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DIY: Concrete Block Planters: Remodelista

Building brick paths and stone walls creates a magical landscape. It's hard work BUT you can do it with these tips that will help you work smarter and faster. Click for Family Handyman's step-by-step guide!

Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

GENIUS…Line a pathway with rocks painted in glow in the dark paint. During the day they “charge” in the sun and in the evening they reflect the stored light. Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint.

DIY Glow in the Dark Stepping Stones | eHow

Blue Glow stones–you can put them in your yard, along your driveway, wherever, and they glow at night after soaking sun all day. I think I like the blue stones better than the green. They look like a river around the patio.

Blue Glow Garden Stones from Collections Etc.

This is the first edging I have ever seen that I like. It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge!

Brick edging for your flower beds |

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

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Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!!

How to Make a Garlic Spray to Repel Mosquitoes | eHow

How to spruce up a worn-out deck in six easy steps. | Photo: Kristine Larsen |

How to Spruce Up a Worn Out Deck

Painting plastic furniture, bins, trash cans, etc. isnt that much different than painting any other type of furniture, except for a few things. Sanding Doesnt Really Work You cant really sand plastic. If you want to scuff up the surface a little for extra adhesion, you can use a

How To Paint Plastic Furniture

Lavender is a very popular evergreen herb that is native to the Mediterranean, South-western Europe and neighbouring parts of Africa and Asia. It has been in use for millennia as [...]

How To Grow Your Own Lavender - Herbs Info

Tiered Raised Garden Beds This might be a good solution for my veggie/ herb garden - Rugged Thug

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great tree stump side tables to these "urban Adirondak-like chairs" designed by Jimmy Matcock | eclectic landscape by Derviss Design

Classic Summer Furniture: The Adirondack Chair

Rustic Patio Chair...gonna have these around the fire pit.

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Our pallet furniture! Love!

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Glow in the dark paint on tree trunks.... chairs around the fire pit/campfire? AWESOME!

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A perfect rustic setting for fall entertaining, via Elle Decor

Warming Ideas for Fall Outdoor Gatherings

Free Woodworking Plans: Adirondack Chair Plans includes print out

Free Woodworking Plans: Adirondack Chair Plans

furniture for the garden - make chairs out of tree stumps - with a chainsaw.

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Maximizing a Small Patio

An Interchangeable Picnic Table with Seats that Flip Up to Form a Back | 32 Outrageously Fun Things You'll Want In Your Backyard This Summer

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A Swingset Firepit | 32 Outrageously Fun Things You'll Want In Your Backyard This Summer

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Not long ago, people had to think about how much to grow for the year. They had to plan ahead, save seeds, plant enough for their family, preserve enough, etc. It wasn’t just a hobby.

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Hmmmm . . . recycled rubber mulch carpet prevents weeds, looks like mulch without the mess.

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potatoes forever! Container gardening isn’t only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow, it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment.

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Raised Garden Bed Idea! It's ALMOST SPRING TIME!!! I can hardly wait!!!

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