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Fashion an easy outdoor bar

Fashion an easy outdoor bar | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

A couple of recycled pallets painted a color of your choice, and then topped with a couple of cement pavers, makes a nice outdoor shelf, bar, or garden work table.


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One of the easiest and yet most modern designs we've seen for upcycling wooden pallets into a practical piece for  social gathering space.

 

No excuses :)

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Iris Lewis's curator insight, May 1, 7:04 AM

I have lots of pallets to create different things such as this.

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High fliers: Alan Titchmarsh's tips on growing plants on your balcony

High fliers: Alan Titchmarsh's tips on growing plants on your balcony | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
WHETHER it’s a roof terrace or a window box, the pleasures of gardening can still be yours – even if you live a few flights up.

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Richard Spencer's curator insight, April 29, 6:18 AM

Good  sound  advice  about  how  to  start  your  own  balcony  garden frm  Alan  TichMarch  ~ But  not  for  the  fient  hearted  or  for  those  that  suffer  from  vertigo.

You  all   find  Me  with  My  feet  pon  tera  firma  and  gardening  within  limits  of  my  insurance  allows.

If  you  got  really  tall  trees  that  need  to  pruned  best  call  a  arborist  who    should  be  covered  by  the  insurance  and  trained  on  how  to  cut  down  trees.

I'm  not  sure  how  the  insurance  will  cover   these  balcony  gardens  though 

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How to create a show-stopping summer flower container

How to create a show-stopping summer flower container | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Give your summer pots the perfect meld of showiness and shape using one classic planting forumla

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Richard Spencer's curator insight, April 29, 6:25 AM

Here  is  an  excellent  guide  on  how  to  create  your  perfect    show  stopper  garden 

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Eight of the best herbs for containers

Eight of the best herbs for containers | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Herbs are wonderful for containers. Few crops give you so much from so little space. Often just a few leaves can transform a dish. Many also have flowers t
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How to Recycle Halloween Pumpkins for Wildlife

How to Recycle Halloween Pumpkins for Wildlife | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

After the trick-or-treaters clear away, and Halloween is officially over, don’t trash your pumpkins! There are several ways to recycle them with wildlife and your garden in mind. 


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10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants

10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
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When dividing perennials, timing and technique are important ...

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Power Perennials: Plants that Thrive No Matter What

Power Perennials: Plants that Thrive No Matter What | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Add some flower power to your garden this year with any of these tough-as-nails perennial bloomers.
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We've planted 12 of these 18 beautiful perennials in the past 10 months!

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best time of the day to water - BHG.com

best time of the day to water - BHG.com | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
my husband and i have a contest on who is right. when is the best time to water flowers and the veggie garden? and how often?
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Watering at night is definitely better than mid-day (never water mid-day in the summer heat), but morning is still ideal ...

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Make a Living Succulent Picture

Make a Living Succulent Picture | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Create your own living mosaic to hang on a wall, indoors or out.
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Succulents are a natural choice for vertical gardens because they grow slowly and have low water requirements.

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10 Tips for Summer Irrigation

10 Tips for Summer Irrigation | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
With hot summers comes an unquenchable thirst, especially when you’re talking about lawn care. However, quenching that thirst is not as easy as scheduling a smart irrigation system once or flipping on the sprinkler switch.
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For lawn irrigation, consistency is key!

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Fashion an easy outdoor bar

Fashion an easy outdoor bar | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

A couple of recycled pallets painted a color of your choice, and then topped with a couple of cement pavers, makes a nice outdoor shelf, bar, or garden work table.


Via Debra Anchors
Camacho Land Design's insight:

One of the easiest and yet most modern designs we've seen for upcycling wooden pallets into a practical piece for  social gathering space.

 

No excuses :)

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Iris Lewis's curator insight, May 1, 7:04 AM

I have lots of pallets to create different things such as this.

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Easy Ways to Make Your Yard More Private

Easy Ways to Make Your Yard More Private | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Create a hidden sanctuary in your backyard with these quick and simple solutions.
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A collection of relatively simple ways to privatize your personal landscape retreat ...

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Deck & Patio Solutions: Working Around Landscape Challenges

Deck & Patio Solutions: Working Around Landscape Challenges | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Whether a tree is threatening your deck plans or you're looking for creative uses for your backyard's large stones, these landscape design ideas can help.
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Don't let one of these challenges stop you from envisioning a new way to use your outdoor element!

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What to Prune When

What to Prune When | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Take the mystery out of when to prune your plants by following our quick-and-easy guide.
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A fast guide to taming your foliage ...

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Create a succulent ball

Create a succulent ball | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

What do you think of this idea? Create a succulents ball! Choose sedums, hens and chicks, and other succulents that are cold hardy. This way, you won’t need to winter your succulent ball indoors. If you live in a warm climate year round, this won’t be an issue for you.


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Ever heard of a succulent planter ball? Now you have!!!!! 

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Pamela Hills's curator insight, February 22, 8:27 AM

This is so cool !

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Flagstone Patio Ideas For Your House | Homes-art.com

Flagstone Patio Ideas For Your House | Homes-art.com | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

Flagstone Patio Ideas For Your House  – Adding a flagstone patio to your house will supply your household with an entire brand-new living location and can be found in very helpful when you wish to amuse your buddies or family. This kind of yard accent will certainly increase the value of your house and at the same time supply an area for you and your household to take pleasure in. Patios are generally built with pavers, concrete, or flagstone. Patios constructed with flagstone provide an item that will hold for decades as long as the stones are well taken care of. It’s prone to staining and breakage due to the fact that flagstone is porous. Flagstone is really easy to care for and keep.


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Android apps to enhance your green thumb

Android apps to enhance your green thumb | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

With winter slowly changing to spring, gardening season is just around the corner. Whether you’re looking to plant your own personal vegetable garden or enhance your landscaping expertise, now is the time to get planning. There are apps available for all experience levels, from amateur grower to pro-gardener, to help improve your green thumb this spring.

 


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Spring may not be "just around the corner" as this article implies, but that doesn't mean you can't download a few "green friendly" apps while you're stuck indoors this winter waiting for your garden to thaw!

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Mary Anne Lynch @leafport.com's curator insight, April 1, 2013 1:45 AM

Get 'em from the Google Play app store.

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Terrarium Table

Terrarium Table | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
I've been wanting to make a piece of indoor 'garden' furniture for ages. Not only do plants help improve indoor air quality (see NASA study), they a...

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DIY Indoor Garden Furniture!!!!!!

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Heat-Loving Container-Garden Plants

Heat-Loving Container-Garden Plants | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
The dog days of summer can turn your gorgeous container gardens into a crispy mess. Try these plants that take the heat for color all season long.
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Boulder and Rock Selection & Placement - Landscaping Network

Boulder and Rock Selection & Placement - Landscaping Network | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Learn six important factors for selecting and placing boulders in your yard or garden. Plus see photos of landscapes with boulders.
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Six considerations for a boulder approach to selecting rocks for your landscape ....

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8 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

8 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Tackle these pesky garden invaders without harsh chemicals.
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As a landscape designer striving for honest approaches to landscape solutions, I generally am not a fan of using landscape fabric (a petroleum product) to suck the life out of the soil. Check out the many alternatives featured here.

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Self-Seeding Crops You’ll Never Need to Replant

Self-Seeding Crops You’ll Never Need to Replant | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it

A continuous, sustainable supply of garden seeds — no harvesting, storing or replanting required? Oh yes, we're for real! Some crops produce seeds so readily that as long as you give them time to flower, mature and set seed, you'll always have free plants growing in your garden. Check out 34 self-seeding herbs, veggies and flowers and how to manage them:


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There's nothing better than letting God grow a garden the way He intended. Here's 34 self-seeding herbs, veggies, and flowers you'll almost never have to mess with again!

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MsWard's curator insight, July 11, 2014 9:34 AM

Maybe some good choices for WSD . . .

 

Eric Larson's curator insight, September 3, 2014 9:54 AM

Not have to re-plant????

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Top 10 Gardening Trends for 2014

Top 10 Gardening Trends for 2014 | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Give one of these popular ideas a try in your home — inside or out.
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33 DIY Fire Pit Ideas | DIY Cozy Home

33 DIY Fire Pit Ideas | DIY Cozy Home | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
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From a Fire Pit in a Bowl to a fire pit made from an old washing machine drum .... 33 creative ways to add a fire feature to re-imagine your element ...

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15 Fun Ideas for Growing Tomatoes

15 Fun Ideas for Growing Tomatoes | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
Grow your own taste-tempting tomatoes and save money on your grocery bill. We show you 15 fun ways to grow and train this popular vegetable.
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Grow your own ketchup :)

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Technologies that Increase Efficiency for Landscapers

Technologies that Increase Efficiency for Landscapers | Landscape Design DIY, Tips, and Best Practices | Scoop.it
As the landscaping and service industries continue to become more and more competitive, companies are continuously looking for ways to increase customer satisfaction, efficiencies and return on investment.
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