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Hollowed Out Log Planter

Hallowed Out Log Planter

Hollowed Out Log Planter

Have an old log laying around your yard?  They make wonderful planters when you hollow them out and add little knobby pieces of old paving bricks as legs to hold them steady. Cap off the ends with roughly cut and measured wood pieces.

You can see additional planters under the planting container category.

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Recycled Plate Garden Flowers

Recycled Plate Garden Flowers

Recycled Plate Garden Flowers

I have seen recycled plate garden flowers in high upscale galleries in tourist towns, like Door County, Wisconsin for a few years now. The price tag on the glass flowers is outrageous. Generally running almost $50.00. So, I set out to learn how they were made and try my hand at making my own.
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Quikrete Walkway Patio

Quikrete Walkway Patio - How to Make a Quikrete Walkway or Patio Making a custom concrete walkway or Patio takes some time and effort but the end results look professional. The materials needed are minimal and allow for you to take your time and create a visual appealing outdoor space.

How to Make a Quikrete Walkway or Patio

Easy do it yourself project on how to make a Quikcrete walkway or patio, it takes some time and effort but the end results look professional. The materials needed are minimal and allow for you to take your time and create a visually appealing outdoor space.
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Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser

Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser

Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser

Raised Garden Bed Out of Dresser. Here is taking recycling to extremes one might think.  I think it is a creative way to recycle and make use of something that would just end up in the landfill.  For those of you without a lot of space or love vertical gardening this might just work for you.

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From Trash to Treasures

Trash to Treasures Garden Arbor

 

From Trash to Treasures Garden Arbor

From trash to treasures – garden arbor.  This wasn’t a project that I was originally going to blog about.

Partly, because I am a closet, garbage picker and thrift store shopper. Sorry, I like to do it.  Why I feel the need to apologize for my actions – actually irks me somewhat.
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Garden Ideas Using Concrete Blocks

Raised Bed Using Cinder Blocks

Garden Ideas Using Concrete Blocks

Garden Ideas Using Concrete Blocks – Simple and affordable way to make a concrete block bench. The bench design uses the wall of a garage as a backrest.  Add two layers of concrete blocks as your bench base and dress up your bench with bright pillows and custom cushions.

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