it to a raised garden bed w/ garden benches. sliding lid sandpit- when kids outgrow it, convert it to a raised garden…

Backyard drive-in movie party.  The kids decorated their "cars" with stickers and markers before the movie.

Backyard drive-in movie party. The kids decorated their "cars" with stickers and markers before the movie. We used to have backyard "drive-in movies". It was so much fun!

Pallet swing!! I want!!

Porch swing from pallets in pallet garden pallet furniture pallet outdoor project with Swing/// could be cute for front porch

I wish I had a fence...Marbles pressed into holes drilled in a plain fence. Add some cheap, quick pizzazz to your garden. And some pretty reflections on your lawn :) Probably best to test the size of the holes you need to drill on a scrap piece of board, marbles should fit well with no glue needed.

Drill holes in your fence and insert marbles! So neat! Wow, drill holes in your fence and insert marbles! So neat! Bring happy to everyone who passes by. a smile guaranteed. By: Homestead Survival

Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea

Beautiful Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea that blooms from June to first frost! My absolute favorite flower is hydrangea. My wedding flowers were mainly hydrangeas. I would love to have them in my yard!

Website that lists plants that can grow in tough conditions (dry shade, etc)

The Best Plants For 30 Tough Sites Cover . This site is pretty awesome. It lists plants that can grow in specific conditions -- ex. alkaline soil, clay soil, dry shade, etc.

Good tips for Coleus. Feeding & care, landscape use, taking cuttings, baskets etc.

Good article on Coleus (my new favorite for containers) including care, how to take cuttings in the fall and grow indoors over the winter, shaping - would make a good Xmas tree

When nasty weeds pop up, don't reach for the weed killer. Douse them with vinegar, lemon juice or boiling water instead. The weeds will likely shrivel in a day or so. Resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment.

DIY - Weed killer - When nasty weeds pop up, don't reach for the weed killer. Douse them with vinegar, lemon juice or boiling water instead. The weeds will likely shrivel in a day or so. Resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment.

Bean fort- easy to make and grow

A nice old fashioned green bean tee-pee for an edible backyard play house.

11 ways to fight drought    Here's how to make every drop of water count

11 ways to fight drought

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