Bonfires on the beach remind me of my family’s vacations growing up. I still love the feeling of sand between my toes and a fire to sit around with my friends. It just means summer to me. But, the beach is 6 hours from our home. Here is a solution to that problem. Take a … Read more Watch As This Pile Of Dirt Gets Transformed Into A Beautiful Backyard Oasis
The first day of summer, officially, is June 21st. That’s actually a good thing because it means I have more time to ‘get ready.’ Get ready? Yup. I need to set up the barbecue, dust off the camping gear, go swimsuit shopping, and get the house and yard prepped for company. Especially the yard. Diply … Read more Clever Ideas To Take Your Backyard To The Next Level
My dad got a Ficus Benjamina when he was 18. Whaaa? It’s a houseplant otherwise knows as a Weeping Fig. It’s not so much a houseplant as it is a house tree! Lol. The larger ones grow up to ten feet tall and that’s how big our family one is. My dad wants to give … Read more Green Up Your Garden With These Weird Hacks
Do you get the paper? Most likely you read it, clip a few coupons, and recycle it. Be sure to save a few pages before tossing it in the bin this time. There are quite a few fun DIYs that you can make with newspaper and there is also this great gardening hack. I can … Read more Low Cost And Chemical Free Way To Eliminate Weeds
So, you want to have a summer’s worth of fresh salads to have with your dinners. Growing your own vegetables is a super healthy, inexpensive and delicious way to feed your family. Here are some great garden ideas for any size backyard. You can spend as much or as little as you would like on … Read more DIY Your Way To A Beautiful Raised Garden Bed
Waste not, want not. Reddit user ‘My_DIY_Account’ wanted a backyard and he didn’t want to waste any space. His little home in Milwaukee didn’t have much space to start with so creativity was a must when coming up with ideas for an outdoor oasis. He turned the space next to his house, barely big enough … Read more He Started With 6 Poles In The Ground And Ended Up With A Stunning Backyard Transformation!
Diapers are incredibly absorbent. That’s kind of the point of them. Did you know those absorbent innards can be used for more than just keeping your little one dry? They can be used to make the soil in your garden super absorbent. This is brilliant and perfect if you live in a dry climate, are … Read more This Very Unusual Ingredient Will Help Your Plants Grow
Nothing beats the taste of fresh vegetables. But, not everyone has a plot of land dedicated to their fresh summer salads. Use these ideas to maximize the limited space you do have. They are brilliant! These are especially for those of you with small back yards. Sure that terracotta strawberry planter looks pretty, but you … Read more Vertical Garden Ideas For Small Spaces
DIY is the best! Especially when it is affordable. If I’m being honest, some of the projects out there, though terrific, can be a little spendy ($$$). This DIY fire pit, featured at Viralnova, really isn’t one of the pricey ones. you can make it for $50! Scouts honor. I’m so excited to have found … Read more A Few of These Bricks And $50 Will Transform Your Backyard. Wow!
Do you dream of becoming self-sustainable? You may think that your dream is too huge and not easily attainable, but in reality anybody can learn how to become self-sustainable. Of course it isn’t a walk in the park though. There is a lot of hard work, effort and dedication required. It can also get quite … Read more Learn How To Build A Self-Sustaining Homestead On Only 1 Acre Of Land
Cinder blocks are just one more thing that proves concrete is awesome and here to stay. Concrete is durable, affordable, and can be make into the most stylish DIYs. The same can be said for cinderblocks! These versatile blocks don’t cost pennies like a bag of cement but they are considerably cheaper that other building … Read more DIY Fun With Cinder Blocks
Here is yet another great way to repurpose those old denim jeans. Turn them into a garden apron. Gardening is back breaking work and getting up and down a lot makes it even worse. That happens to me because I am constantly forgetting what I need. An apron like this would save me some time … Read more Turn Your Old Jeans Into A Garden Apron