Category: Garden Ideas

Favorite 2×4 Outdoor Project Plans

Hey build friends!  This morning swans flew over our front porch!  Migrating birds are the first sign of spring, and we are excited to start spending more time outdoors (without a million layers of down coats on). I’ve got lots of projects I hope to tackle this year for our new house, but wanted to…

A Whole Different Spin on Pot Planting

There have been very few opportunities for even the most avid of gardeners to plant bright red geraniums in an old, gray washing machine tub, so pay attention to this one. The story begins almost 45 years ago as Bob and Janet Hill, garden neophytes whose possessions included two small children, hefty monthly payments on…

6 Ideas for Landscaping With Natural Elements

The last thing any homeowner wants is an ugly lawn standing out like a sore thumb in the front or backyard. It’s rather unfortunate some of the components that complete a home usually end up distorting it. For example, drainage pipes and ditches that divert water from the foundations of a house usually end up…