plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repeals mosquitos and it grows tall & thick providing a lot of privacy

I hate mosquitos. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio… it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall I hate mosquitos. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the…

Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

Garden Idea: Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Cinnamon, Castor, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Cedar, Peppermint, Clove, Geranium, Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Basil, Thyme, and Garlic Front porch and backyard :)

A trio of mosquito repelling potted plants (citronella, aka West Indian lemongrass, catnip, & cascading geranium). Perfect for the back porch.

Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, & 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well. See Link for other ideas.

Home made Miracle Grow - Make Your own Homemade Plant Food

Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener, use about 1 Tablespoon in a 1 to 1 ratio but I really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon o

Multicolored coleus -- shade-friendly, for when we finally do the backyard bed

Perfect for the front yard. Multicolored coleus -- shade-friendly, for when we finally do the backyard bed

Lamium, Hosta, shade, brick path

shade plants for my shady yard.Lamium, Hosta - Lamium is an amazing ground cover that can fill a bed in one or two seasons - pink or purple flowers

Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer! You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity.

Rosemary & Lemon Grass in same container naturally repel mosquitos. Great tea combo too - or plant some roses and ginger too for rosehip, lemongrass and ginger tea; one of my favourites :-)

Easy DIY Patio Furniture Projects You Should Already Start Planning

Easy DIY Patio Furniture Projects You Should Already Start Planning

"The side tables are halves of wine barrels simply turned upside down. Find them at a local hardware store for perfect rustic end table Lantern from Pottery Barn, square planter from Crate + Barrel.

Cute kids garden with painted fence. Super easy and can as big or small as you like.

Children's garden plot: small garden fence spray painted a colour the kids choose - add a sign with their names. DIY activities, games, entertainment & educational outdoor crafts for kids to try this summer.

Backyard fire pit.

Lake House ideas, Just need the lake house first! :) - I would love to have lake house or something like this someday. the fire place would even be nice in a backyard!

Cameo Mini Hosta - as pretty as a flower in the garden...

perfect for shade containers, rock gardens or in front of beds. Petite rounded leaves start out light green, and margins fade to creamy white as plants mature.

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