Outdoor Space Inspiration

September 13, 2011 § 3 Comments

Besides thinking about the problems on our front and side yards, nothing much happened outside this summer. I didn’t even get to thinking about the back yard – I took pictures, but that’s it. Guess we were more drained after the spring than usual. That’s ok, though; we’re here to stay and can take our time with home projects. I’m already gathering some inspiration pictures for next year.

Jess Bronk’s yard:

Yard with cooking space

Jess Bronk.

Found via design*sponge.

One very doable idea is to surround trees with a ring of plantings. Like this:

Tree with plantings around it

Benita Larsson.

Found at Chez Larsson.

And this tree down the road from our house:

Tree with plantings around it

In the spring, it’s filled with lilies of the valley, and the scent is heavenly! Later, other flowers take over.

Wild flowers

Eventually I’d like our feral front flowerbed to be as gorgeous. Might take a few years, though, to establish what I want.

Other nifty stuff: Matt’s work table:

Planting table

Matt from Wood&Faulk.

Kate’s recycled barrel planter:

Wooden barrel planter box

Kate at Centsational Girl.

Design*sponge’s DIY Best of: Outdoors has more nifty small-scale projects.

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