Small Garden Landscape Design

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Small garden landscape design is not something just reserved for the professionals. It is not that difficult and can be done by anyone with a little imagination and determination. There are basically three initial steps involved when designing a small garden from scratch or redesigning an existing one. You need consider a few things before even beginning. This is especially important in a small garden where space has to be used efficiently and planning is key. #1 Determining Your Garden’s Purpose This is basically the function of your garden aka what it’s going to be used for.  Do you want to be able to sit in it, entertain guests, or just meander thru a butterfly garden on the way to your front door. This … Continue reading…

DIY Cinder Block Projects

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If you’ve got some extra cinder blocks hanging around or can get your hands on some, you should try one of these fun diy cinder block projects in your garden. They’re weather proof, virtually indestructible and will last a long, long time.
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DIY Lawn Games Ideas

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Now that summer is here in full force, why not get outside and play some games. Lawn games to be exact. I found a few great ideas for diy lawn games that you can easily create yourself. And better yet they don’t take up too much space, so they’re perfect for small outdoor spaces.
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Roll Out Vegetable Garden

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The Roll Out Vegetable Garden designed by Chris Chapman is an all in one simple vegetable garden or herb garden. It was created with busy families in mind, who don’t have hours to spend on planting and growing a vegetable garden.
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The Mosser Modern Tabletop Terrrium

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The Mosser, as it’s called by its creators Jennica Johnstone and Noah Atkinson is a mini ultra cool modern terrarium that you can place just about anywhere. Continue reading…

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DIY Corner Patio Cabana

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I saw this diy corner patio cabana project recently at one of the link parties that I join in on and thought it was such a great idea. As well as such an inviting space. It goes to show that you don’t need a huge backyard space to create an oasis for yourself.
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Cute Stuff At JCP {3 looks}

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I was browsing through last Sunday’s newspaper when I ran across the JCP catalogue. I almost put it aside like I usually do. I’ve never really been a big fan of JC Penney, but the catalogue has gotten more appealing since the stores recent image revamp. Continue reading…

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Gardening preparation

The most wonderful part of the seasonal transition from winter to spring, is the fact you can once again clear up your garden, and prepare it for the summer ahead. Generally we all know the basics when clearing up after a long winter; trim the hedges and grass, sweep the patio etc. Continue reading…

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Make Your Own Outdoor Kitchen

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Summer’s approaching and lots of grilling/outdoor cooking will likely be on your to-do list. And so will having to go back and forth between the indoor kitchen and the outdoor grill. Instead, why not make yourself an outdoor kitchen? You can have everything you need in one spot. Do all your prep work and cooking in place.
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5 Eco-Friendly Seed Starting Pots

toilet paper seed starting pots

I’m not sure what I like most about this project. The actual project itself or the amazing photos. They actually make toilet paper rolls look really good.

Spring is in the air and now’s the time to start planting those seeds. Instead of using conventional pots why not make your own eco-friendly seed starting pots? They are easy to make, won’t cost you a thing and best of all you’ll be helping out the environment. Continue reading…

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DIY Hummingbird Feeder

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You see this hummingbird feeder, want to know where to buy it? Well you can’t, it’s actually homemade. It was made as an earth day project by Nicole over at Shabby Beach Nest.
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Funky DIY Herb Gardens

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I found these two herb garden projects and just had to share. First up is this really pretty wall mounted mason jar herb garden by Claire over at Camille Styles.
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