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a tree house, a fort or secret hideout. A simple, easy DIY hideaway for the backyard!
Making this for Ella ;; mud kitchen - simple, perfect= hours of play! I had one growing up!
Made with HAPPY Treehouse - made with HAPPY
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Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.
Zip lock bags locked with a few pennied in water...keeps all the flies away..a must try! !
Growing rose cuttings with potatoes. The other day, I read you can propagate roses by sticking rose cuttings in potatoes, and then sticking them in the ground. I decided to try it out using my rose bush, which is blooming like crazy
Keep mosqitoes away - slice a lime and stick whole cloves in them who knew?
How to Make a 16 Brick Rocket Stove… Awesome for the backyard!
Raised Garden Bed! Brilliant!
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Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year – spring and fall. @ DIY Home Cuteness
DIY Polka Dot Planters by southernscraps.com
Making A Dry Creek Bed Drainage Canal for Downspouts instead of those plastic trays.
Fire glass produces more heat than real wood, and also is environmentally friendly. There is no smoke, it’s odorless and doesn’t produce ash. You are able to stay toasty warm without cutting down trees and the specially formulated glass crystals give off no toxic deposit.
MUST grow some. Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.
Iowa State Fire pit
backyard splash pad! No up keep. Small footprint. Cheaper than a pool. Awesome.
Put a glow stick in a balloon for pool lanterns.
Rope lighting around the garden...inexpensive, waterproof-