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On wheels to act as gate.. brilll-eee-ant

Backyard Beauty on a Budget

Budget-Friendly Backyard Landscaping: Makeover Inspiration Green Gate: Galvanized horse trough filled with soil and planted with arborvitaes. Trough measures 2 feet high and deep and 8 feet long. Built wooden brace for the bottom attached old piano dolly.

Make a Living Gate- great idea for privacy infront of an ugly chain link fence. Move when you leave the rental

CC say no fence over 6 feet. Need more privacy plant arborvitae in a feed trough set on dollys. Border with flowers and create a unique gateway to the side yard. That's what I'm gonna do :)--Deck privacy

Among this garden’s most interesting features is the living gate at the end of the remaining blacktop driveway. It rolls open to let you in and rolls closed for privacy. Like the planter sitting behind the bench in the backyard, this structure starts with a galvanized horse trough filled with soil and planted with arborvitaes. The trough measures 2 feet high and deep and 8 feet long and cost about $140. To move it, Jon built a wooden brace for the bottom and attached an old piano dolly he…

Backyard Beauty on a Budget

Get creative with your containers. This living gate rolls open to let you in and rolls closed for privacy. The structure starts with a galvanized horse trough filled

37 Ridiculously Awesome Things To Do In Your Backyard This Summer

37 Ridiculously Awesome Things To Do In Your Backyard This Summer

Create a garden teepee.

Privacy with Plants! • Tips and ideas on how to use plants to create privacy in your garden or yard!

Privacy with Plants! Lemongrass can be grown as a privacy plant in pots. Great around your deck.

The Room Journal: How to Grow Huge, Lush Ferns. Submerge pot every few days in bucket that contains 3-4 gal of water and 1/4 cup Epsom salts (I didn't just repin, I tried it and it works! wj)

Huge, Lush Ferns = Submerge pot every few days in bucket with gallons of water and cup Epsom salt for hours in the shade

fast growing tree for a natural privacy fence.

Arborvitae: fast growing tree for a natural privacy fence.

on casters

Thinking Outside The Boxwood: Galvanized Stock Tanks in the Garden

Moveable screening

Use galvanized metal tubs to plant tall grass or bamboo to create dividers in yard. Driven By Décor: Galvanized Metal Tubs, Buckets, & Pails as Planters

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground. I have been doing this for a few years & works great for containing plants that tend to spread, but that I still want to plant in the garden. This also works good for planting a plant in an area that tends to get filled with roots etc. from other plants. I will use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots, but keeps other tree roots from choking out the one I planted.

Stop Invasive Plants From Taking Over Your Garden

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground, works great for containing plants that tend to spread. Use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots. Great for bamboo!

I wish I had known about these years ago! My porch would have been so much nicer. Vifah Deck Squares Turn boring cement into a beautiful wood-look deck that won’t rot, splinter or split. Can get at ik - Click image to find more home decor Pinterest pins

Vifah Deck Squares - I wish I had known about these years ago! My porch would have been so much nicer. Vifah Deck Squares Turn boring cement into a beautiful wood-look deck that won’t rot, splinter or split.

Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves. - Casual Crafter

Epsom Salt Formula for Stump Removal

Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with Epsom salt, then water. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

Thuja Emerald The Perfect Fast-Growing Privacy Hedge Compact grower to 7-8' tall Thuja Emerald thrives in full sun to part shade Easily adapts to sandy or heavy clay soils Plant in groups of 6, 12, or 24 for best results Plant 2-3' apart for fast hedge Jumbo 22" tall specimens for quicker results!

Thuja Emerald The Perfect Fast-Growing Privacy Hedge Compact grower to 7-8' tall Thuja Emerald thrives in full sun to part shade Easily adapts to sandy or heavy clay soils Plant in groups of 6, 12, or 24 for best results Plant 2-3' apart for fast hedge Jumbo 22" tall specimens for quicker results!

galvanized horse trough | Galvanized horse or cattle troughs make cool looking and functional ...

Interesting article on making galvanized trough garden sub-irrigating.

Horse trough gardening.  No weeds, self watering, the only downside is relatively high startup costs.

self-watering horse trough garden

gardening in galvanized troughs | ... be able to finish the second one in a day or so and start planting

Building Self Watering (Sub-Irrigation) trough planter - Valley Permaculture Alliance (wicking garden beds)

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