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    Natural Play Spaces: Children's Veggie Gardens

    Now that the bark has been laid, we’ve made one more major addition to our backyard natural play space. But don’t get too excited – I haven’t had a chance to snap any photos yet, which means I’m not quite ready for the big reveal (I know, I’m such a tease). In the meantime, though, …
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    raised garden bed

    There's music in water, if you stop to listen... And tons of other beautiful ideas of re-using old stuff! How cool is THIS???

    Hmmm, need to read more about this. Vertical growing allows almost any gardener to find a space for melons. There are many advantages of going vertical with your melon vines. Space is the most obvious. What may have engulfed a 10 to 20 foot wide swath through the garden can be trellised to take up no more than a 3 foot wide "footprint" of garden space.

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    Simple DIY backyard toy- Pvc painted and mounted to 4x4 post. pouring pebbles sand, water, and more is so FUN! Makes fun sounds too

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    Backyard canopy. Put PVC pipe into a 5-gallon bucket, then pour cement around it. Once dry, put bucket into tall planter, surround bucket w/ gravel, then top w/ soil. (Not covering pipe) Stick bamboo pole into the pipe & hang fabric w/ ties through grommets.

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    Tis the season to start digging in the dirt. The kids are so excited to get our garden planted!!

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