How To Build Wooden Birdhouses

Birdhouses are a great way to attract different varieties of birds to your yard or garden. This post includes photos of different wooden birdhouses, helpful tips, and instructions on how to build a wooden birdhouse. The post begins: People like me who love birds, having a beautifully hand-crafted birdhouse can be a wonderful addition to […]

Selecting a Birdhouse: Top 5 Considerations

Whether you plan to buy a birdhouse or build a birdhouse, this article has some key considerations to think about. As the post begins: “Many bird enthusiasts purchase a birdhouse at a local discount store and later find that it does not attract any birds. Wild bird watchers are often tempted to select a birdhouse […]

29 Fantastic Garden Lighting Ideas

As the author of this post begins: “There are plenty of reasons to light up your yard. You may want to highlight features, line paths, or illuminate your gathering area. Another reason for outdoor lighting is to accentuate and protect your garden area. When the sun goes down your garden can be left in the […]

Guide to Landscape Water Gardens & Features

Kelly has written a great post about water gardens and water features that you can include in your garden. The nice thing is that there are water options for all sizes and types of gardens. For the water feature pictured above, Kelly writes: “Water features lend themselves to virtually any kind and style of container, […]

14 Springtime Water-Garden Care Tips

If you have a water garden or are planning to install one, this is a very helpful article. Margaret has been managing two in-ground, rubber-lined garden pools for more than 20 years and has learned a LOT! She shares 14 tips that will help you to get your water garden in shape.  Algae is one […]

Problems with Bird Seed in the Garden

  Feeding birds encourages them to stay within visual contact, but there are bird seed types that may affect your prized plants. Use caution when purchasing wild bird seed to avoid excess waste, allelopathic effects and unwanted pests.   In this article, Bonnie discusses the best way to place bird feeders in your garden so […]

6 Amazing Garden Ponds

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Water features like ponds can add a wonderfully peaceful focal point to your garden. In this article, Dan shares 6 beautiful garden ponds. If you see a pond design you like, just click on the red link under the photograph of the pond. […]

How to Make a DIY Backyard Pond & Landscape Water Feature

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This is a neat DIY project! Susan built her own backyard pond and waterfall. The project includes a little stone wall with a backdrop of plants and grasses. There’s a step-by-step tutorial with photos. Susan also explains some problems she ran into and […]

How to Light the Small Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. HGTV has some nice ideas for lighting your outdoor garden. You can click through the gallery of ideas to see if there’s something that will work in your garden.. Click on the How to Light the Small Garden link below and enjoy! How […]

How to Choose Lighting for a Small Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here.   Effective garden lighting allows you to enjoy time in your garden even after the sun goes down. Kate is an award-winning garden designer and explains some of the lighting options for small gardens. In this article she discusses: LED Lights – advantages, […]