Beautiful Blooming Trees for Spring

There is nothing more awe inspiring than the sight of gorgeous spring blooming trees after a long winter. It's like going to sleep for days, then waking up to see your favorite person there next to you, smiling... You can't help but feel happy, uplifted, hopeful and joyful. If that sounds like I'm dramatizing a simple tree, then you are not a gardener. At least, not yet. ;) Because us gardeners … [Read more...]

How to Build a Backyard Playhouse

Maybe your kids have been trapped inside during a long winter, or perhaps you have already run out of ways to tell them to "go play outside" in the summer, but we have got a really cool solution for keeping the kids busy outdoors. These DIY playhouses take kids outside in all but the worst weather and help them foster their sense of imagination and play. And hey, who wouldn't want a place like … [Read more...]

13 Projects for Backyard Relaxation

Our backyards are used for BBQ's and family gatherings, playgrounds and football games. Don't forget to use your yard for some good 'ol wind down time! These 13 projects for backyard relaxation will help turn your garden space into a zen place. Catchy, right? :) Our feature project above, is a hanging bed from 'The Devoted Wife'. From 'Pottery Barn', we love this backyard bed space too! Want to … [Read more...]

15 Easy DIY Projects to Make Your Backyard Awesome

Wanna make your backyard awesome this summer? 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 … [Read more...]

Build A Backyard Movie Theater

This may be one of our most fun summer garden fun ideas yet! Build a backyard movie theater! Ok, it wasn't our idea. But we're running with it. Sound like an impossible DIY project? Not! We have tutorials for every skill level, and remember, even an old sheet and a projector still make a great movie night. But for those of you who want a little more in your outdoor movie viewing experience, try … [Read more...]

Beautiful Backyards: Inspiration for Garden Lovers!

We all would love to have a magazine worthy beautiful backyard! It’s possible for a DIY'er, if you tackle it one project at a time. Use these photos to inspire you to find the garden style and projects that are right for you and your family. Take just one idea, or copy an entire look.   How to Use DIY Backyard Inspirational Photos 1. Look for ways to use your yard that you hadn't … [Read more...]