Red Creeping Thyme. grows 3 inches tall max so very neat--no mowing needed ever. beautiful fresh lemony scent.  gorgeous with lavender. perennial. repels mosquitoes. can grow as entire lawn.

Red Creeping Thyme - grows 3 inches tall so very neat, no mowing needed, beautiful fresh lemony scent, perennial. repels mosquitoes, can grow as entire lawn.

use tire to create small backyard pond

Use an old tire to create a small backyard pond. My kids, 3 sons, have been helping with yard work and planting. They keep asking for a pond. I think this is a great DIY project to do outside with them. Looks simple.

DIY Up-Cycled Garden Gates • Ideas & Tutorials!

DIY Up-Cycled Garden Gates

DIY Up-Cycled Garden Gates Ideas Tutorials! I love using the window as a gate. Its charming

DIY Garden Projects with Rocks • Lots of tutorials, projects and ideas!

DIY Garden Projects with Rocks

Old broken bike wheels make great trellises for plants.

Holly this what u do with all daves messed up bike rims and put in your garden. I love this idea! I could mount old bicycle wheels/tires/rims on the side of my old shed and let the vegetation climb! Fabulous up-cycle idea!

Make a rain barrel from a garbage can.  I've been wanting more rainbarrels, but too much $.  this sounds great!

Save Water (and Money!) By Making Your Own Rain Barrel

Make a rain barrel, save water. Can be used for waste water from washing, cooking, etc.

Deck Designs

I love multilevel decks and wood! but just wish i could have A deck and .of course, for my dream home, there would also be a pool and beautiful garden off of the deck.

Bucket tower

Beginning to Look Like Spring...

vintage Galvanized Tubs and Watering Can water fountain, soooo cute! I love buckets!

stump garden

Plant some flowers in a tree hollow.beautiful with the purple against the gray! (Just add dirt inside the hollow)

DIY How To Make Glass Garden Art Flowers. And Drill Through Glass. Glass garden art flowers are made from used or recycled glass and metal dishes, plates, cups, pickle dishes and more. They are easy to assemble: the dishes are arranged in layers, with the largest plates forming the back of the flower (to appear as petals), and the smallest ones at the front (like the flower pistols).☀CQ #crochet Thanks for sharing! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

How to Make Garden Art FLOWERS from DISHES

How to make glass garden flowers made from recycled glass dishes and plates. Tutorial shows both how to drill through glass or make them without drilling.

cool garden structure!

Gabion structures - make with wire fence or mesh and gathered stones. ***Perfect for my NW yard that's FULL of rocks.

A fence of shutters...wouldnt that be lovely as a backdrop, along a flower garden!?!

Pinner said: A fence of shutters.wouldnt that be lovely as a backdrop, along a flower garden! Not too crazy about the art flowers, but love the idea of shutter fence! Also for privacy screen!

red screen door to garden

Bright cheery screen and mosaic bird house, a wonderful garden of whimsy.Bright cheery screen and mosaic bird house, a wonderful garden of whimsy.

making tire planter Felder Rushing; his site has many pictures from all over to use as inspiration for cutting the edge

making tire planter - neighbor had one when I was a kid, and I never liked it, but if you leave the rim on, it looks like an urn, and that's kinda cool.