Decor and D I Y
DIY or GID (Get it Done) projects from drilling holes in your containers to building raised beds, making Paving stones and Hypertufa containers; Statuary; Water Features; Container choices.
Décor theme ideas
Your flowers, containers, plants and edibles offer so much in your container garden – why not enhance their environment with other decoratives like tuned wind chimes or music or yard art or statuary? Maybe this will get your creativity going - once you start, so does the fun and you may need brakes!
Courtyard Garden Design 1
When you need to chill or read, meet friends, entertain or just be alone for a while, what better place to do it all but in your own courtyard. If you have such a space that is plain, unused, or plain ugly and neglected why not spruce it up? Read on for some guiding principles in courtyard design.
Courtyard Garden Design II
You’ve got the space. You have the means and ideas. You’ve decided what you want – a private chillax space (chillax combines chilling and relaxing!) So then, where does the design start? What needs to be done to achieve a dream or two where breathing is easier and me-time is possible? Read on!
Decor for Entrances
From a stark space to a sparkle place – that could be the sub-title to this article especially if you seek an entrance that is inviting and very welcoming.You may already have such an entrance – so then is it time for a change of focus or a new idea?
DIY Worm Bin Composter
Worm bin composting is the perfect solution if you have no yard or deck space for a composter or compost pile. All you need is some closet space and your kitchen food scraps to get high quality worm castings for your garden. Here are simple instructions to make your own bin for less than $20.
DIY Hypertufa pots
HYPERTUFA is home-made artificial rock that is versatile, pretty, and fun to use. You can make all sorts of things with it, your imagination rules. Need some custom-made pavers? Want a new bonsai pot? Want to make a Japanese lantern yourself? Here is a medium for great garden projects.
DIY Wooden Planter Box
Easy to follow instructions for making your own wooden planter box for your container garden.
DIY Worm Bin Composting
Worm bin composting is the perfect solution if you have no space for a composter or compost pile. All you need is some closet space and your kitchen food scraps to get high quality worm castings for your garden. Here are simple instructions to get you started, good for any type of worm bin.
Hanging Baskets and Pots
Oh what a choice! Oh how pretty! Oh what a relief the winter is nearly if not already gone in your neck of the woods. Has your spring sprung? Are you ready for a splash of colour or fragrance or easy gardening? Looking for an easily achieved new look for an empty corner? Here is an idea or two.
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Hanging baskets and wall planters can be used to grow flowers, herbs, and even smaller vegetables and fruits. Due to their small size they dry out easily. Here are suggestions for container materials, planting tips and soils to make your baskets the most beautiful ever.
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