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DIY Garden Projects with Rocks From ‘Prairie Break‘, use this easy idea for all the stones you dig up planting your garden. Stones offer good drainage for a downspout area. DIY Garden Projects with Rock Garden Paths, Garden Art, Garden Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Garden Stones, Walkway Ideas, Backyard Ideas, Rocks Garden, Rain Garden

An Irish garden in Wyoming?

Jane and Mike Sullivan PLEASE NOTE: I have revisited this garden in 2014: you can read a much more current update on this fabulous garden at "Wyoming-Iris Garden revisited" (just click on that phrase to go to the post) I might have said an ENGLISH garden, but with a name like Sullivan, I might get in trouble saying that. Whatever style you may wish to call it, there is no question that the Sullivan garden in Casper, Wyoming, is wonderful any time of year--including at the end of a long hot…

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat. I like the bees but will try this in fall to get rid of wasps! Summer Fun, Summer Time, Summer Ideas, Camping Hacks, Camping Ideas, Camping 2017, Camping Storage, Camping Cooking, Camping Recipes


Today we got around to making pomanders. The fruit was purchased a few days ago, but there was finally an hour or so that we could sit and let the fragrances of the citrus and spices waft about. We usually see this done with oranges, but for years we have preferred using lemons and limes. They don't spoil nearly as often, and oranges are just too good for eating!Begin with nice, blemish-free fruits. If you'd like to hang it from a ribbon, tape or band off sections where the ribbon will go…

How to Build a Rain Barrel How to Build a Rain Barrel. This DIY rain barrel costs less than 100 bucks to build and works just as well as the expensive ones you can purchase. The post How to Build a Rain Barrel appeared first on Homemade Crafts. Outdoor Projects, Garden Projects, Diy Projects, Project Ideas, Mosaic Projects, Off The Grid, Sustainable Living, The Great Outdoors, Outdoor Gardens

Rain Harvesting: How To Store & Filter Rainwater

UPDATE: this post is a combination of a few smaller posts that were knocking around from the early days of K.W.N. As these posts contained excellent information on rainwater harvesting and filtering, I have compiled them here in one larger post. I stumbled across this diagram a while back. Unfortunately, I was unable find the […]

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas - Check Out these Perry House Style pictures of front backyard landscape design designs and also obtain concepts for your own garden. Garden Paths, Lawn And Garden, Rain Garden, Garden Stream, Border Garden, Backyard Walkway, Fountain Garden, Bog Garden, Sloped Backyard

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ou get rid of those awful pests? Well, with a homemade mosquito trap, of course Simple Life Hacks, Useful Life Hacks, Summer Life Hacks, Lifehacks, Home Remedies, Natural Remedies, Tips & Tricks, Garden Pests, Garden Hose

Tip: mix together water, brown sugar, and yeast to trap mosquitoes.

Apparently the Pinterest community has spoken: "A lot of other pinners complained that when they tried this it didn't work."

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