Garden and Yard

A collection of articles related to gardening, beautiful yards and backyard retreats.

8 Above Ground Pool Pad Ideas [what to put under your pool this summer]

With summer approaching are you thinking about cooling off in your above ground pool? Me too. I’ve done some research, and in this article I’ll look at 8 things that people put under their above ground pools – particularly inflatable pools and kiddie pools. (What they put under the liner to help protect the liner …

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Rapid Flo Garden Hose Review – my initial thoughts [a Costco hose]

Are you thinking of getting a new garden hose? Are you curious about the Rapid Flo hose? You’ve probably heard that you should invest in a good garden hose. I’ve heard that for years, yet I still bought cheap hoses.  (Then I’d get angry over them kinking and breaking.) So we recently bought the Rapid …

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Fixing a Backyard Trampoline [my unwanted but necessary trampoline repairs]

In this article I’ll describe how I did some trampoline repairs that were required on our aging backyard trampoline. Read through to the end where I list some mistakes I made… This article contains affiliate links. If you click a link and buy something I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to …

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15 ways to Improve the Look of your Wooden Fence WITHOUT painting the whole thing

Sick of looking at an ugly or plain wooden fence? Check out these 15 ways to improve the look of your wooden fence…today! This article contains affiliate links. If you click a link and buy something I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. As an Amazon Associate I earn from …

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15 cozy Patio Furniture Ideas & Accessories [create a comfy retreat in 2021]

Do you want a cozy, relaxing outdoor patio? A good place to start is getting some comfortable patio furniture. Get some inspiration from this list of 15 outdoor patio furniture ideas and patio accessories. This article contains some affiliate links. This means if you click a link and buy something, I may receive a small …

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7 Great Lawn Alternatives [ditch the mower and free up your time]

Looking for some good lawn alternatives? Are you sick of spending your Saturday mornings mowing the grass and combating a troublesome lawn? Perhaps you’re tired of pouring valuable drinking water onto an unsustainable patch of grass? This article contains affiliate links. If you click a link and buy something I may receive a small commission at …

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