Garden Enhancements

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Operating An Outdoor Fountain

Do you like the thought of an outdoor fountain running water down a cascading waterfall with its soothing

Building A Wrought Iron Gazebo

A wrought iron gazebo is a great addition to any yard. The easiest way to build one is to buy a kit,

Building A Wire Cage To Protect Your Square Foot Garden

Keeping critters out of your square-foot garden can be accomplished with chicken wire rolls attached

How to Build an Arbor Above Your Square Foot Garden

An arbor can add a very attractive and functional element to your square foot garden. They are not difficult

Building Rock Steps in Your Rock Garden

If your rock garden is built on an incline, stone steps are a natural choice for garden enhancements.

Build A Rock Waterfall In 5 Steps

A rock waterfall in your backyard can easily become a major focal point of your home. You may think building

Build A Garden Swing In 10 Steps

The following method can be used to create a fantastic wooden garden swing in 10 easy steps or modified

Decorating Your Yard: 5 Ideas for the Well House

A well house is needed to protect the pipes and the water pump from the weather. A well house design

How to Build a Trellis for Green Beans

In the garden, the best way to grow green beans is to use some sort of trellis. You can build one out

Building a Pyramid Trellis for Cucumbers

Growing cucumbers using a pyramid trellis is the best possible way to get this tasty vegetable off the

Build a PVC Trellis in 3 Steps

If you are running out of garden space then a simple PVC trellis may be the solution you are looking

Anchoring an Arbor on an Uneven Surface

An arbor is an attractive way to add dimension to your landscaping. When you decide where to place the

Building a Garden Teepee for Vine Plants

Build a garden teepee to raise any type of clinging vine vegetables, like beans, tomatoes or peas. The

Accenting Your Garden with a Garden Obelisk

Add an obelisk to your garden and transform your landscape almost instantly. Obelisks are traditionally

Building a Portable Garden Arbor

Having a garden arbor can add a lot of class to your existing outdoor decor. The following will show

Making Fake Rock out of Cement: 3 Tips

A great way to add some some character to any landscape is with some fake rock. These rocks are very

How to Build a Picket Flower Bed Fence

A picket flower bed fence is a perfect way to spruce up your flower bed. Not only do these wooden fences

7 Reasons for Garden Fencing

Installing garden fencing around your vegetables or flower bed can be an attractive and practical addition.

How to Train Vines on Garden Fence Panels

Some homeowners with garden fence panels look forward to the enjoyment of growing vines on these panels.

3 Ideas for Decorating Your Garden Fence Panels

Decorating your garden fence panels with climbing vines, painted artwork or hanging plant baskets is

How to Fix Your Broken Garden Gnome

Life in the outdoors can be hard on a garden gnome. Lawn mowers and garden tools bump and knock them,

How to Make Barrel Planters

Barrel planting is among the latest addition in the affordable, garden landscaping niche. Barrels act

Using a Rain Barrel as a Sprinkler System

Using a rain barrel as a sprinkler system is a great idea for two reasons: first, it helps to keep rain

Faux vs. Natural Stone Retaining Walls

When it comes to decorating your yard and making it look great, many people believe that natural stone

How to Build a Patio Retaining Wall in 5 Steps

When you are looking to build your own patio retaining wall, you will find that there are a few things

7 Garden Wall Building Material Options

One of the more popular projects today for better landscaping is in the form of garden wall building.

How to Build a Brick Retaining Wall on a Hill

Brick retaining walls are a necessary structure when needing to hold back soil on a slope. Retaining

How to Build a Retaining Wall from Interlocking Blocks

A home improvement that can be done is to install a retaining wall made of interlocking blocks that intertwine

3 Benefits of Using Interlocking Blocks for a Retaining Wall

If you are thinking about using interlocking blocks for your retaining wall then you are on the right

3 Options in Material for a Retaining Wall Liner

Deciding which wall liner to use for your retaining wall can be a complicated decision. There are several

How to Calculate the Amount of Backfill Needed for Your Retaining Wall

When you have built a retaining wall, you will need to calculate the amount of backfill required to

Backfill Your Retaining Wall: 3 Tips for Easy Filling

When you have built your retaining wall, then you will need to add some backfill to the hole in order

Reinforced Cantilevered Retaining Wall Design

Retaining wall design is crucial for giving support to slopes of soil, that would otherwise be unstable

Examples of Retaining Wall Design

Homeowners contemplating garden enhancements in the form of retaining walls should also be acquainted

How to Lay Retaining Wall Blocks

When there is the need to build up a wall along a hillside, retaining wall blocks are a great solution

Different Uses for Metal Garden Trellises

Garden trellises are structures that are originally created for use as garden decorations but have also

Creating and Maintaining a Rose Arbor

This is a two part guide: the first part will explain how to create a rose arbor and the second will

How to Line a Garden Bed

If you have decided to make your own raised garden bed, you will need to know how to line it. The liner

Building a Retaining Wall with a Terrace

One of the purposes of building a retaining wall is to prevent erosion. Soil erosion can be particularly

All About Arbors

Nothing is prettier than an arbor covered in climbing roses orhoneysuckle, or whatever your favorite