Square Raised Beds – The geometric precision of the design keeps even rangy herbs like scented geraniums and sprawling vegetables like squash neatly in their place. The squares make elegant frames for everything planted in them including tomatoes and cottage flowers such as marigolds.

Square Raised Beds – The geometric precision of the design keeps even rangy herbs like scented geraniums and sprawling vegetables like squash neatly in their place. The squares make elegant frames for everything planted in them including tomatoes and cottage flowers such as marigolds.

Stone Solid The homeowner/designer searched a variety of sources for his stone products, including misfired concrete slabs, which he used as accent pavers, and these retaining wall blocks. They combine to create lots of seating areas and a perfect place to set plants and other garden accents.

Stone Solid The homeowner/designer searched a variety of sources for his stone products, including misfired concrete slabs, which he used as accent pavers, and these retaining wall blocks. They combine to create lots of seating areas and a perfect place to set plants and other garden accents.

Rarely Shared Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Heres a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction. SAVE THIS ONE!

Rarely Shared Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Heres a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction. SAVE THIS ONE!

In just a weekend, you can refresh your deck. Friday night: Remove all furniture and other items from the deck. Saturday morning: Pressure-wash the deck to remove dirt; use warm water, soapy water and a scrub brush to remove old mold and mildew. Sunday morning: Stain the deck using a paint roller. The deck should be walkable by nightfall. Bring your furniture back Monday night.

In just a weekend, you can refresh your deck. Friday night: Remove all furniture and other items from the deck. Saturday morning: Pressure-wash the deck to remove dirt; use warm water, soapy water and a scrub brush to remove old mold and mildew. Sunday morning: Stain the deck using a paint roller. The deck should … [Read more…]