If you’re looking to add some charm and beauty to your home, hanging a window box is a great option. Whether you want to showcase colorful flowers or grow your own herbs, this ultimate guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions and helpful tips to make the process of hanging a window box a breeze.
Check out the latest gardening tips and projects to try at home. These simple DIY tutorials are perfect for homeowners and beginner DIY enthusiasts. Enjoy the process of creating a home that functions for your family and brings you joy every day!
If you’re looking to spruce up your garden and add some visual interest, consider adding some DIY garden edging. Not only does it add beauty and definition to your yard, but it can also help keep your garden organized and prevent plants from spilling over into unwanted areas. Here are 8 creative ideas to get you started.
A garden shed can be a versatile addition to your backyard, serving as a storage space, workspace, or even a cozy retreat. With our new shed now installed in the backyard, I am gathering garden shed ideas to create a charming exterior.
If you have a shady yard, you may think that having a beautiful garden is out of reach. However, with the right design and plant choices, you can create a stunning shade garden that thrives in low-light conditions.
Check out these 7 shade garden ideas for inspiration and tips on how to make your own backyard oasis.
The peony bush is one of my favorite flowering plants and I knew it had to be incorporated into our backyard garden design plans at our new home. Today I am sharing my tips on peony bush care and frequently asked questions on how to maintain them in our garden.
While the bulk of our budget went to interior projects at the Toledo flip house, I tackled some affordable exterior updates as well. The curb appeal of a house is …
Outdoor DIY projects seem to have a domino effect in our household. What started as a simple tree removal project quickly devolved into installing a brick paver border around our pool. We are always guilty of project creep and this time was no different!
If you are just dipping your toe in the gardening pool, planning your first flower bed garden can be intimidating! I have a few close people in my life who are incredible gardeners and I always seek out their advice when I have questions about my flower garden beds.
This year we built another raised garden box in our backyard using pressure-treated wood and corner brackets. I documented the entire process and am excited to share this easy tutorial with all of you!
You may not have a charming English cottage in the countryside, but you can still create a beautiful English cottage garden in your backyard. English cottages are definitely having a moment and I am all in with the cottagecore and grand millennial trend!
Earlier this year we began work on our backyard to prep for the English garden I planned to build. Today I am sharing a quick and easy DIY project that has helped to camouflage the ugly electrical meter on the back of the house.
If you’re looking for a simple and cost-effective way to add some visual interest to your garden, consider using bricks as edging. Not only do they provide a clean and classic look, but they also help to define garden beds and prevent grass and weeds from encroaching on your plants. Here’s how to do it right.
As I write this blog post I am sitting on my back porch enjoying one of the first warm days of Spring. I love when I am able to work on outdoor DIY projects that improve the look of our home while also enjoying the fresh air.
I enjoy working in the yard and have a select few tools that I consistently use year after year. I thought it would be fun to share what I consider the best gardening tools for beginners.
Last week I found an old iron arbor on the side of the road with “free” attached to the front. Aside from the arbor being my favorite price, the design was perfect for my English garden!
I have been hard at work creating my English Garden and the beds are starting to fill up! All of the perennials that I have put in my garden were given to me or transferred from another spot in my yard.
Designing and building an English garden in my backyard | Building Bluebird #landscaping #gardening #greenthumb
Building a compost station at your home is a great way to reduce waste and create nutrient-rich soil. My family has been composting for a few years now using a rolling bin and decided to take our composting one step further at our new home.
The Bosler house was built in 1875 by Ambrose Bosler and became one of the first homes built in North Denver (now the Highlands neighborhood). This home was built right before Colorado received statehood status.
Our first backyard DIY project at our second home was building a swing set for Thomas. In the two years of living in this home (2013-2016), we completely transformed the backyard, including the wrap-around deck we built.
I am so excited to show you how we doubled our outdoor living space at our second flip house. This is by far one of my favorite renovations we have …
Today I am sharing our next big project – installing a new roof and painting the exterior of our home to improve the curb appeal! I have mentioned this before, …
We purchased our first home in Denver, CO, and couldn’t wait to start working in the backyard. Our little brick bungalow was 1,300 square feet and we had big plans to add outdoor living space with a DIY backyard deck / covered porch.
One way we added value to our first home was with landscaping improvements. This is especially valuable with smaller homes and locations where you spend a lot of time outside. Including the word “landscaping” to a home listing can add 2.7 percent more to the sale price. With a $300,000 home, that’s a gain of $8,100, according to Zillow.
Today I am sharing 10 quick and easy tips to improve the curb appeal and exterior of your home. For all three of our flip houses, we did major work