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If you are someone who enjoys doing a lot of crafts, then you must know a few ways to make flowers, right? I’ve done quite a few craft projects lately and one thing that seems to always be included is a flower of some sort. So, I thought that it might be a good idea to share with you all...
I know you have seen those gorgeous solar chandeliers that you can hang on your deck or patio. If you’ve ever priced them, you also know that they’re not cheap. I saw one that cost more than $150, which is why I love this DIY version. You can make your own DIY solar chandelier using an old chandelier and a...
Spring makes everyone want to head into their yard, spruce it up, and clean the grill for summertime gatherings and pool parties. Whether you’ve dabbled in gardening or are dedicated to tackling it for the first time, set yourself up for success by selecting vegetables that are hardy and forgiving of your lack of experience, attention, or time. Before you choose your...
Outdoor projects have a big impact on your yard, but sometimes the idea of completing one can be daunting. You likely don’t always want to devote the entirety of your weekend to working outside. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean you can’t still complete projects in your yard that jazz it up a bit, even if you’re short on time. Below...
Some folks set aside a room in their house and turn it into a home theater, but what about setting up a movie theater in your backyard? Today's technology makes it easy to create a movie screen with little to no building involved. Outdoor Screen Location Decide where to set up the screen. Allow plenty of room for inflatable chairs, large sheets, and...
Honey bees are an integral part of the ecosystem, easy to raise, and a satisfying hobby for the urban or rural farmer. Here’s your step-by-step guide to getting started if you’ve decided to establish a hive on your property. Why is it Important? Bees need plants, and plants need bees. Bees pollinate over 30% of the world's crops, and over 90% of...
Don’t you just love weddings? I do and I especially love outdoor weddings. There’s just something about getting back to nature that soothes the soul and that’s the perfect feeling for a wedding, don’t you think? So, because I love outdoor weddings, I started looking for ways to make decorating those outdoor venues a bit easier. You know, you...
Cedar and cypress mulch are only two of the many kinds of wood mulch available to homeowners. Mulch is the term used to describe the material used as ground cover or water-retaining material around shrubs, trees, and landscaping. Cedar and cypress mulches are considered the "cream of the crop" when it comes to wood mulches, but each has its own advantages...
You can capture, in the comfort of your back yard, the fun of a sand volleyball court. All you need is an average-size courtyard, free of low hanging wires or tree branches, and you can proceed. The volleyball court is easy to make and cheap to maintain. These simple steps will help you make a sand volleyball court in your...
Around the world, animal and insect populations are in serious decline. We don't understand all the causes perfectly, but we know some things about how we can help. If you have an outdoor space on your property, you can contribute to the health of our fuzzy and feathered friends by creating a nurturing habitat for them to enjoy. The National Wildlife...