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Project 1: Rock + Bowl + Flame ( 31 DIY Projects for Busy Gals) 31 minute project You'll need: Sakrete Quickset Concrete a bunch of rocks (perhaps dug up from your yard) a plastic bowl a large canned good chafing dish gel fuel pack PAM cooking spray newspaper plastic tub for mixing concrete stick to stir concrete You are going to create one of these (which, FYI, Restoration Hardware doesn't sale anymore, hence why we are making our own)

Project 1: Rock + Bowl + Flame ( 31 DIY Projects for Busy Gals)

Bird feeder, esprit cabane, alternative garden ideas. City and country sparrows alike can have their own simply and sleekly designed "open bar".

Bird feeder, esprit cabane, alternative garden ideas

All the ingredients you need are some spare wood, a hook, some wire and a glass bottle with a screw cap. Cut a two pieces of wood from a plank about 15 cm (6 in) width: 11 x 15 cm (4 x 6 in) one and 31 x 15 cm (1 ft x 6 in) other. DIY Garden Markers. April 19th, 2011 This year I’m planting my herbs in the sunniest corner of our yard, so hopefully they won’t turn yellow and die again. Third time’s the charm, right? My Tuesday {Ten} - Building a Succulent Dish Garden.

It’s Tuesday and time for the Tuesday {Ten}.

My Tuesday {Ten} - Building a Succulent Dish Garden

The Tuesday {Ten} is all about sharing what’s going on, things you love, recent purchases, cute photos…pretty much all the sweet tidbits that make up daily life that you’d like to share, bundled in to one post. It can be short and sweet or filled with pictures and details…anything goes – just casual and fun! My Tuesday {Ten} You have lifted me up with your thoughts and prayers and I can not say thank you enough. Recycled Tin Can Flower Caddy. While I’m really trying hard to accomplish some of my indoor projects, it is just way too hard as my attention is drawn outdoors to the warm summertime weather that greets me each morning.

Recycled Tin Can Flower Caddy

I hope you’ll stick with me through a few more garden projects before I’m forced to tackle my indoor to-do. I was thrilled to find out this weeks CSI Project was a Martha Stewart Inspired Challenge. Buckets, boxes, bowls, oh my! Create a Magical Miniature Garden. Pick a container Be creative, but allow proper drainage to prevent soggy roots.

Create a Magical Miniature Garden

Terra-cotta pots with saucers work great, and you can hide them inside a larger container, like a fun picnic basket. Add soil Use quality potting soil that provides nutrients plants need. Select plants Herbs are a smart choice because they stay small with just a little trimming, grow easily and offer wonderful fragrance. Thyme (Thymus praecox 'Minor') is a convincing groundcover, ornamental onion ( Allium senescens 'Glaucum') makes a perfect little hedge, creeping savory (Satureja spicigera) can be shaped into a small bush and lemon-scented geraniums (Pelargonium crispum) serve as sweet little trees. Night Light - Real Wedding: Melody and Adam, Port Gamble, Washington - Real Weddings: You'll find charming, inventive, even silly ideas in these inspiring wedding photos. - Nice Home Garden Patio & Wood Path Design Idea. Landscaping sounds complex to those of us not gifted with green thumbs – but making paths, patios or decks to define space in a garden or yard can be as simple as slicing sections of wood and infilling the gaps with sand.

Nice Home Garden Patio & Wood Path Design Idea

Sure, you have to cut or buy the log slices but at least you do not need to grow anything in the process. Katy Elliott spotted these at a flower show but they would make a great do-it-yourself garden project. Birdhouses made from VHS and cassette tapes. DIY Succulent Pallet Table. Max with the new Succulent Table.

DIY Succulent Pallet Table

Can you believe that our latest DIY project was once just a couple of junky pallets and some scrappy table legs? Crazy…if I didn’t have photos, I wouldn’t believe it myself. Not too long ago, we whipped out a coffee table sized succulent table out of an old shipping crate.