A raised bed gives you an eye-catching feature, a better view of your plants and, by lifting them up, less strain on your back when tending them. Learn how to make a raised bed in one day.
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How to Make a Butterfly Feeder | This simple DIY butterfly feeder makes a wonderful addition to any garden or flower bed. Records show that the numbers of butterflies, bees, and other pollinators are declining, so they really need our help! This simple feeder, made from a mason jar, some twine, and a piece of sponge, will help attract these friendly insects to your garden and give them a place to refuel. Its a win-win! | TraditionalCookin…
6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden: Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Heres how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.
RUSTIC WATTLE WORK Woven hurdle fencing is familiar to all gardeners. The techniques used to make these have long been a basic skill of gardeners and countrymen who used wattle work much as we would use plywood or MDF today. This factsheet describes how anyone can use wattlework in the garden to create a range of interesting feature including raised beds
Completed Rain Garden Irrigation System This Old House
I first saw these raised beds on an intensive gardening tour and thought they were a great way of container gardening at a height that’s easy on the back plus they give you storage below and you can easily add a trellis anywhere you need it. They were made from upcycled 55 gal. drum which …
Raised flower beds are absolutely perfect for those who are looking to plant crops in their garden. However, making a raised flower bed can be expensive. Thankfully, there are cheaper ways. This video will show you how you can make a fantastic, well-functioning Spring garden using nothing more than Cinder […]
you can make this! how to build an elevated container garden with high quality cedar and IKEA trestle legs
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How to: Make a planter from an old headboard