Oct , Container gardens are my domain for now, and between herbs and potatoes and flowering front porch planters, we kind of rocked it this season The full foot deck boards extend as the front and back of the planter selected because deck boards are lighter than x lumber and the cut × pieces form
Aug , Building this planter could require a table saw, miter saw, drill driver, and a Kreg Jig, but you can do it without a lot of tools if you re crafty Deck Post Herb Planter source Are you So instead of shopping around for a garden bed, he built this two tiered model that puts every inch of the space to good use.
Feb , They re like vampire pots because they suck up paint it s going to take a few coats but the good news is they dry quickly Try to keep your brush moving and blend in to avoid brush strokes You can use craft paint, but I found this great outdoor paint made just for terracotta pots in the same area as the pots
Jun , What I like about this is it could be used as a regular flower planter, an herb planter, or as I did with herbs and flowers to mix it up a little I got right to work Instead of adjusting the miter from side to side I simply made my first end cut, then used it as a template to mark the rest of the boards as I cut Then all I
Nov , This idea started popping up in gardens a few years ago take and old picture frame or window (without glass), a wooden easel, and create an art scene This one has a floral painting on it but some use the see through area to show the garden as the art The bottom one is made with a window frame.
Oct , As an eerie Halloween aside, the manufacturer tells me the boxes are made of Chinese cedar (Cunninghamia lanceolata), the same type of rot resistant wood that The Churchill would look great on my front deck! My condo board doesn t let us plant non flowers in the beds downstairs by the door
Dec , Moving a Hibiscus Plant in Large Pot deck Hardest part was getting the pots up onto the dolly Don t worry, I made sure not to strain my back I would have stopped if it felt like that was going to I think I have some of those around here, but I don t think they would slide across the slats boards on the deck.
Apr , We ve been cleaning up the garden beds and deck, preparing the beds and planters for new spring flowers They look like ceramic pottery but are made from fiberglass with a poly high gloss finish I painted the entire planter white first and then I started painting all the raised areas of the planter.
Jul , To keep the focus on the deck space, I made some outdoor artwork (DIY instructions will be shared at a later date) and hung two Galvanized Bucket Wall Planters The galvanized metal planters are just the right look for this eclectic space and I love that they can stay out all year They have drainage holes
May , My tool girl crew and I get together once a month to share a simple project we ve built using power tools Hey those tools aren t just for the boys, you know! This month s theme is Patio and Porch projects I ve been having a lot of fun with my front outdoor entry area this season so far I started with giving my
Aug , Get the dirt on classic and new options for raised vegetable and plant beds, to get the most from your year round garden They work nicely for traditional as well as more contemporary gardens, depending upon the design and construction of the beds Wooden raised beds are a perfect project for the avid
Jun , My project for this week was a small deck which I power washed and then restained the floor boards and painted the skirting I then moved a seldom used bistro table and chairs from the patio to the deck Along with my potted hydrangea tree I added a few more pots with flowers We also purchased a new
Watch this video to see how to make a raised planting bed from pressure treated wood to grow vegetables or flowers in your yard Wood Frame Built x frame from x treated pine lumber Line Frame Covered Planting Cut a hole in the weed cloth for each plant, and planted vegetables or flowers Watch this