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I am always on the look out for new and interesting ideas for planters.  Nurseries and Plant shops have lots of them, of course, but it is also great to see re-purposed items used as planters. These lovely Bird Cage Planters fit that bill just beautifully. Bird Cage Planters Turn Trash into Treasure. Whether you use modern ones, or find old...
There are a lot of planters for sale at garden centers, but you could break the bank buying many of them.  Why not see what you have handy that would make great planters?  Old wheelbarrows and wagons fit that bill perfectly.  Wheelbarrow planters are one things on my bucket list of must do gardening ideas.  I have been looking...
My husband loves the car show Pimp my Ride.  He gets a kick out of how people dress up their cars in neat an innovative ways.  But the show has never yet shown how people use their cars as car planters! Transportation Meets Gardening in these Car Planters These unused vehicles have been turned into gardening show cases. Here are a...
Gardening Signs Welcome you to a Little Patch of Heaven I love garden signs of all types.  They add a touch of whimsy to any garden setting and give you an idea of the personality of the gardener too. Just about any saying can be made into a garden sign. All you need, really, is a piece of wood, some paint...
Enjoy the Atmosphere with these Creative Outdoor Lighting Ideas Sitting outside in the evening with friends is one of my favorite things to do in the summer.  Lighting the setting is a must, since we don’t have much lighting on our deck. In the past, I have used hurricane lamps with candles set into them. They are effective and give out...
Scarecrow Watering Can Planter Welcomes in Fall One of my favorite things to do when I am at Lowe’s is to see what is down at the back of the plant aisles, almost dead, and on sale.  I usually can find something that I think I’ll be able to bring back to life. Today’s find was a Shasta daisy plant in...
Autumn Wreaths Bring in the Season at Your Door Many people decorate their doors with Christmas wreaths for the festive season but Autumn leaves and other materials also lend themselves to wreath projects. There are colorful leaves, branches and twigs and acorns and pine cones all over the yard just asking to be dressed up.  Add these to some ribbon, a...
DIY Hydrangea Wreath Making hydrangea wreaths is a very easy project and costs so much less than a store bought wreath.  Mine cost $6.99 and about an hour of my time, and I’ll be able to use the straw ring for another project later. Last year I showed you how to make hydrangea wreaths in this article.  For those who have...
There are so many options for planters now at garden centers.  But with a bit of creative thought, many outdoor spaces can be enhanced by unique garden planters that originated from items which originally had other uses.     Add Pizazz to your Garden with one of these Unique Garden Planters. Not only do these planters add pizazz to your garden setting, it...
DIY Flower Projects for those who Love Gardening in any Form These DIY Flower Projects appeal to me because they are not your normal run of the mill cut paper flower.  Most of those are cute but not very stylish looking to me. These projects take creativity to a whole new level. Some of them look just like real flowers!  Great...