Want to give your garden a splash of color this year? These long-lasting colorful garden markers are not just adorable, they are a snap to make with supplies you probably already have on hand! @kikkisdesigns
Create a great place for potting plants and gardening chores by building this tough, good-looking potting bench. This one is built from cedar to hold up to years of use outdoors. It looks so good that you might decide to use it as a serving station on your deck or patio, too. FREE PLANS at buildsomething.com
~Fresh lavender bundles drying in the barn~ To dry lavender cut stems when the majority have three flowers open. Bundle together tightly with a elastic band and then hang upside down (I use paper clips) out of direct sunlight with lots of air circulation for two weeks.