Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer! You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity.

Herbs like rosemary, lemon grass & garlic chives can feature as the star attraction in large pots. Partner with a cascading plant like variegated mother of herbs, sweet potato vine or licorice vine. Should help with mosquitos as well.

Paving stones. with thyme/chamomile in between.

Wooly thyme, creeping thyme, "little prince" thyme, and elfin thyme. Spicy Orange thyme, creeping lemon thyme and Caraway thyme are best grown in zones Wooly thyme is best for

Forest Story House

My Shed Plans - a mini-treehouse nest-nook would be in order - Now You Can Build ANY Shed In A Weekend Even If You've Zero Woodworking Experience!

Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

Just need the perfect copy for USA Zone 10 - Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

fern and astilbe

I don't usually like astilbe but this is pretty. Purple astilbe shade perennial flowers Combination of fern and Astilbe leaf textures, with the soft purple flowers for contrast.

You can make a mini greenhouse dome for about $6.How to start a winter vegetable garden - The Cheap Vegetable Gardener

40 Genius Space-Savvy Small Garden Ideas and Solutions - Page 3 of 4 - DIY &...

Creative DIY garden container ideas - repurposed birdcage with succulents. I love the idea of using a bird cage as a planter.

Compost trench...when I start my garden

Red Worm CompostingThe Vermicomposting Trench I wonder if this could be done in smaller quantities w/o worms. Maybe a small trench between each pair of plants.

TOP 10 Plants and Ground Cover for Your Paths and Walkways

Blue star creeper is a tough ground cover that's an excellent choice for a parking strip. - look into blue star creeper

love this - cheap cute outdoor bar idea

Cocktails Anyone? - DIY Outdoor Bars

Diy Crafts Ideas : DIY: Outdoor Pallet Bar easy project using two painted pallets and three conc

Purple coneflower, daisies, foxglove, black-eyed-susans, astribe and hollyhocks

Cottage-Style Landscapes and Gardens

[What a pretty perennial garden.] Beauty of Perennials Purple coneflower, daisies, foxglove, black-eyed susans, astilbe and hollyhocks fill this garden.

Peonies, ladies mantle; farmhouse cottage garden. layering.

a residential garden garden on rural property north of Seattle features recycled, reused, and repurposed materials, a romantic farmhouse cottage garden, and a white garden modeled on the famous garden at Sissinghurst.

Monet used masses of flowers in bold or contrasting colors for impact. Tall flowers were allowed to soar above underplantings. Image courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden.

How to: plant a herbaceous perennial border

Indoor water gardens

Indoor Water Gardens

Small freshwater gardens are fun to create and simple to care for. And all you need are a few floating or submerged greens in a vintage aquarium, an apothecary jar, or a sleek glass cylinder. I have air plants, now I wanna try water plants like this.

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