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    Backyard Oasis Ideas

    All the things I dream about having and creating in a backyard space!

    Backyard Oasis Ideas

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    Farm: "#Plants have best friends, just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles, and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier."


    Great Groundcovers! • Tips and ground cover picks!

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    Hanging plants.

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    packing A LOT in a little space! LOVE IT.

    Plant a compact vegetable garden

    Log section bench

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    Autumn garden!

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    Colorful planters would have the perfect place for this on our small front porch to bring some life to it!!

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    Stone Cupped Hands nice flower pot

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    Love how you can have a whole beautiful garden using the space on a wall. Vertical planter wall in your garden or patio is amazing.

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    This is it! This is what we are going to do to edge our front garden beds

    Your first Garden

    Multiple levels of rock as a border looks neat and orderly but still natural. Also, many great landscapes at this site!

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    Love this! Drought tolerant and peaceful. Need to get my landscaper busy...

    23rd Annual Spring Garden Show | Potted

    I have always loved to see plants “trained” into small trees, especially when they are plants we don’t normally see grown as trees. Plants like lantana standard or coleus tree. The buddleia or the butterfly bush is another one. In some states the buddleia is considered a invasive species (BBC) and they are trying to …

    How To Train A Butterfly Bush Into A Tree -

    7 Classic DIY Garden Walkway Projects • With Tutorials!

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    Siracha Chicken Quinoa Bowl - This recipe was delicious, super easy, relatively quick, and definitely had a kick to it! Only problem was that I think the portion size is pretty small, so don't rely on the way she has it portioned out to determine how much to make.

    Sriracha Chicken Quinoa Bowl

    The Checkerboard Herb Garden

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    More Garden Containers You Never Thought Of • Tons of Tips Ideas!

    More Garden Containers You Never Thought Of… | The Garden Glove

    What a cute and cleaver idea! Clear around the planting area, for productive growth of the beans. Greate hideaway for kids in the yard, leave the grass in the center.

    Alternative Gardning: Pole Bean Hideaway

    Use the frame from an inexpensive paper lantern.

    No 114 Hanging Sphere topiary

    old log for a planter

    Easy Container Gardening: 7 Containers You Never Thought Of

    Succulent bird bath.

    Sumptuous Summer

    Perfect Idea for that worn out wheel barrel. A Beautiful fairy garden home...maybe Tinkerbell lives here.

    Plant Up a Wheelbarrow Fairy Garden

    Glow in the dark paint is a cheap and fun way to bring on certain areas of your garden. Have a walkway with side stones? Try painting the stones with a green or purple paint to illuminate the pathway. Even old stumps can be painted to create a beautiful effect. For the creative, experiment with a mix of colors throughout your garden to create a multitude of designs.treewrap3

    Get Creative: 5 Ways to Aesthetically Set Your Garden Apart

    Using Architectural Plants in the Garden • Great info and Tips!

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    Small Storage Sheds • Ideas & Projects! With lots of Tutorials!

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    DIAMOND DAZE- Bottle Cap Art. $425.00, via Etsy.

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    succulents & rocks-great option for low maintenance berm & parking

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    Love it!

    Everything Everywhere: Beautiful Outdoor living

    Tin flowers - need to make some of these for the back fence. Cute!

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    Outdoor art made from plastic bottle caps, #recycle

    Paint and Pixels

    Moss art. Would be neat to let the kids paint a picture on the fence and watch it grow!

    Moss art - 9GAG

    Yarn lettering on a wood fence -- I never would have thought to do this outside!

    ONE little MOMMA: DIY Nursery String Art- {Guest Post}

    Paint can lids and circular mirrors with bottle caps make this fence-side garden adorably colorful.

    Inside Austin Gardens Tour 2009: Cheryl Goveia’s garden | Digging

    I need a brick wall ASAP! Moss paint: You’ll need several handfuls of moss, 12oz of buttermilk or a can of beer and a teaspoon of sugar. Mix in a blender until liquid and paint on the wall. Spray daily as it grows, as moss thrives when moist.

    DIY Green Graffiti: Making Moss Murals | greenUPGRADER

    I want this fence...It's so bright and colorful and would be lots of fun to create!

    How to Decorate Your Garden | Tips for Your Backyard

    DIY Garden Art...Take old wooden ceiling fan blades when the fan quits working and create yard art, like these Dragon Flies or Butterflies. Waterseal, then polyurethane them well to prevent warping. The bodies are old table legs!

    DIY Garden Art Ideas | The Garden Glove

    Hometalk :: Repurposing FUN... :: Chipping with Charm, Laurel's clipboard on Hometalk

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    25 Ideas for Decorating your Garden Fence

    String lights on poles pushed into pots around the yard...could do the same with Shepard hooks or poles attached along the fence! Just such a pretty idea. Love it

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    Fences with Flair. How to turn a boring fence into WOW! How creative!

    2010-2011 Dream Garden Awards

    Guerrilla Gardening Slingshot Seed Bomb Kit for by visualingual, $16.00

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    Love the arched arbor and the brick path!

    15 Tips for Outdoor Living Spaces

    Backyard garden boxes

    Vertical Gardening Inspiration

    Decorate a fence with hanging flower pots painted for lots of color and life. Project published in Better Homes and Gardens. Do it yoursel, DIY magazine Step-by-step: thank you!! Herb garden

    Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Crafty - 31 Pics

    Use wood glue and a stencil to block the stain. Beautiful. #pinterest #diy #idea

    Nine Red: Spotlight: Stenciling with Stains

    22 Amazing Vertical Garden Ideas for Your Small Yard

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    Add A Tree Bench - 150 Remarkable Projects and Ideas to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

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    Tree House

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    Tree, ok, well, Stump House! - HOME SWEET HOME - Knitting, sewing, crochet, tutorials, papercraft, jewlery, needlework, swaps, cooking and so much more on

    Tree, ok, well, Stump House! - HOME SWEET HOME

    Treeless Tree House

    Treeless Tree House