Handmade Garden Projects

Step-by-Step Instructions for Creative Garden Features, Containers, Lighting and More

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Author: Lorene Edwards Forkner

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693754

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

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Your journey to a made-from-scratch outdoor space starts here. Transform your yard into a beautifully personalized retreat with 30 step-by-step projects! The finished pieces include creative pathways, unique support structures, DIY water features, clever containers, and special finishing touches that help bring your garden to life. With easy to follow instructions, lush color photography, and sidebars filled with helpful tips and additional ideas, Handmade Garden Projects is an inspiring step toward a more stylish space.

Simple Handmade Garden Furniture

23 Step-by-step Weekend Projects

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Author: Philip Haxell,Kate Haxell

Publisher: Laurel Glen Publishing

ISBN: 9781571457202

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

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As never before, people have the time to get the most out of their gardens and increasingly want to transform their outdoor space into a welcome extension to the home, a place devoted entirely to recreation and relaxation. With the right furnishings and accessories, your garden will be the most enjoyable part of your home--a haven in which you can truly unwind, entertain, and, of course, cultivate your plants. With twenty-three easy-to-make projects for furnishings, accessories, and gardeners' equipment, Simple Handmade Garden Furniture graces every garden with a personal touch. Ranging from party accessories, such as a barbecue table and drink tray, to stylish fratures for gardeners, such as a picket bench and potting table, to functional children's play furniture, each of these innovative and durable garden projects is ideal for any type of outdoor space. Whether you have a lawn, terrace, or traditional garden, the projects in this book will improve your space. Every project is extensively illustrated with clear step-by-step photography and templates, where necessary, to explain the process. Each piece can be made in a weekend by novice woodworker with minimum number of tools. All of the most common techniques are covered in a seperated Techniques section with advice on materials, equipment, custom alterations, and usage.

Cool Stuff for Your Garden: Creative Handmade Projects for Kids

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Author: Pam Scheunemann

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617877255

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This fun title gives kids lots of ideas for projects to make for a garden or yard using a wide variety of materials. It will inspire creativity and make being outside all that more enjoyable. The projects range from making a Zen garden to a beaded wind chime to a double-decker birdbath and beyond! There's sure to be something that will interest all types of kids. Not only will they learn new craft techniques, they'll be able to experience the joy of giving handmade gifts! Step-by-step instructions and photographs make the projects easy to follow. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Easy Garden Projects to Make, Build, and Grow

200 Do-it-yourself Ideas to Help You Grow Your Best Garden Ever

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Author: Barbara Pleasant

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9780899093994

Category: Gardening

Page: 312

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Outlines do-it-yourself vegetable garden project ideas that address a wide range of needs, from making compost and controlling weeds to attracting wildlife and watering plants.

Mosaic Garden Projects

Add Color to Your Garden with Tables, Fountains, Bird Baths, and More

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Author: Mark Brody

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696826

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

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“This thorough guide to techniques, tools, and materials is filled with expert tips and tricks. The detailed project instructions will inspire you to make your own mosaicked mark on the landscape.” —Lorene Edwards Forkner, author of Handmade Garden Projects In Mosaic Garden Projects, artist Mark Brody walks step-by-step through the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects. With simple ideas like address signs and stepping stones to more complex projects such as an orb fountain, Brody also includes with a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic and information on the range of possible materials. Project templates are included along with instructions on how to scale each project. Mosaic Garden Projects is packed with inspiration that will brighten the garden all year long.

Gardening in Miniature

Create Your Own Tiny Living World

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Author: Janit Calvo

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604695285

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 957

Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small! The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures. Gardening in Miniature is a complete guide to creating lush, living, small-scale gardens. It has everything you need to pick up this new hobby, including scaled down garden designs, techniques for creating tiny hardscapes, miniature garden care and maintenance, tips on choosing containers, how to buy the right plants, and where to find life-like accessories. Inspiring step-by-step projects feature basic skills that can be recreated in any number of designs, like a tiny patio, a trellis, a pond, and a secret garden. Whether you want to build a miniature empire in your garden bed or design a private garden with a pebble patio for an indoor centerpiece, Gardening in Miniature is the primer for creating your own tiny, living world.

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

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Author: Lorene Edwards Forkner

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604695722

Category: Gardening

Page: 232

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There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening. What to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are unique decisions based on climate, weather, and first and last frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Pacific Northwest is a growing guide that truly understands the unique eccentricities of the Northwest growing calendar, covering Oregon, Washington, southeastern Alaska, and British Columbia. The month-by-month format makes it perfect for beginners and accessible to everyone—you can start gardening the month you pick it up. Starting in January? The guide will show you how to make a seed order, plan crop rotations and succession plantings, and plant a crop of microgreens. No time to start until July? You can start planting beets, carrots, chard, kale, parsnips, and spinach for an early fall harvest.

Handmade for the Garden

75 Ingenious Ways to Enhance Your Outdoor Space with DIY Tools, Pots, Supports, Embellishments, and More

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Author: Susan Guagliumi

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613127987

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

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The DIY craze has moved beyond the craft room and into the garden! Relying on easy-to-find, inexpensive, and repurposed materials, Handmade for the Garden is a treasure trove of original projects that not only make planting and growing efficient and successful but also add a personal touch to the gardenscape. Among the myriad projects in this hardworking book are mini hothouses; painted, stamped, and stenciled terracotta planters; hypertufa and cement pots and decorations; rustic and formal fencing and trellises; plant markers and stakes; and sieves and baskets. With Handmade for the Garden to inspire them, gardeners of all skill levels will be empowered to experiment with form and function to discover creative, artful ways to personalize and beautify their gardens with handmade objects.

Quick and Easy Handmade Garden Furniture

23 Step-by-Step Weekend Projects

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Author: Philip Haxell,Kate Haxell

Publisher: Cico Books

ISBN: 9781904991793

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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With the right furnishings and accessories, your back yard and garden will be the most enjoyable part of your home--a haven in which you can truly unwind, entertain, and, of course, cultivate your plants. Philip and Kate Haxell Have created a diverse range of garden furniture from a New England-style wooden bench to a woven willow sun screen. With 23 easy-to-make projects for furnishings, accessories, and gardener's equipment, "Quick & Easy Handmade Garden Furniture" graces every garden with a personal touch. Every project is extensively illustrated with clear step-by-step photography, and templates where necessary, to explain the process. Each piece can be made in a weekend by the novice woodcrafter with the minimum number of tools. All of the most common techniques are covered in a separate techniques section with advice on materials, equipment, custom alterations, and usage. *Packed with stylish ideas for planting and relaxing *Each project and technique carefully explained in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format. *Projects for every part of the garden and every style of garden.

Handmade Birdhouses and Feeders

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Author: Michele McKee Orsini

Publisher: Cico Books

ISBN: 9781908862631

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1341

Provides instructions for building birdhouses and feeders, discussing the tools and materials to use, woodworking techniques, and bird safety.