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    Weeping Pussy Willow ~ A nice weeping form of pussy willow that is trained on a standard to produce a small umbrella-like tree. Silvery catkins appear in late winter or early spring. Grows 4-6’ tall by 6-8’ wide.

    9 Step Guide on How to Build a Homestead Series Fire pit

    DIY trash can enclosure - this looks pretty simple to build!

    Good reference

    My Repurposed Life Not all projects turn out as expected. This tutorial will show you how to make a bench from two unwanted chairs.

    How to Build an Adirondack Lawn Chair - Plans for Building an Adirondack Chair - Popular Mechanics

    DIY Instructions for Kid's Adirondack Chairs - These are so cute - I need to make several for this summer!*

    15 DIY Ideas to Make Your Backyard Even More Amazing, Reclaimed wood pathway

    Old kids crib mattress, sheet, pallets--OUTDOOR COUCH

    Summer project: A beautiful way to display your garden and plants in the backyard!

    Mosquito Barrier:"Just one spraying will keep mosquitoes, ticks and fleas out of your yard and away from your home, 24 hours a day for nearly a month...a very strong liquid garlic made from very potent garlic cloves. does not harm humans or pets or plants, but to mosquitoes it can be deadly. Odor becomes undetectable to humans within minutes.

    Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - won't get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houston's tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers

    Lemongrass is a fabulous addition to your recipes and surprisingly easy to grow! You can even propagate it from cuttings.


    Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Plant in pots and place on your porch or patio.

    Here is the vertical cedar fence my hubby built (with my design, lumber shopping and staining help - I'm useless with a hammer though) to cover up the two hideous air conditioning units gracing our frontage. He's awesome! I'm happy. We left lots of air for the AC units to breathe so hopefully its fine.

    Ana White | Build a Ana's Adirondack Chair | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

    String lights are an easy, affordable way to turn your porch into an enchanting oasis. Let them drape from the ceiling or a railing, or hang them from a wall. RELATED: 47 Porches and Patios We'd Love to Relax On

    Cozy up in this outdoor room on the second level porch #hgtvmagazine


    Don't Get the Wrong Style Window in Stylish Laundry Rooms From HGTV Dream Home, Green Home and Urban Oasis from HGTV

    Cheap Stone Patio Ideas | bobsgrading.blogs...

    Building a fire pit. Awww...yes, this would have been good to know 3 years ago!!!!