Landscaping Ideas and Inspiration

Revamping your yard or landscaping can feel like a daunting task but these DIY tips and ideas will help you decide on a design, lighting options and fire pits…
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I love showing you beautiful spaces and makeovers. Sadly, today I have to show you the ugly side of our house. Our backyard is quite a sight. It’s been on our “want to do” list for years. The landscape timbers that were previously a pathway have deteriorated more and more until the spikes that hold them in place are exposed and all the pea gravel has spilled out. We are in need of some major backyard landscape plans. Square Foot Gardening, Garden Planning, Raised Garden Beds, Back Garden Landscaping, Raised Garden, Backyard Landscaping, Backyard Landscaping Plans, Garden Tips, Container Gardening Vegetables
Backyard Landscaping Plans | Pretty Handy Girl
I love showing you beautiful spaces and makeovers. Sadly, today I have to show you the ugly side of our house. Our backyard is quite a sight. It’s been on our “want to do” list for years. The landscape timbers that were previously a pathway have deteriorated more and more until the spikes that hold them in place are exposed and all the pea gravel has spilled out. We are in need of some major backyard landscape plans.
Pathways around your home can be functional (protecting grass, your feet, or creating a smooth surface to walk on.) Paths can be whimsical, natural, utilitarian or decorative. Here are 9 Lasting Alternatives to Concrete Walkways. Decoration, Outdoor, Landscaping Ideas, Stepping Stone Paths, Concrete Walkway, Concrete Pathway, Concrete Pavers, Concrete Patio
9 Lasting Alternatives to Concrete Walkways
Pathways around your home can be functional (protecting grass, your feet, or creating a smooth surface to walk on.) Paths can be whimsical, natural, utilitarian or decorative. Here are 9 Lasting Alternatives to Concrete Walkways.
I am trying my hand at Square Foot Gardening. If you’ve never heard about this style of gardening, do some research or check out this book on Square Foot Gardening (affiliate link). The basic premise of the Square Foot Garden plan is that you plant in squares instead of rows. This makes it easier to plant more variety and cuts down on excess watering and weeding. Decks, Garden Landscaping, Diy, Large Backyard Landscaping, Small Yard Landscaping
How to Build a Square Foot Gardening Grid that Won’t Rot
I am trying my hand at Square Foot Gardening. If you’ve never heard about this style of gardening, do some research or check out this book on Square Foot Gardening (affiliate link). The basic premise of the Square Foot Garden plan is that you plant in squares instead of rows. This makes it easier to plant more variety and cuts down on excess watering and weeding.
These simple DIY built-in fire pit benches are a simple and attractive design. The lumber costs are low and the skills required are minimal — a winning combination in my book! Just think, you could have these permanent benches built around your fire pit by the end of the weekend. Design, Diy Fire Pit, Fire Pit Bench, Fire Pit Uses, Outdoor Fire Pit, Fire Pit Backyard, Woodworking Garage
DIY Built-In Fire Pit Benches | Pretty Handy Girl
These simple DIY built-in fire pit benches are a simple and attractive design. The lumber costs are low and the skills required are minimal — a winning combination in my book! Just think, you could have these permanent benches built around your fire pit by the end of the weekend.
Learn my tips and tricks to create a beautiful thriving garden bed in no time. Landscaping Tools, Garden Projects, Gardening Tips, Outdoor Porch, Garden Beds, Thriving Garden, Indoor Plants
The Surefire Way to Create a Thriving Flower Garden Bed
Learn my tips and tricks to create a beautiful thriving garden bed in no time.
With the rise of package thefts, installing a video doorbell camera seems like a good idea to prevent thefts or at least capture a thief on camera. Before Christmas, I decided to install the NuTone Knock Smart Video Doorbell Camera by our front doors. Ipad, Home Repairs, Workshop, Doorbell Camera, Video Doorbell, Doorbell, Electrical Tape
How to Install a Video Doorbell
With the rise of package thefts, installing a video doorbell camera seems like a good idea to prevent thefts or at least capture a thief on camera. Before Christmas, I decided to install the NuTone Knock Smart Video Doorbell Camera by our front doors.
I have underestimated the abilities of battery-powered mowers for years. But, recently I received the STIHL RMA 460 Battery Powered Mower to test out. Did it live up to the claims? Would I sell my gas-powered mower? You be the judge. Ideas, Gardening, Inspiration, Battery Powered Lawn Mower, Outdoor Power Equipment, Lawn Mower, Lawn Equipment, Mower
Can This Battery-Powered Lawn Mower Really Replace a Gas-Powered Mower?
I have underestimated the abilities of battery-powered mowers for years. But, recently I received the STIHL RMA 460 Battery Powered Mower to test out. Did it live up to the claims? Would I sell my gas-powered mower? You be the judge.
These simple DIY built-in fire pit benches are a simple and attractive design. The lumber costs are low and the skills required are minimal — a winning combination in my book! Just think, you could have these permanent benches built around your fire pit by the end of the weekend.
DIY Built-In Fire Pit Benches | Pretty Handy Girl
These simple DIY built-in fire pit benches are a simple and attractive design. The lumber costs are low and the skills required are minimal — a winning combination in my book! Just think, you could have these permanent benches built around your fire pit by the end of the weekend.
Over the years we’ve learned several tips and tricks to creating beautiful landscaping that will last for decades. If you’re a new homeowner (or still trying to find your green thumb), here’s the Landscaping 101 course to help you hit the ground running. I’ll be sharing which yard tools are essential, how to pick the right plants, how to plant them, and how to add color to your landscaping. Pull up a stump and lets dig in! Front Garden Landscaping, Garden Paths, Garden Rake, Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Tips
Landscaping 101 – Tools & Planting | Pretty Handy Girl
Over the years we’ve learned several tips and tricks to creating beautiful landscaping that will last for decades. If you’re a new homeowner (or still trying to find your green thumb), here’s the Landscaping 101 course to help you hit the ground running. I’ll be sharing which yard tools are essential, how to pick the right plants, how to plant them, and how to add color to your landscaping. Pull up a stump and lets dig in!
Spring is on its way and that means more rain. It’s also the time of year when the grass has been dormant and there is more exposed dirt and mud in your yard. Let’s be honest, everyone tends to have problem spots in their landscaping that end up looking like a mud pit. And if you have kids or pets running around, it won’t be long before that mud comes walking into your home. Exterior, Shaded Garden
How to Create an Inexpensive Mulch and Stone Walkway | Pretty Handy Girl
Spring is on its way and that means more rain. It’s also the time of year when the grass has been dormant and there is more exposed dirt and mud in your yard. Let’s be honest, everyone tends to have problem spots in their landscaping that end up looking like a mud pit. And if you have kids or pets running around, it won’t be long before that mud comes walking into your home.
Are your kids still using that old swing set in your backyard or have they long outgrown it? After our major landscaping project, we’ve been spending more time outside enjoying our new backyard. But, this eyesore was blocking the view. It was time to make this a Swing Set for Grown Ups! Swing Set Diy, Diy Swing, Outdoor Swing Sets, Adult Swing, Backyard Swing Sets, Outdoor Swing, Backyard For Kids, Backyard Swings
Swing Set for Grown Ups | Pretty Handy Girl
Are your kids still using that old swing set in your backyard or have they long outgrown it? After our major landscaping project, we’ve been spending more time outside enjoying our new backyard. But, this eyesore was blocking the view. It was time to make this a Swing Set for Grown Ups!
One of the main reasons this gate is in poor shape is because it wasn’t built rock solid! Building a rock solid gate requires a 2″x4″ frame, not these measly 2″x2″ pieces. The wire can only help so much with sag. This gate just wasn’t built to last. Want to learn How to Build a Rock Solid Gate? Driveway Gate Diy, Porch Gate, Backyard Gates, Wood Fence, Wooden Garden Gate, Building A Fence, Deck Gate
How to Build a Rock Solid Gate | Pretty Handy Girl
One of the main reasons this gate is in poor shape is because it wasn’t built rock solid! Building a rock solid gate requires a 2″x4″ frame, not these measly 2″x2″ pieces. The wire can only help so much with sag. This gate just wasn’t built to last. Want to learn How to Build a Rock Solid Gate?
Building a rock solid gate requires a 2″x4″ frame, not these measly 2″x2″ pieces. The wire can only help so much with sag. This gate just wasn’t built to last.
How to Build a Rock Solid Gate | Pretty Handy Girl
Building a rock solid gate requires a 2″x4″ frame, not these measly 2″x2″ pieces. The wire can only help so much with sag. This gate just wasn’t built to last.
The weather has been amazing this week! It feels so wonderful to have a spot to entertain on our new patio. Up until last week, we had no furniture for the patio, which meant it was a barren spot. Two things happened that allowed me to be able to pull together furniture and decor. First, my neighbor posted a picture of their old patio set for sale. Party Ideas, Friends, Garden Party, Diy Party Decorations, Party Decorations, Outdoor Garden, Outdoor Stuff
Decorating Ideas for an Outdoor Garden Party | Pretty Handy Girl
The weather has been amazing this week! It feels so wonderful to have a spot to entertain on our new patio. Up until last week, we had no furniture for the patio, which meant it was a barren spot. Two things happened that allowed me to be able to pull together furniture and decor. First, my neighbor posted a picture of their old patio set for sale.
You might remember the ugly Frankenshed behind the Millie’s Remodel house. It’s finally time to try to move this ugly monster. Whether we’re successful or not, I’ll share the Easiest & Cheapest Way to Move a Shed! Storage Shed Organization, Insulating A Shed, Storage Shed, Shed Organization
Millie’s Remodel Update: The Easiest & Cheapest Way to Move a Shed
You might remember the ugly Frankenshed behind the Millie’s Remodel house. It’s finally time to try to move this ugly monster. Whether we’re successful or not, I’ll share the Easiest & Cheapest Way to Move a Shed!