IT’S SPOOKY SEASON

Halloween is quickly approaching. There are so many ways you can decorate your outdoor areas to welcome the spooky season. Who doesn’t love the color orange? Or pumpkins? Black cats and witches? It’s a fun time of the year and decorating your doorstep, your porch, your deck or even your garden areas can bring a lot of joy and fun to your home. These are just a few of our favorites.

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PLANT OF THE DAY – MOJAVE JEWELS RUBY SEDUM

Dense clusters of blood-red flowers contrast dramatically against deep-purple, almost black foliage, to make a big statement in the garden. Unlike many sedum, this one is a bit shorter and much sturdier. It’s perfect for an a water wise area, rock garden, or container. Succulent foliage will die back to the ground in areas experiencing a colder winter, but will re-emerge again in the spring.

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EASY DIY BACKYARD WATER FEATURE

Nothing beats the sound of a water feature. And you can make one without much fuss or expense. This one is perfect for your backyard patio or deck. We found it here. What we love most about this feature is that it’s solar powered so you don’t need an electrical source. But we also love that it included plants. And well, plants always make us happy. And while you’re considering, keep in mind that it’s a ONE HOUR PROJECT. Yes, you read that right. One hour!

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