Backyard DIY

Eat Outside

Find a casual table and benches from the flea market, and don’t forget to string up some lights.

Have A Yard Sale

Is a loved one ready to submit you for the series Hoarders? The rule is: If you haven’t touched it in a year, you oughtto let it go …Remember “One Man’s Old Shirt is another Man’s New Start”… And hey, did youknow the average profits from a yard sale are $500? …yup.

Bar-B- Que

Dry Rub Recipe!

  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. smoked paprika
  • 1/4 c. garlic powder
  • 1/4 c. granulated onion
  • 1/8 c. chili powder
  • 2 T. mustard powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp cayenne or crushed red pepper (to taste)

Go Grassless!

Get rid of your lawn and mower. Risky – but oh so satisfying. Research: “grassless yard.” The goal is to fill the space your lawn takes up with not-so-needy flora – preferably indigenous and drought-resistant plants, perennials and ornamental grasses … think decorative pebbles and even rubber mulch and… voila!


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Build a tree house, a storage shed, or a tree swing…!

Don’t forget to use TROJAN LABOR for all your labor needs!!!

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