Insect hotel - Sustainable ideas including an explanation of the materials used, which insects they provide a habitat for and why you want that insect. This would be perfect to have as a project to build with a youth program
UPDATED Infographic: Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here’s a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. – New Gardening Ideas
First Day of School Stations - Back to School Activity Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your
Outdoor fireplace, tiered landscaping, and curved path. The raw Copper path lights that will patina over time will look great and unique for years to come. Having the low voltage landscape lighting make these backyard ideas picturesque day and night.
Bird nesting boxes and bee houses can help wildlife and benefit your garden if used properly. These tips help you decide which type of species you want to house, including bees, bird, bats, and owls. Be sure to choose a house specifically designed for spe
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.
Good for flower bed- Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.