I had no idea you could make a butterfly feeder this way, what a great project to do with your kids

Homemade Butterfly Feeder~Use 4 parts water to one part sugar, and add over-ripe fruit. Bright colors will attract them. I'm thinking of adding a butterfly feeder to the blueberry garden next spring.

Raised beds inside fence...love the look of this!!!

Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed in 6 Easy Steps

raised beds inside fence - love the look of this! // back yard fence.especially if/when UofA build parking deck behind us

This site is AWESOME.  Photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower.

Mixed Container Solutions - Ive Got Rhythm - This is a great site. It shows a variety of container ideas for every light situation and then gives the information for all of the plants in each container.

orange slices in a dish, or strung in a tree, attract butterflies

Bowl of Butterflies by heartcaptured: Taken at The Butterfly House at Hershey Gardens, PA. This little bowl of orange slices attracted butterflies in droves

pipe cleaners and a colander to keep them busy on a rainy/snowy day!

pipecleaners and strainer! (lots of good ideas for kids activities, homeschool, crafts) fine motor skill development

Heck yeah I need a huge cushioned swing/hammock for my back porch! I want to take a nap!

Good idea for multiple reasons: 1) equisetum grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy, 2)  equisetum can get out of control and this container will prevent that from happening, 3) creates privacy and covers up some unsightly areas

Good idea for multiple reasons: equisetum (horsetail, snake grass, puzzlegrass) (grow zone grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy. equisetum can get out invasive and a container will control it.

25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools. Tips are good. And no cost is better!

25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools

Mini greenhouse ~ Cut the bottom off a gallon milk jug and when a cold snap is in the forecast, place the jug over your plant, to keep warm in early Spring and Fall. AND 25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tool Ideas

Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Really makes a difference in window boxes!

Creative and Awesome Do It Yourself Project Ideas!

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. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.

aaaaw its true, munchkin kitties exist  @Lisa Phillips-Barton Phillips-Barton

They are CUTE

The Munchkin is a cat breed created by a naturally occurring genetic mutation that results in cats with abnormally short legs. They are dachshunds among cats. The Munchkin is a cat breed cr

Wood pallet swing

Who needs a fancy expensive porch swing when you can MAKE a PALLET swing -Pallet swing Tutorial. Lovely big swing to dream away on. This is super easy to make. Oh i must do this!

Apparently oranges burn like candles. No messy wax, and no wick required. Definitely trying this.

How To Make a Clementine Candle

Apparently oranges burn like candles. No messy wax, and no wick required. Who knew? I bet these smell amazing! Trying to find cheap smell good things for the fall/holiday season.

Penny Ball for the garden.  Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful.  I need this to keep the slugs off my strawberries!

Glue (heavy duty), bowling ball, and pennies=penny ball for the garden-Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. Glue (heavy duty), bowling ball, and pennies!

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