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Use Irish Spring to keep out garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! DIY /organic deterrent.

Use Irish Spring to Keep Out Garden Pests

Quick, easy way to keep unwanted animals out of your backyard and garden: use Irish Spring soap! Here's a step-by-step guide for how to use this cheap, simple deterrent.

10 Fruits  Vegetables You Can Plant Once -- And They Will Keep Coming Back Every Year

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waterfall from a recycled table top.

Groundcovers made for the shade; spiritual healing garden

Is it true? Is fall here at last? In any case, ‘Butterpat’ chrysanthemum is ready! Since we’re finally around the heat bend, it’s time to plant. This week Daphne explains why we should firm the soil around our plants. Why is that, when we’re cautioned not to trample beds? Plus, get her answer on w

How to grow clematis from cuttings

How to Grow Clematis from Cuttings | Empress of Dirt

These step-by-step instructions show how to take clematis cuttings to grow new vines. It’s a simple propagation method using softwood cuttings.

Cute idea if you have a tree stump in your garden area.


Photos and videos of kids activities and family activities at The Enchanted Forest near Revelstoke BC, Canada. 350+ fairy tale figurines, structures and BC's tallest tree house! Top rated BC family attraction!

Dress up an old stump!


This ain't just a tree..!

tree stump fairy house

Tap Into Your Inner Child: Build a Fairy House!

Posted by Sandi Recently while showing property I happened across a neat surprise: a fairy house built on an old stump at the end of someone’s driveway. Instant enchantment! I went back to ta…

RainTree Sprinklers made out of copper piping.

RainTree Sprinklers made out of copper piping.

cool idea, use Muffin Tins to mark where seeds should go for even planting, since I can never make a straight line ;)

cool idea, use Muffin Tins to mark where seeds should go for even planting, since I can never make a straight line ;)

what to do with a stump

Fairy Gardens

Fairy gardens are a great way to get your imagination going and get little kids interested in gardening. But it’s not only a fun gardening activity for the whole family. It’s also a creative idea for putting broken or old items around the home to good use rather than throwing them straight to the trash bin. Let your imagination run and see if your broken terracotta pots can still be used to hold a fairy garden! Also don’t buy decorating materials just yet! Small, broken tiles and other scrap…

Fairy house out of a stump

Garden Envy

The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips - I like the idea

The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

Easy, attractive lawn edging ideas for your yard and garden! Learn how to edge a lawn with our tips for stone, pavers & metal lawn edging.

tree stump

tree stump

Old louvered bi-fold doors repurposed into a garden screen.

DIY Garden Screen From Repurposed Louvered Bi-Fold Doors

Here's an idea for building an outdoor garden screen or backyard fence with repurposed old louvered bi-fold doors and I show you how easy it is to make.

Gnome's Tree House: Cute Garden Idea!


A gnome home. LOVE THIS! :)

Colonial home

10 Best Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color

Brighten your yard with fiery red and yellow autumn foliage