James Auton
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chicken coop.

Delux Chicken Coop: this is the cutest! Very cozy chicken coop. I'm not entirely sure if it's authentic or if it's a children's play house. Either way it would makeshift as a lovely summer guest house if extra space was needed.

S is planning one of these; it has to be big enough for 4 kids.  I'll not be growing much more than beans methinks!

Creating a teepee for growing vine plants can also be a great "secret" garden escape for playing. These are beans.

Inspiring Garden Paths Design and Walkways

Spiral Stone Path - This would be a beautiful design for a small backyard garden. The same stones can frame the patio area in a smaller spiral pattern or a plain frame motif, as well.

DIY: macrame mason jar hanging planter

Mason jars are being cut like crazy around here. Today I am showing you how to make this easy macrame mason jar hanging planter. I have always wanted to make a macrame planter like this, and have.

@ Beth Olliff - Aquaponics - this is the article I was telling you about!

you could add some fish to your water reclamation tank for a small aquaponics system. Grow a few plants to feed the fish and this forms a closed system. There is no need to fertilize, the fish do it for you! Permaculture at its finest!

Planning a Wildlife Garden -Follow these tips for welcoming birds and butterflies to your yard.

Best Plants for Butterflies for Midwest Gardens: Zinnias, Purple coneflowers, Butterfly milkweeds, Parsley & fennel

Garden edged with natural rocks and creeping white alyssum.

Ideas for Edging Planting Beds ~ Use very large rocks as edging. Large rocks help in keeping weeds out of beds and lawn encroachment into beds. Small rocks and/or stones move easily and are an impediment in mowing lawn close to beds.