My latest project was to use build a wooden unit for shed shelving using bins for organization. We actually found the perfect bins FIRST, then built the shelves to accommodate the size of the bins. This worked out perfectly and now all my stuff is neatly tucked away in clear plastic containers where I can find it. Hopefully the rest of my shed will look this good soon, too! Continue reading Shed Shelving Using Bins For Organization
Here’s a SUPER easy way to make a DIY self-watering hanging basket or self watering planter without spending any money at all. I use this for my hanging baskets because they tend to dry out in the air, and believe me, it really works. Read on to make a DIY self watering hanging basket waterer from a soda or water bottle! Continue reading DIY Self Watering Hanging Basket
You can make a solar birdbath fountain out of literally ANYTHING. Here’s a quick tutorial on how I made a diy solar birdbath fountain out of a candle pillar stand, large bowl, spray paint and a solar fountain. My total cost for this project was $36!! Continue reading DIY Solar Birdbath Fountain for less than $50!
Here’s a quick tutorial for making beautiful solar mason jar lights out of the cheap dollar solar path lights you can find at Walmart. Continue reading Solar Mason Jar Lights
Solar lighting is a great way to add interest and dimension — not to mention safety — to your nighttime landscape. Learn how to complete this quick weekend project now! Continue reading Solar Lighting Lights Up Your Landscape
I am a sucker for before and after curb appeal photos, and strangely enough… it are really hard to find compilations of them on the internet. So I took it upon myself to create a post of some inspirational before and after curb appeal photos for you to enjoy! Continue reading 10 Before and After Curb Appeal Photos
Refinishing hardwood floors is a job I left to the pros. After doing the prep work of removing carpet and staples, my floors were sanded and refinished to perfection. Continue reading Refinishing hardwood floors
Happy birthday to me! This year I wanted to plant privacy trees in my backyard. These 30 Emerald Green arborvitae were just the ticket!
Continue reading How to plant privacy trees
The key to a good landscape for the front of your home is having a good foundation of shrubs — preferably evergreens that stay green even through the cold winter. Even though a lot of evergreen shrubs don’t have a ton of color interest, they will serve as an important backdrop for your other shrubs, plants, and flowers. These evergreens will also help to create a consistency throughout your landscape so that it doesn’t look haphazard. Continue reading Perennial Garden Plan: Evergreen Shrubs Layer 2
Well, after 2 years of experimenting with perennials and constantly moving items around, I’ve come up with some new perennial garden plans to make your landscape look great. This post gives some suggestions for ornamental trees in your landscape. Continue reading Perennial Garden Plan: Ornamental Trees Layer 1