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Garden Inspiration


Garden Inspiration

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Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET

Planting a Perfectly Proportioned Garden Vase -- three easy steps to planting a garden vase that will be a beautiful focal point for your front porch or deck!

Vegetable Box Garden. Love the pavers for avoiding dirty knees while working in the beds. LM 01-2014

Tip of the Day: If your yard is overrun with bugs, you’ll love this all-natural insect spray to repel mosquitoes, flies, bees, and other insects. In your blender, combine 1 small onion, 1 head of peeled garlic, 4 cups water, and 1½ tablespoons cayenne pepper. After blending, add a tablespoon liquid dish soap and strain into a spray bottle. Spray around your deck and anywhere else you’d like to repel bugs—it’s safe for kids and pets! Spray around your yard once a week to keep bugs away for good.

Magic Formula | This lush planter reflects the proven "thriller, filler, spiller" recipe that puts a tall plant in the center, mounding plants on the sides, and trailing plants flowing over the edges. | SouthernLIving.com

Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

:: how to build a rain barrel : great tutorial

Succulent Gardening- perfect for the brown thumb!

Vegetable boxes incorporated into small yard. Note the trellis at the back of each bed. This would be very pretty along the back and provide a place to attach vines and fruit branches.

Flagstone Edging

Ribbon effect Bands of thyme running between 2-foot-square sand-washed concrete pavers stripe a winding path in Alamo, California. The bold look adds structure to the blowsy backyard meadow of tawny Carex testacea grasses, accented with pink ‘Maori Chief’ phormium and yellow kangaroo paw. Great Garden Paths - Sunset.com

Waves...Icy blue dymondia flows like a stream between flagstone pavers in a garden near Morro Bay, Calif. Surrounded by grasses and coastal native plants, this path echoes the curves of the nearby estuary.

Growing grasses in a bed and pavers with plants

Sweet Alyssum, Lobularia maritima

Flowers and rocks around tree. Would love to do this!

DIY Wood Planter on Wheels Tutorial 3

These drought-resistent succulents are ideal for the forgetful gardener. See more ideas for hanging baskets: www.bhg.com/...

Great set up for a veggie garden, blocked from the dog or other animals.

Blue hydrangeas, boxwood, and white impatiens

DIY: Milk Jug Scoop For The Garden

Raised garden bed - pinning mostly to remind myself - it's not hard! and it gives you delicious veggies. It also improves the look and feel of a boring, small backyard.

Love the color combo

eclectic landscape by Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

Soil Building Steps for Gardening Success