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Architektura ogrodowa. Get Creative With these Backyard Designs... Add Interest to your Landscaping. Plain and boring backyard designs can be an eye sore.

Get Creative With these Backyard Designs... Add Interest to your Landscaping

These creative garden decorations and backyard designs can inspire you to create unique installations, vertical gardens or fence decor, turning your backyard landscaping ideas into art projects. Adding fun to backyard designs takes only creativity, patience and enthusiasm, and you can turn dull and lifeless areas into beautiful outdoor living spaces, enjoying decorating your own backyard and designing impressive art installations, creating functional items of plastic bottles or painting your fence bright colors. 15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome. Wanna make your backyard awesome this summer?

15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome

Whether your idea of summer backyard fun is quiet nights having dinner al fresco with friends, or a yard full of giggling and squealing eight year olds, we have the DIY projects to make your backyard awesome! Pick one for major fun, or smaller projects to make the entire space just a little bit cooler than it is today. And make this summer your awesomest. What is summer without the beach? This amazing tutorial by Sunset magazine shows you how to build a beach, in your own backyard!

Now that you have the beach, how about an outdoor shower? Brambleberry Cottage created these DIY garden mirrors from old windows. Now, you need a place to kick back in this gorgeous yard of yours, so learn to make your own hammock! Once again, this project, featured at the top of the post from ‘Camille Styles’, is another great option for a nice lazy day hammock.

The Art of Doing Stuff gives us directions on how to make a dollar store pot lantern! Beautiful Backyards: Inspiration for Garden Lovers! TGG Fav Five: DIY Garden Projects. This week at TGG we have some of our favorite DIY garden projects that we have found around the web.

TGG Fav Five: DIY Garden Projects

Enjoy these great ideas from our favorite blogs! I LOVE the pot wreath from ‘Bees Knees Bungalow’! Filled with herbs for fall, or violas for spring? Organize Your Garden Shed. The early spring might be the best time of year to get out and organize your garden shed… The best part is that it gets you out in the garden, even though there is little to do in the way of planting and caring for your garden space.

Organize Your Garden Shed

Oh, yea, it also saves you time, money and aggravation. But really, it gets you out in the garden, and when can that ever be a bad thing? Seriously, getting your garden shed organized will make a big difference once the growing season is in full swing. You won’t spend hours looking for that twine to tie up the beans, you won’t run out to buy an expensive new rake, only to find the perfectly serviceable old one in the back of the shed behind the mower, and you most of all, it will allow you to utilize your precious gardening time for just that…gardening!

How to Add Whimsy to Your Garden. Ok, so you have the plants picked out, the hardscape in place, and even some evening lighting, but you still feel something is missing from your garden.

How to Add Whimsy to Your Garden

Chances are, it’s a little bit o’ character, and a smile! The garden is meant to be a soothing place, but we must never forget, it’s also about affirming life. And what is life without laughter and fun? DIY Garden Hanging Bed. I love the idea of a hanging bed within the garden!

DIY Garden Hanging Bed

I can’t think of another DIY project that would be more appreciated or well used! Especially as the long days of summer come upon us, laying out on a comfie “bed” while enjoying the weather, nature and the scent and sight of my garden seems like Heaven. Oh, and a good book too! 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius. Can’t afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you’re dying for?

51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Peggy Wang / BuzzFeed Yahoo! | Martha Stewart | Ashley Ann Photography | A Beautiful Mess Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. Buy a mature plant from an Asian market or grocery store. Rinse your dirty feet off in a waterproof frame filled with flat stones. The flat stones will feel so good on your feet! Replace the light bulbs in an old chandelier with inexpensive solar lights. You’ll have gorgeous outdoor lighting without having to provide electricity. Put mirrors up on your fence to make the yard look bigger. Find out how to make this upcycled one from old windows. Or make some mirrored lawn ornaments by spraying different sized orbs with looking glass spray paint. amazon.co.uk You can actually buy the orbs here , or try DIYing your own.

Turn an old chair into a swing. Get the instructions here . It only takes about 20 minutes to make this skateboard swing. A Garden in Bethlehem PA: Creeping Sedum. This sedum has been identified as Sedum sarmentosum.

A Garden in Bethlehem PA: Creeping Sedum

(Please see comments.) ***See June 11, 2011 for more about this sedum. **** . I have been trying to identify this sedum for years. Susan Harris of Sustainable and Urban Gardening raised the question again.