Have you ever seen The Secret Garden? That movie was one of my favorites when I was little. Anything could happen in a wild mysterious English garden like that. Weren’t those towering brick walls the best?! It doesn’t take a whole lot to add a little magic to an ordinary garden but to recreate the … Read more Amazing Secret Garden Built For A Very Special Little Girl
It’s important to give your home a personality. Special. Make it yours. One of a kind. Homemade garden crafts add a nice personal touch to any backyard and garden. Stepping stones are a quick and easy project that definitely fit into that category. They are affordable and fun to make with the littles! We have … Read more Cute DIY Stepping Stones (Tutorial)
I’ve heard that apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking people up in the morning. Thoughts? I’m not sure that I believe that but I do love apples. They are my favorite fruit and I love their fun names. Liberty, Pink Lady, Gold Rush, Love Story, Empire, Granny Smith. That is just to name … Read more Grow Apple Trees From Seeds? Here’s How!
Do you have a big yard? David Pagan Butler does and he he did something really amazing in it. He and his wanted a pool but not just any pool. They wanted a natural pool. This YouTube video from user PermacultureMedia shows how he made a chemical free swimming hole that blends perfectly into its … Read more Building A Natural Swimming Pool (Video)
‘Ladybug! Ladybug! Fly away home…’ No! don’t do that. Fly your cute little butts down to my garden. This cute ladybug craft is the best way golf balls can be repurposed. I never knew they could be used to decorate! Did you? Check out this DIY! You will need some golf balls (those are always … Read more How To Make Golf Ball Ladybugs
Do you believe in fairies? I hope so because everyone needs some whimsy and fantasy in their life. Every little girl loves fairies! There is just something about magic, pixie dust (and flying), and a hidden world only accessible to children. Maybe you don’t love pixies and sprites as much as your kids (spoilsport) but … Read more Wonderful Fairy Garden Ideas
The blood-thirsty mosquito population could be at an all time high this year. Yikes! That is a scary thought. The neighbors behind us have a pond that is looking pretty nasty. Can you say ‘breeding ground?’ If it is bad, at least there are some ways we can keep them away. Try planting some mosquito … Read more Plants That Will Help You Keep Mosquitoes Away
There are so many cute variations of trellises and vertical gardens out there and these ones featured at Diply are no exception. How cute! This roundup shows vertical gardening at it’s best! Sometimes the only thing that stands between a great garden and no garden at all is a vertical planter. So true! Upright planters … Read more Wonderful Vertical Garden Ideas
Did you ever watch The Secret Garden as a kid? I loved that movie! I loved the mystery, the towering brick walls, and the wild English gardens. Anything could happen in a place like that. I don’t think many of us can reproduce a garden like the one in the movie but It really doesn’t … Read more Use Rock And Stone To Bring Some Magic To Your Backyard
What does your backyard need? Any one of these ideas would take your yard to a whole other level. They are pretty great! The summer solstice, aka the first day of summer, is June 21st. Officially you still have some time (about 6 days) to get all of your ‘pre-summer’ projects done but unofficially summer … Read more Time To Upgrade Your Backyard For Summer. Here’s How!
Whether you have a large or small backyard, there are a lot of projects you can pursue to liven things up. You may be ready for grilling and friends but is your backyard ready? It may be nice but is it ‘all that it can be?’ Lol. Mine isn’t! This roundup from DIY And Crafts … Read more Summer Time Backyard DIY Projects You’ll Go Crazy For
Charles Bowden said that, ‘Summertime is always the best of what might be.’ How true! This DIY bench from Little Things fits that sentiment perfectly. It’s the best of what a summertime backyard could hope for. This curved fire pit bench is what every backyard is missing; I know that mine doesn’t have one but … Read more Fire Pit Gets Amazing Makeover Perfect For Entertaining