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Garden Ideas

I am still stuck in garden dreaming land and came across a few idea this weekend while lazily leafing thru magazines. In This Old House,May 2010 they have a list of 75 upgrades to your garden under $75. Most of the require some sort of DIY skill but I am not shy to that sort of challenge. The first one that caught my eye was these River Stepping Stone, for $39 for Three from Vivaterra.com.
The come in two colors Multi and Ochre. I think these would look great in the garden and I am almost certain I could make them. Since they are adhered to mesh most likely with some strong glue. I will get back to you on this one.
Second was this lovely bench with striped fabric. I am a sucker for stripes and love them even more in green.
Of course the reason for this image is to show the Espaliered Fruit Tree. Which makes it own pattern of wall or barn paper. Quite lovely to spot to sit and read.
And then Third, this tower of river stones, which they do give you instructions to create.

They do require you to bore a hole thru the hole project and thread with a steel dowel. Little to complicated for me, so I thing I will stick with the river stepping stones project for now. I will keep you posted on the results.

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