Upcycle ideas for the garden, including photos. While the thrill of the hunt can sometimes be enticing, remember that new should balance old. Having too many old items (or new items) can take away from your garden's overall appeal . . . If you enjoy this Magazine, you will love my blog: http://upcycledgardenstyle.blogspot.com
When you trim brush or branches from your garden plants in the spring save the sturdiest and straightest branches to nail or lash together and form a natural trellis to support vines or climbing plants in the flower bed or veggie patch.
It's easy and fun to decorate your home's outdoor living spaces with garden crafts you make yourself. Follow the photo-link to find more ideas.
I have a swimming pool tucked into my gardens so am including this DIY upcycle project here.
I was concerned that our little people would catch their fingers on the metal top rail of the swimming pool so I constructed a cushioned guard that not only covers any sharp metal joints, but also serves as a bumper of sorts. Do you notice the potential hazard for little fingers here?
Follow the photo-link to read the tutorial for my simple fix!
Consider the style of your garden décor when deciding which materials would work best for your trellis. Here, rustic wire fencing supports a clematis plant, lending a nostalgic air to the décor. The trellis is completed with a painted wood casing and rosette block that will age over time.
Good Morning!!! We had some fun this past week. We set out one day to enjoy some fall colors. Not only did we find some incredibly beautiful colors but we had the chance to gather leaves & pine cones & bring them home. If you have been with me...
"Because these are all hardy Sedum and Sempervivum, they just stay outside all winter under the snow; luckily, nothing decided to chew on them, and they emerged none the worse for being under two feet of snow."