container gardening

"I LOVE sweet potatoe vine and petunias. Plant in hanging baskets with sweet potatoe and wave petunias. The vine fills in when the flowers get a little "leggy""


Look! Really Small Succulent Garden

Another great idea for that what-to-do-with space between the house and the walkway: plant different kinds of succulents. or get someone to plant these succulents for you.

Learn how to enhance your home's curb appeal at night with our extensive guide to landscape lighting. | Illustration: Arthur Mount |

All About Landscape Lighting

Highlight your home's architectural features and draw attention to prized plantings and trees with our encyclopedic guide to landscape lighting. Discuss ideas with a Hoffman designer!

A fixed lattice panel along the side of a raised deck lends privacy without feeling claustrophobic. | Photo David Valcovio |

10 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Yard

wooden deck with open walls and trellis. Defined areas like small patios, outdoor kitchens, and decks are generally easier to screen than a whole yard.

Our Vintage Home Love: An Industrial Pipe Curtain Rod How To [ using PVC spray painted to make outdoor curtain rods.  absolutely brilliant!!!]

Our Vintage Home Love: Back/Side Porch Ideas For Summer and An Industrial Pipe Curtain Rod How To. Love the idea of using PVC pipe as curtain rods.

Hanging Trellis Herb Garden

Found: Hanging Trellis Herb Garden — Making Lemonade

Hanging Trellis Herb Garden greengardenhome: “ The idea of an herb garden is a good one, especially for those looking for low maintenance gardens. That said, the idea of a bunch of little pots all.

Backyard ideas

The side tables are halves of wine barrels simply turned upside down. Find them at a local hardware store, they make the perfect rustic end table. Lantern from Pottery Barn, square planter from Crate + Barrel.

Fence flowers made from paint can lids, bottle caps and mirrors !

fence flowers made from paint can lids, bottle caps and mirrors. (Love the paint can lid flower. I have had enough over the past few years for a garden on the fence.

Backyard Bar

DIY & Crafts - this is a super cute idea for a drink station for an outdoor/patio party.