Window bird house

Great idea! How exceiting to be able to watch birds build their nest and hatch their babies right from my own window. Love the simple yet sturdy construction. The natural wood can be left as is, or finished if desired. The instructions gave…

How to make a rain barrel

Using a rain barrel can save you a significant amount of money in a season. For each inch of rain that falls on 500 square feet of roof, you can collect 300 gallons of water to use in your garden, or your lawn. Materials you'll need : 1…

Island bed garden design

How to Build an Island Bed with Retaining Wall Bricks How To : Step 1 : Draw your shape. Step 2 : Dig the trenches. Step 3 : Lay your first bricks. Step 4 : unroll some high quality weed landscape fabric in your trench with the excess…

Dry Creek Bed for Drainage

Here's what you'll need : A set of plain gray 2"x8"x16" concrete stones form the base layer. The channel is created by retaining wall blocks set as the borders. Inside the channel Rock pebbles will add that decorative touch that disguises…