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DIY Ideas for Full Sun areas of your home and garden.
  • Waterwise Gardening - Water Saving Tips

    Don’t change your garden; change the way you water.   Here are ten simple things you can do to save water outdoors. 1. Water early in the morning Set your automatic sprinklers to run in the early morning and finish before 8am. This will reduce evaporation and will lessen the likelihood of water waste [...] Read Full Article
  • Patriotic Garden

     Full Sun Project This mailbox garden will show off your patriotism. It’s designed with easy-care red, white, and blue summer flowering plants.  Bed is roughly 8 foot by 6 foot triangular Project Shopping List:  1 - ‘Black and Blue’ or ‘Cobalt Blue’ Salvia - 1g 1 - Red Mandevilla 1 - 10” 3 - Agapanthus [...] Read Full Article
  • Grilling Container Garden

     Full Sun Project This sun container garden is perfect for the grill master. Keep it nearby for all your summer BBQs. Rosemary, thyme, basil and sage will add lively flavor to all your favorite grilling recipes.   Shopping list: 1 - Purple basil 1 - Sweet basil 1 - Oregano 1 - Tri-color sage 1 - Arp Rosemary 1 [...] Read Full Article
  • Plant a Strawberry Jar

    Full Sun Project You can enjoy scrumptious strawberries at home in any size yard by growing them in containers. A strawberry jar is an especially fun way to grow strawberries. Strawberry jars have holes on the sides of the pot for plants in addition to the top. Start by pouring potting [...] Read Full Article
  • June DIY Container Garden

     Full Sun Project This cheery container garden is easy to put together using a thriller, filler and spillers. The beautiful booms of pink million bells bloom non stop spring through fall.    Shopping list: 1 Purple Fountain grass 2 Tricolor Sage 2 Purple Sweet Potato Vine 2 Pink Calibrachoa Million Bells 1 20” wide container 1 Pike potting soil [...] Read Full Article
  • Salsa Garden

    Full Sun Project Project Time: 3 hours Enjoy fresh salsa straight from your garden this summer. Plant a veggie bed with tomatoes, peppers, onions, chives and cilantro. Experiment growing different types of tomatoes. If you like chunky salsa choose smaller tomatoes with less juice like Super Sweet 1—or Roma. For juicier salsa plant [...] Read Full Article
  • Patriotic Window Box

    Full Sun Project Project time: 30 minutes Season: Spring/Summer  Show your patriotic pride by adorning your window with a window box planted with red, white, and blue flowers. Choose a window box with a size and design to suit your home style. Be sure that the window box has holes for good drainage. Fill [...] Read Full Article
  • Succulent Container Garden

     Full Sun Project Succulents and aloes provide wonderful, low-care architectural interest, and are great choices for containers. The rosette of a red Aeonium becomes the focal point and a stonecrop spills out to the side.   Project Shopping List 1 - Glazed Pot 20 Inches 1 - Pike Potting&Container Soil 2cu ft bag 1 - E.B [...] Read Full Article
  • May Combination Hanging Basket

     Full Sun Project This sun-loving hanging basket is brimming with gorgeous white, blue and pink flower color that is accented by silver foliage. It’s the perfect addition to any garden. Simply place a shepherds hook in the ground and hang your home-made masterpiece. Make it your own by choosing flower varieties [...] Read Full Article
  • Butterfly Garden

     Full Sun Project This small garden is packed full of beautiful flowers that you will love and the butterflies will too! This garden provides host plants for caterpillars (parsley and dill) and flowering plant for food sources. Add a shallow bird bath or saucer with water for added appeal. The garden is approximately [...] Read Full Article
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