This is the first edging I have ever seen that I like. It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge!

25 Garden Edges and Borders

Lawn edging idea - It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge! Back yard idea

Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: 10 Steps to Building Your Own Raised Garden Beds http://homeandgardenamerica.com/10-steps-to-building-your-own-raised-garden-beds

Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: 10 Steps to Building Your Own Raised Garden Beds homeandgardenamer. - The Practical Gardener

Weed-Be-Gone Recipe and it really works. i did my dog kennel and my walkway.

Weed-Be-Gone Recipe: 1 gallon of vinegar, 2 cups epson salts, cup dish soap. I prefer this recipe over the conventional alternative because it is all-natural and doesn't contain insecticides that would kill pollinators that I am trying to attract.

Blue star creeper is a tough ground cover that's an excellent choice for a parking strip.

Garden Zone: More on parking strips, including city regulations

Blue star creeper is a tough ground cover that's an excellent choice for a parking strip. - look into blue star creeper

CINDER BLOCK STAIRS...use dirt and some "step-able" plants for a greener area! I'd also add some decking wood with a dark stain to the tops of each step and paint the bricks.

fill cinder blocks with a creeping ground cover like thyme which smells so good when walked on.-----good idea on a bank or berm; helps keep weeds to a minimum as the thyme (or other groundcover) spreads and hides the cement.

Hide the downspout with a trellis. Hide your rain spout by transforming into a decorative climbing support for your favorite flowering climbing vine. I really like this idea and it looks great too.

Hide the downspout with a trellis. Hide your rain spout by transforming into a decorative climbing support for your favorite flowering climbing vine. I really like this idea and it looks great too

Hide the downspout with a trellis. Hide your rain spout by transforming into a decorative climbing support for your favorite flowering climbing vine. I really like this idea and it looks great too. - Gardening For Life

A small trellised planter perfect for patios and corner accents. (clematis, tomatoes, morning glory...)..

And a small trellised planter perfect for patios and corner accents. (climbers, veggies and/or flowers…). And a small trellised planter perfect for patios and corner accents. (climbers, veggies and/or flowers…).

Clamatis "Henryi"  Stepheny adds: I have grown this particular Clematis: no garden should be without it because it is as productive as this image suggests.

I love the idea of this on a mailbox. Clamatis "Henryi" Stepheny adds: I have grown this particular Clematis: no garden should be without it because it is as productive as this image suggests.

10 Bushes To Plant Under Trees | Have a shady spot where you would like to grow some bushes? Not sure what will grow there? Click here to get a list of 10 different options.

Shade Loving Shrubs: 10 Beautiful Bushes To Plant Under Trees

10 Bushes To Plant Under Trees 10 Bushes To Plant Under Trees Have a shady spot where you would like to grow some bushes? Open this post to get a list of 10 different options.

Clematis 101 Easy Care Guide | Clematis is one of the most-loved garden vines yet it's not always easy to know when to prune your vines or leave them alone. This will help you determine which type of clematis vine you have and when it's best to trim it back, and when you should leave it alone.

Clematis 101 Easy Care Guide

Clematis 101 Easy Care Guide Clematis is one of the most-loved garden vines yet it's not always easy to know when to prune your vines or leave them alone. This will help you determine which type of clematis vine you have and when it's best to trim it ba

Cool idea!!!!  Raised bed with a pond created by Wood BlocX a company in the UK.  Great idea and a water feature would be nice so that the water would not become stagnate.  Moving water keeps the mosquitoes away.  I do think anyone could probably make this on their own.

Raised pond surrounded by a raised garden bed. The plants will shade the pond from the hot summer sun, you can raise tilapia or just a small goldfish pond. Would look great next to the patio/deck or among the raised garden boxes

How to Grow Fabulous Foxgloves - FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com No cottage garden is complete without these stately easy to grow blooms. Pollinators love them and they bring graceful height to your early Summer Garden. They reseed readily and will fill your cottage garden with bounteous color!

How to Grow Foxgloves

How to Grow Fabulous Foxgloves - FlowerPatchFarmho. No cottage garden is complete without these stately easy to grow blooms. Pollinators love them and they bring graceful height to your early Summer Garden. They reseed readily and will fill your cottage

Elegant and gracious bird bath. "The Angelina" is garden art sculpture made with repurposed glass. Upcycled

Elegant and gracious bird bath. "The Angelina" is garden art sculpture made with repurposed glass.

Build this attractive backyard waterfall in less than a day. It's simple to build and you can easily customize the waterfall to fit with the materials and décor of your backyard or patio.

Backyard Waterfall

Top 10 plants - ground covers - for paths and walkways. Almost all also grow in zone 4!

TOP 10 Plants and Ground Cover for Your Paths and Walkways

These low-growing perennials include good choices for both sunny and shady locations, as well as options for light, moderate, and heavy traffic.

11 of the Best Ground Cover Perennials

Miniature Brass Buttons The moisture-loving Leptinella gruveri can withstand some morning light. It's an aggressive grower with tiny, pale fernlike leaves and small green-gold flowers in mid-spring.

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