Play equipment takes up lots of otherwise usable yard space. This idea is a great way to minimize lost level yard and maximize kid space. It's a winner for everyone. We have more ideas for kids on our site at http://theownerbuildernetwork.com.au/ideas-for-kids/
Creative Ways to Increase Curb Appeal on A Budget - Build A Tree Bench - Cheap and Easy Ideas for Upgrading Your Front Porch, Landscaping, Driveways, Garage Doors, Brick and Home Exteriors. Add Window Boxes, House Numbers, Mailboxes and Yard Makeovers http://diyjoy.com/diy-curb-appeal-ideas
Native Violet, Viola hederaceae - I use it everywhere, with its bright green leaves and its sweet mauve/purple flowers raised above the foliage. It will rapidly fill in bare areas of soil between stepping stones.
A Weathered Retreat A few pebbles threaded on a frayed, weathered string, triggered the inspiration for this tiny courtyard garden. My client had picked them up from a beach in Suffolk where the grasses on the sand dunes billow in the sea wind. The crumbly old brick wall cried out for weathered