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Building a Keyhole Garden

Have terrible soil? Living in the middle of a drought but still want fresh vegetables? Then you need...

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Planning & Planting My Front Yard Border 2014

My front yard border is always planted with perennials and annuals, and is decorated with cool junk....

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Exactly How to Build A Swing in About an Hour

I will show you how to build this swing through pictures and even give you a materials list so your...

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Pond Make Over for About the 5th Time.

This pond started out several years ago with a plastic tub and a couple of spillovers. They were a...

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How to Build a Backyard Waterfall up a Slope

Greatest Mother's Day present ever -- was building a waterfall in our backyard together with my son....

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Patio Water Feature is My Retreat

Team Challenge! One year for my summer birthday gift, my hubby purchased a plug in fountain for the...

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Inexpensive Outdoor Curtains using Curtain Rods out of Plumbing...

Want an inexpensive idea for outdoor curtains? I used dropcloths and plumbing pieces for the...

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Using Old Shutters in the Garden

We had three pairs of old shutters and didn't know what to do with them. So we created a privacy...

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My backyard Habitat

My husband and I built and designed our backyard habitat, never ending work

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The Secret to a Low-Maintenance, Healthy Pond

You'd love to have a beautiful pond in your yard but have heard nightmares about all the work it...

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Get Spring Ready: Add Flowers To Your Front Walk

With warmer days beginning to dawn, I bet you just can't wait to get outside.
Bring the joy of
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DIY Modern Backyard Koi Pond On A Budget

I’m a fish guy. My wife thinks it’s weird and when I say it like that, I have to admit that it does...

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DIY Mini Rain Chain

Hi there, Hometalk Friends! Creating a DIY rain chain has been on my mind since spring and I finally...

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Raised Patios, Flower Beds and Waterfall Make Backyard Appear Larger

The homeowners of this property had an existing small koi pond. They dreamed of also having a pool,...

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Salvaged Chair Bird Bath

Looking for a creative way to make a bird bath? All you need is a an old chair without the seat and...

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It's All About The Birds!(Birdhouses, Baths and Feeders in Our...

Attracting birds to your garden is as easy as 1, 2, 3 – it is all about food, water and shelter!...

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Upcycled Fence GATE

The old gate was a sagging hot mess! I had to lift it up to open and close every time. One day I‘d...

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DIY Backyard Golf Green | My Dad's Gift to Himself for Father's Day

My dad has always been a handy man, so it was no surprise to me when he decided to build himself his...

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Beautiful Garden Gate Designs

I have a side yard that is fenced off with a chain link fence and does not provide access to the...

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Save money with these DIY Garden Design and Landscaping tips

Gardening is much easier than you think and doing it yourself saves you a lot of money. Don't let "I...

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Fun, beautiful and safe for kids...think pondless waterfall and...

This family has 3 very young children. They wanted a pool but did not feel comfortable with the...

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Building a Backyard Shed/shop

As a part of our backyard transformation, my husband had to have a shed/shop! This is a chronicling...

6 steps to diy ing an outdoor movie screen

6 Steps to DIY'ing an Outdoor Movie Screen

This is such a fun project! Fall is coming and it is the perfect time to create your own massive...

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The front yard transformation

After spending the summer breaking up and hauling away 4 1/2 tons of blacktop, bringing in 2 tons of...

yard makeover

Front Yard Makeover

I purchased a house in a lake community most of the homes have little to no yard space. I decided to...