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    Butterfly Gardening - A list of plants that will attract butterflies to the garden.

    Stepables, a grassy replacement for walkways and small areas - soft and cool to the touch, and the more they get stepped on, the more they thrive!

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    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 basilmakes tomatoes even tastier.

    Potato Vine, Hot Pink Geraniums, & Dark Purple Petunias ~ A Little Pop of Wow...

    Creative Window Pane Ideas- I love these!

    imagine that in a backyard full of land

    Landscape solutions of iowa - just a picture of how I would like my backyard fire pit to look

    Alternative Gardning: Island bed garden design

    this would be soo cool to have in the yard

    Ladybug roks for garden decor...Mel, I know you can make me some of these!..;)

    $50 fire pit using concrete tree rings

    Learn how easy it is to get those crisp, expertly-done flower gardens

    Greenhouse make of old windows

    Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.

    Outdoor table (with storage!) made from terracotta pot and saucer. Simple, cheap, and effective!

    Fire pit

    Tips on growing hydrangea

    Lantana is so easy to grow. It attracts butterflies, loves sun and can tolerate drought. Good watering results in a showy and large plant. Freezes to the ground in winter but returns year after year.

    In the fall - plant spring bulbs in pots. Store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. Youll need to water every few weeks since the pots wont have access to rainfall. Pack bulbs shoulder-to-shoulder in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container as will fit.

    Morning Glory-never thought about growing this one in a pot

    Along the sides of the house!

    I love this birdbath with its own private garden---great place to plant colorful annuals. I may have to order it. It is calling my name.

    Flagstone Edging Define the space between bed and lawn by stacking rocks. Flagstone and bluestone feature wide, flat faces and lend a romantic English country feeling to a garden. Irregular in shape and thickness, flagstones are durable and stack securely in this garden.