Use cement blocks to edge a garden, and fill the blocks' holes with soil and plant to finish -- low-growing plants like creeping thyme, moss roses or strawberries work well and will not grow high enough to shade or otherwise interfere with garden plants. Gardens Ideas, Cinder Blocks Gardens, Concrete Blocks, Cute Ideas, Strawberries Plants, Blocks Edge, Growing Strawberries, Gardens Border, The Blocks
Gorgeous basket for shade - thank you Kathy LaLiberte and Gardener's Supply. This 13-inch basket contains Rex begonia, Heuchera, impatiens, Boston fern and Alternathera. Just be mindful that this lush look comes in time; if you stuff 'em tight at planting time, they may not be able to go the distance.
How to Create Sensational Pots and Planters...also a list for choosing the right plants, which ones prefer sun, shade etc
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hanging planter idea
18 inch Hanging basket of Alternathera d. rubiginosa, Boston fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata 'Blue Bell'), Harvest Lemon Chiffon heuchera, Salsa rex begonia, mixed rex begonia, Rockapulco Orchid impatiens and Rockapulco Rose impatiens.
Needs a shady site Plants included: Alternathera d. rubiginosa, Boston fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata 'Blue Bell'), Harvest Lemon Chiffon heuchera, Salsa rex begonia, mixed rex begonia, Rockapulco Orchid impatiens and Rockapulco Rose impatiens. See how to create sensational pots and planters at gardeners.com
Planter Idea Book flowering pots, planters, hanging baskets, windowboxes and more.
Flower Basket with AquaSav Replacement Liners. It needs a shady site....would be perfect under a porch. Plants are Alternathera d. rubiginosa, Boston fern (Nephrolepsis exaltata 'Blue Bell'), Harvest Lemon Chiffon heuchera, Salsa rex begonia, mixed rex begonia, Rockapulco Orchid impatiens and Rockapulco Rose impatiens. Very pretty..love it!!
Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Really makes a difference in window boxes!
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Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Great idea!
Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. (from this old house)
place sponges in bottom of planter before adding soil to keep water in reserve. you know...while I learn to have a green thumb.
Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Really makes a difference in window boxes! Great idea
Wash tub planter.
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Wash Tub Planter Photograph by Linda Phelps - Wash Tub Planter Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale
Wash tub planter. _ Container Planting _ Gardening
Old Galvanized Wash Tub...as a garden container.
Create outdoor stools from tree trunks then paint them with glow paint - instant party lights! Looks like ferngully! =)
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Log Stools painted with glow in the dark paint. What an easy way to spice up your backyard seating area or very cool for the campfire. This is definitely going into my fire pit
Log Stools painted with glow in the dark paint. I just like the glow in the dark paint idea
Log stools painted with glow in the dark paint.. for camping or Night time BBQ Parties to find and buy Glow in dark paint they are found in Craft stores, and retail stores and online
log stools painted with glow in the dark paint for our firepit seating! Great for fire pit or campfire!
Paint pots in whimsical colors and def only use in shaded are w shade loving plants if u live in a hot area! Those pots dry out super fast (even when painted) and the water would just spill out of the top. Could seal the inside w paint and spray sealer. Use water gel mixed w soil to hold in moisture.
Pots so cute
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potted plants and bird feeder: I like this. I already have a plant stand like this. Now I just need to as the bird bath.
Flower Pot Bird Bath! Very cute idea!
Tilted flower pots and bird bath- although my HOA will not allow me to have birdbaths- still like this idea
Stacked Flower Pots & Bird Bath...take out the bird bath and use it for an herb garden
cute bird bath flower pots or center piece in alice in wonderland mad tea party
Outdoor flower pot/ bird bath
How smart is that!? The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season.
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A Master Gardener program used the water crystals in planters...the same thing in diapers! Put a diaper in the bottom of your flower pot. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."
A helpful trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. They help retain moisture.
I so need to try this. I have used water crystals in planters, but who knew it was the same thing in diapers. Put one or two in the bottom of hanging baskets to help retain mosture. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."
25 garden tips you won't want to miss - some are pretty neat.
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Great idea ~ Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. ~This Old House
Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Great idea!
Line flower pots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. What a great idea...
Plant Potting Tips: Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Why didn't I think of that? #indoorgarden #pottedplants
10 uses for coffe filters ~ 7. Make Houseplants Less Messy Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole.
Make old lamps into birdbaths
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DIY Bird baths or feeders made from an old lamp base and fancy scalloped ceiling fixtures or other bowls/trays. #DIY #birdbaths #birdtable #bird table #bird feeder #bird table
Old Lamp Base + Old Light Fixture = Bird Bath Interesting idea
Bird baths made from old lamp bases - I can do this and I even have the materials on hand - yay:) free project!
DIY Cinder Block 'sofa': This certainly isn't for everyone, but I love how this cinderblock sofa almost takes on a kid-like quality. It's like it's built out of legos! I'd probably toss a cushion across the bench seat, but I love the plants organically growing out of the back. (I like how it can grow "into" the backyard and not be ruined in weather - wb)
Love the idea for out side seating
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I think I love this idea for garden furniture - cheap and you could add cushions to make it more comfy but no worries about weather!
A cinder block garden bench, doesn't look very comfortable but maybe with some outdoor chair cushions? Interesting idea anyway
I LOVE THE CREATIVE HOUSE NUMBER IDEA!!! DIY Cinder Block 'sofa': This certainly isn't for everyone, but I love how this cinderblock sofa almost takes on a kid-like quality. It's like it's built out of legos! I'd probably toss a cushion across the bench seat, but I love the plants organically growing out of the back. It can grow "into" the backyard and not be ruined in weather.
DIY outdoor furniture ideas. Couch made from concrete blocks. Just add cushions!
Cinder block bench. Could make it in a semi-circle around the fire pit. Would want to close the holes in the front to prevent animals hiding in there, and get a bunch of outdoor cushions.
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Cafe Soleil Fan Coral Hammock Chair Swing Set
comfy swing chair
tin bread box planter :o)
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rusty bread tin. I love interesting containers in the garden!
Pretty flower combo in a tin. Container Gardening Idea
Vintage Tin Bread Box
homespun living: June 2007
hostas in a pot! It works and it works well....every spring they return...in the pot! Love the idea of putting other things with them! (geraniums here?) vk
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Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look. container garden ideas for shade.
My sorry attempt to have a greenthumb
Hostas in a pot! Every spring they return in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy, voila, instant green thumb.
Good idea for flowerpots
Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look. Why do I not think of this? Front porch with no direct sun
<3 Flower Garden [Hostas in a Pot! (Add Geraniums & Ivy)]
smart plant stand
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garden inside, plant stand but with herb
Indoor Plant Stand Idea
Would be pretty next to dining table
ladder plant stand
Indoor plant shelving.
Indoor Garden. Love this plant stand for grouping smaller plants together.
list of the best perennials for your yard, everyone should see this, so easy!
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Japanese Forestgrass - shade One of our favorite low-growing species, this gorgeous plant offers a perfect mounding habit. Variegated selections (such as 'Aureola' or 'All Gold') bear brightly colored foliage that light up shady corners. Name: Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' Growing Conditions: Part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 1 foot tall Zones: 5-9 Plant This Grass Because: It adds bright color to shade gardens. Ornamental grasses would be good for the yard
Best Plants for Landscape Edging one being Japanese Forestgrass
Japanese Forest Grass One of our favorite low-growing species, this gorgeous plant offers a perfect mounding habit. Variegated selections (such as 'Aureola' or 'All Gold') bear brightly colored foliage that light up shady corners. Name: Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' Growing Conditions: Part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 1 foot tall
I'd love this under a few trees :) Instead of a "flower bed"
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could use this to incorporate a shaded tree deck in the backyard
Create a small seating area, or space for potted plants, while covering up cement caps in our back yard!
Great idea if you have trees in your backyard, but still want a small deck!
Cover up exposed roots and dirt patches under trees; backyard patio...if only there were trees in my back yard
I want to build this floating deck around tree in my backyard!! What a great way to cover up exposed roots and dirt patches under trees and provide a awesome place to sit in the shade all Spring into Sunmer! @True Claycombe Value
Hanging wash tub with flowers. I've got the tub, now tomake myself wait for Spring!
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DIY Rustic Garden Ideas - hanging flower pot, perfect for your London balcony!
wash tub hanging planter
old tub 'hanging basket'... cool For my front yard with more flowers
Hanging wash tub as "flowerpot"
Wash tub hanging flower pot
Cute idea! DIY Rustic Garden Ideas hanging barrel flower pot
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How to Build a Stone Fire Ring Build this backyard fire pit with retaining wall blocks.
I want to build a fire ring like this in our back yard. @Joshua Merritt
DIY stone fire pit. Build this simple, attractive fire ring with retaining wall stone surrounded by flagstone, creating the perfect spot for cookouts, family gatherings and casual conversation. We'll show you how to build the fire ring so it's safe and durable, so you can enjoy relaxing fires year after year.
Stone Fire Ring from Family Handyman
How to Build a Stone Fire Ring #outdoor #firepit #fire #backyard #garden
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Cool Idea! Wheelbarrow Fire Pit... Easy to dump ashes and start over! ~ so now to find a wheelbarrow!
Redneck Firepit. I love it. Wheelbarrow Fire Pit... Easy to dump ashes and start over! ~GREAT idea!
Wheelbarrow Fire Pit... Easy to dump ashes & start over! Great backyard, garden idea.
cute garden bench
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We need to protect the perimeter of the raised bed garden. It's ReStore's active parking lot aka moving cars! What about a few park bench planters?
Old Bench Repurposed as a Planter home garden bench diy planter gardening ideas repurpose
window box garden bench || love the furniture as planter idea!
A potted garden bench. I love it!
Old bench turned into a raised flower bed - I love this!
fence vertical garden
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Would this fence idea work for an herb garden?? In case you have a dull wooden fence at your backyard you can easily spice up it. You can make a colorful vertical garden of it. Tools and materials - Terra-cotta pots - Painter’s tape - Spray paint - Flowerpot hangers - Wood screws - Cordless drill - Wood screws
Hanging pots on fence. Trick is paint pots colorful
Off The Wall Garden -- I would love to do this in our backyard with some herbs (since we don't have a kitchen window sill to grow stuff on ...)
Vertical garden ideas - flower pots
You can make a colorful garden on many vertical surfaces in your backyard. Tools and materials: Terra-cotta pots, Painter’s tape, Spray paint, Pot Latch Flower Pot Holders (can be found online). Follow directions for attaching pot holders to different surfaces. Can be used inside as well.
Suspended flower pots. Cute idea for small backyard
A large timber post serves as a tabletop for a spectacular flower dust plant displaying its splendid pink blooms. Several containers of echeveria accompany this flowering kalanchoe. One pot mounts to the post by means of a plant hook. The others rest on board benches. A. Flower dust plant (Kalanchoe pumila) -- 1 B. Echeveria imbricata -- 5 C. Echeveria secunda -- 3
Succulent Container Garden
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Succulent Container #garden interior #garden design #garden interior design
Succulent container gardening ideas
Succulent garden ideas
Succulent plants container garde
Succulent Container Keep Me Posted A large timber post serves as a tabletop for a spectacular flower dust plant displaying its splendid pink blooms. Several containers of echeveria accompany this flowering kalanchoe. One pot mounts to the post by means of a plant hook. The others rest on board benches. A. Flower dust plant (Kalanchoe pumila) -- 1 B. Echeveria imbricata -- 5 C. Echeveria secunda -- 3
Succulent Container Garden Plants - A. Flower dust plant (Kalanchoe pumila) B. Echeveria imbricata C. Echeveria secunda
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Great idea for outdated or outgrown crocs:) hanging planter ideas
Cute idea! Recycled garden containers
herb garden, cute idea
What a cute idea -except I am not sure that having old "shoes" hanging around with flowers in them would be something I really want to deal with.
Creative herb garden ideas. I should do this with the crocs Griffin has grown out of!!
old Crocs = new life with great drainage built in! Recycle those Crocs into planters. Great idea. Weather proof as well.
Cute idea! Make a much cuter plant hanger than they ever were as fugly shoes!
outdoor fire pit
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Outdoor Fire Pit - a must have for our outdoor space
Backyard fire pit and seating area
backyard fire pit and seating.. More firepit possibilities!
love this outdoor fire pit area :) - for down in my back yard?
backyard fire pit and seating. Parents Backyard Idea!
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An old dresser for flowers! Brilliant! I love the flowers spilling out of the drawers! #garden #ideas
if only I had a green thumb... lol. still, love the flowers in the old dresser drawers!
Flowers planted in old dresser- I really like this... Better start hitting the yard sells.
Love the idea of old drawers as planters.
Outdoor furniture... Have any old drawers hanging around? Great idea!
Old dresser to flower planter! Love this idea!
chest of drawers flower planter