It’s always fun to create a unique experience when throwing a birthday party. Nothing can be more unique than throwing a backyard camping birthday party. You and your guest will remember the great time you have playing games, roasting marshmallows, and sleeping in tents. In this article, I will give you the ins and outs … Read morePlanning a Backyard Camping Birthday Party
When I was younger we used to spend a lot of time in the backyard. A few times, we ventured out and spent the night outside. I can remember the excitement as it built up to the nights we would spend in our tent. Inevitably, though, every time we camped out in the yard, we … Read moreBackyard Tent Camping: Everything You Need to Know
It’s great to sit in your backyard and look at your beautiful hydrangeas as you sip on a hot cup of coffee. Since you’re reading this, I guess you’re wondering if the coffee grounds you have in your kitchen will be beneficial to your hydrangeas. Hydrangeas do like coffee grounds. They can help them in … Read moreDo hydrangeas like coffee grounds?
My van used to leak power steering fluid in my drive way. At first, I would put something under it to catch it. Then I started putting some kitty litter down so it could absorb it. After a while I just let it go and a nice stain formed. When the leak first happened, it … Read moreHow to remove old oil stains from pavers
When trying to understand whether a 2×6 will hold a porch swing, you have to consider more than just the size of the wood. The orientation of the wood has a great affect on its strength. The species of the wood also determines how much load can be supported. How far your 2×6 spans between … Read moreWill a 2×6 hold a porch swing?
Ideally you would have a big tree with the perfect branch to hang your tire swing on. But you, like many people, may not have that option. In this article I’m going to tell you how you can make a tire swing without having a tree. There are several options for making your tire swing … Read moreHow to make a tire swing without a tree
You may think that you can hang a swing in any tree that looks good. While you may be able to tie a rope around many different branches on many different trees, not all trees are good for tree swings. To determine if a tree is the best for hanging a swing, you have to … Read moreBest trees for swings
Roses need nutrients to grow and flourish. Coffee grounds can be used to add some of those nutrients to your soil. Like all fertilizers, you have to be careful how you apply it to your roses’ soil. Roses do like coffee grounds when they are added correctly to the soil. In this article, I explore … Read moreDo roses like coffee grounds?
The last thing you want is for your precious roses to be eaten by animals. But can you blame squirrels for eating your roses. Do these cute little creatures eat your roses or is some other animal to blame. It turns out that squirrels do eat roses. Let’s explore why and what your can do … Read moreDo squirrels eat roses?
Tree swing straps make hanging swings easier. Hanging a swing before tree swing straps were invented required figuring out how to tie a rope properly around a tree or boring holes through a branch and inserting bolts with eye hooks. Tree swing straps, along with carabiners, give you the ability to quickly and easily hang … Read moreBest tree swing straps guide