Month: March 2020

15 Great Backyard Landscaping Ideas

If designed right, your backyard can make a huge change. 1. Designing the Room Outside A backyard is an extension of what’s going on inside our home, maybe more colorful, casual, fun, and without a ceiling to put a lid on our needs and desires. In a yard, trees...
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Big Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

Designed right, a small yard can have lots of style. Not everyone is blessed with a big backyard. For those who live in places with tighter outdoor spaces, it’s just a matter of practicing smart design on a smaller scale. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, townhouse, loft, or a...
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Creative Ideas for Backyard Privacy

Most of us enjoy spending time in outdoor spaces. On the other hand, we may want to stay away from unwanted eyes for some special moments, while spending time in the backyard or other open areas such as balconies. Apart from using fence ideas, it will be a nice...
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Trellis Stands With Pot Holders

Today, due to the limited settlement areas, it is a little bit difficult to find a home with large balcony or garden.  Therefore, if you are unfortunate about this situation, you have to optimize your outdoor space.  Thus, you would have more spaces in which you will have facility...
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Make Old Drawers into Porch Planters

We’ll show you how you can turn your own repurposed drawers into planters in our step-by-step guide. Be creative and make something interesting for your porch. Instructions Step 1 I started with these cute drawers I picked up on our city’s clean up day for free. I had been...
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10 Creative Garden Planters

Here are 10 creative garden planters that can make your garden look special and interesting. It turns out that you can grow plants pretty much anywhere. 1. Colander Planters Hang spring flowers in brightly colored colanders for an unexpected and truly unique way to update your porch. Wrap one...
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Growing Eggplants

Eggplants—also known as aubergine or brinjal—are warm-weather vegetables that are harvested in mid- to late summer. See how to plant, grow, harvest, and cook these lovely deep-purple crops—one of our favorite grilling vegetables! Eggplant (Solanum melongena) grows wild in its homeland of South Asia as a perennial plant, though these warm-season vegetables are treated by...
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Growing Celery

Homegrown celery is more flavorful than typical store-bought types. This cool-weather crop requires 16 weeks of cool weather to come to harvest.  In cool spring and summer regions, plant celery in early spring. In warm spring and summer regions, plant celery in late summer for harvest in late autumn or...
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How to Build a Plant Display Shelf

Learn how to build your own bespoke plant display shelf, in our step-by-step guide. Brighten up a bare stretch of wall with our quirky pot holder. It’s simple to make and perfect for trailing plants such as woolly thyme or sempervivum. You could even build a larger version of...
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How to Edge a Lawn With Bricks

Brick edging on a lawn helps keep edges intact, minimising labour and adding a crisp finish. The bricks will also take on an appealing weathered look over time. Of course, the overall effect relies on the lawn itself looking good, so if your turf is looking a bit tired,...
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