Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow…

Indoor Tulips - Fill glass container about with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Set tulip bulb on top of marbles or stones; pointed end up, add more marbles or rocks; so bulb is surrounded but not covered. Pour fresh water into the container.

Use rope lighting to line your garden | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Rope lighting in flower beds. This works perfect for lighting a walkway. I used the rope light holders that stick in the ground and cut off half the spike.

Love this for Philly and/or beach. Would use corrugated metal as wall and add a small sink - maybe made from a flower pot. Outdoors Kitchen | Remodelista

Beyond the Barbecue: 15 Modern Outdoor Kitchens

Replace the back garden off the deck with this? Have a slot for the BBQ and wood storage? A great idea for BBQ area and storage.

A modern solarium / enclosed patio

An interiors crush and interview with German photographer Petra Reger who is at home in a factory. // this sun room would be everything!

If you're looking for a way to bring a touch of the outdoors into your home, then we'd like to introduce you to Duncan Meerding, a furniture and lighting designer who transforms naturally cracked tree stumps into lamps that will light up your home with rustic charm.

Bring Nature Into Your Home with These Illuminated Tree Stumps

floor to ceiling awning windows to maximize daylight (if this side of the building faces north) and allow airflow/ natural ventilation.

rope cool. I always thought itd be nice to have cool lights outside of ur house year round (:

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garden dinner party

I wish there was a way to add a pergola with an outdoor dining space like this on our house without sucking what little light I get from our tree laden back yard. Maybe the next house.

Glass Extensions | Loggia Conservatories from Conservatory Outlet

Blurring the lines between home and garden, veranda conservatories from Pennine Conservatories are a contemporary home extension that truly makes an impact.