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32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius


Magnetic Money with Jason Lindsay on 'Hooked on Science'

Magnetic Money - TeacherTube


DIY Garden Arbor Ideas! • Learn how to build a simple garden arbor!

How to Build a Simple Garden Arbor | The Garden Glove


Recycling Old Doors - lots of ways to repurpose salvaged doors to make furniture and to use in the home & garden - via Inspiration Green

Recycling Old Doors


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

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Make Your Own Arbor..Step by step instructions on how to make a twig arbor. Tells you how many twigs of each length and what materials are needed. Has photo's and instructions.

Make Your Own Arbor


Inexpensive way to add an awning outdoor fabric was attached to building wall bracket and then with post outside edge of patio

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make a pallet tee pee :)...OMG...wish that I was as adept with a hammer & nails(or screwdriver & screws) as with needle & thread

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Raised Beds inside fence...love the look of this!!! And the Dogs would stay out of the flowers when they are running!

How to Build a Raised Bed


Backyard dog house area made of pallets

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5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)

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Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.

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Stump Succulent Planter

Stump Succulent Planter


Evergreen Miscanthus is one of the prettiest and lowest-care grasses out there, with its reflective green year-round foliage and coppery pur...

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13 Plants That Give You Bang for Your Buck: Lavender Genus: Lavandula spp. Zones: 5 to 9 Cost: $6 to $10 Expert Says: "Lavender's practically indestructible, genuinely deer-resistant, and comes in beautiful hues."

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raised vegetable garden Les 4

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How to build a straw bale garden, this site has more information... I did it this year and I'm amazed at the size of my tomatoes! I put them around my Rhubarb patches and I was harvesting rhubarb into late September! Give this a try

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    I have done hay bale gardens before. They are awesome and when they run their course you can just compost them.

Roll-up sidewalk made from pallet wood and old fire hose. Great for rainy season or after a flood. Put this over a heavily travelled area so you don't walk through puddles! DIY, on my to-do list

My Flood Experience... hoping you don't need to use it.


Curved Raised Veggie Gardens - build your raised beds out of galvanized steel or rustic materials.

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Get cooped up chickens fresh grass by building a protective frame. They eat the tops, but can't scratch up the whole deal.

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Consider building a shed roof over the deck with plastic sheathing to allow light in and then run lights for ambiance. Super awesome!

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How a family of four has created food and energy self-sufficiency on a fifth of acre.

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6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre - Urban Farm - Urban Homestead - Growing Your Own Food

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Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These little guys are officially the cutest food known to man. Super easy-to-grow too!

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