1 Dozen Ways to Make the Most of a Small Yard
Outdoor spaces can increase our enjoyment of our homes. When the weather is nice, it’s like having an extra room—or wing—of the house. Make the most of yours, no matter its size. Even a small backyard can be great for gardening, entertaining, and play. The trick is to use every inch of your property and find ways for spaces to do double duty. Choose furniture that is multifunctional and small in scale. Keep your gardening flexible by growing flowers, veggies, and trees in containers. And…
Just because you have only a small patio, doesn't mean you can't enjoy the sounds of splashing water of a water feature!
Spouting or drilled rocks can be tucked into small places and add the sights and sounds of a beautiful waterfall for any homeowner. Check out our website for more photos of spouting rocks and other water features: www.rmwaterscape.com
How to fill a raised bed for under $10
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DIY Garden Decoration Projects - Make your Own Garden Art
DIY Garden Decoration Projects will add whimsical additions to any plain garden. Most of them are made using recycled materials for an extra "green" touch
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This garden or courtyard bench seat is really a mini shed. It's large enough to take all your garden hand tools from brooms, spades and rakes to gloves, pots and secateurs. Yet when the lid is down you have a handy timber bench seat and the tools will be kept dry.
DIY Outdoor Wood Bench
DIY Outdoor Wood Bench: With summer underway, I set out to transform my small 5 ft x 9 ft balcony into an intimate al fresco dining area able to seat 4 to 5 people. Having that many chairs on such a small balcony would have been cumbersome, so instead I decided to build si…
“Bloody Hell It’s HUGE” Is What Every Man Wants To Hear…….
……..but not necessarily when talking about the size of the new banquette that he is building – but they were my words when I saw the banquette framed in – but more on that l…
More Garden Edging: 9 Creative Ideas! • The Garden Glove
Try these creative garden edging ideas for a yard that isn't boring! Landscape edging isn't just pretty, it is useful as a mowing strip as well!
Deck Design Ideas for Your Home
Deck Design Ideas Deck Design Ideas Deck Design Ideas When you make a home, you will think of trying various options to beautify it from inside and outside. If you are creative and have the resources to transform your ideas into action, the options become endless. Deck Design Ideas Deck Design Ideas Deck Design Ideas Deck Design Ideas Not many of us are lucky to have big and independent houses. If you are blessed with a home that has spacious front yard and backyard, you can choose from…
If I ever have a pond with fish again I want to try it. It would probably drive my cats crazy though LOL (Use a heavy glass vase and invert it on some concrete blocks so they can swim in from the bottom. Submerge the vase and turn it up under water so the vacuum created keeps the water inside. Make sure you have a heavy glass container or the weight of the water will shatter it.)
Diy : Fish Elevator with a Jar - 1001 Gardens
Use a gal jar and a type of stand place the jar in the water on it’s side, let it fill with water(completely sbmerged) then tip it up slowly bottom up, and