More ideas from Alex
Black Lace Elderberry: zone 4 h:5-10' w:5-10'   full sun. Looks more like a Japanese maple with lacy intense purple-black foliage but a whole lot easier grow. Massive lemon fragranced pink flowers in midsummer. Proven Winners®.

Looks more like a Japanese maple with lacy intense purple-black foliage but a whole lot easier grow. Massive lemon fragranced pink flowers in midsummer.

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Get rid of slugs - spray leftover coffee, egg shells around plants. Also, a great idea is to use a bird bath near Hosta and other plants slugs like to feast on - Let those birds eat the slugs!

Garden arch - basic assembly

DIY - Garden Arch - for the swing. A simple timber arch in the garden is an ideal feature for helping to separate different areas or for training climbing plants. This tutorial describes building a simple and decorative timber arch

PathMate™ Do-It-Yourself Belgian Style Stone Mold

Just 3 simple steps: Pour quick-set concrete into the mold on any flat surface. Smooth with a trowel. Wait one minute, lift mold and move on. This mold measures 20 inches x 24 inches x 2 inches, and holds one 60 pound bag of premix concrete.

Weaving the raised bed border.

Create a willow border in the garden - weave small, flexible willow branches around larger branches staked into the soil. (good way to use all of the willow branches that fall every year)