we have been trying to come up with an idea around the trees towards the end of our yard. "If you have a leveled yard and trees, try this awesome DIY project. People of all ages will enjoy this mini sun deck.
put in your zip code, and this site tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden! only) Also, it doesn't recognize every zip code so you may have to pick one close by
Straw Bale Gardens - Here's a very simple technique for gardening in tight spots and in places with no/terrible soil (from the arctic circle to the desert to an asphalt jungle). It's also a great way to garden if you .