Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. Good use of "yard" trees and other wood that can't be milled; works much better in climates without termites. Good drainage under the log rounds will make the path last longer.
Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with Epsom salt, then water. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.
Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :) side yard idea!
The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips. Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance borders for edging your garden beds. These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming.