Clever idea for concrete stepping stones ~ Pieces of a rubber doormat are pressed into the mold to produce beautiful scroll patterns on your stones.
5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden
'No-till' gardening is a series of methods where the soil is not disturbed, protecting the complex subsoil environment for the benefit of growing. Amendments are added to the top and over time are incorporated into the subsoil by watering and the activity of subsoil organisms. No need to dig anything into the soil.
kitchen garden update....#2
This morning I was looking at some of the pictures we took of our new kitchen garden just a couple of months ago. I can't believe how much our garden has grown! Come on in the gate and take a look... The lemon thyme that we planted on the sides...
Fire Pit Designs | Fire Pit Ideas | Fire Pit
There are a variety of fire pit designs that you might find yourself being able to enjoy in your backyard or out on your patio. Many of the more natural
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Grass Alternative: Gravel Landscaping
Grassy lawns are so overrated. They consume unnatural amounts of water to stay green and they require lots of maintenance to look good. We’ve been thinking more and more of gravel. It’s a not-quite hardscape material that’s permeable, low-maintenance, and inexpensive. Here are a few gravel landscapes we find inspiring:Pea gravel seems a good choice for a mulch in planted areas. However, we would be nervous about it getting kicked around when used as a material on paths.