Turn a wine barrel into an outdoor sink, or any other large barrel. Hose to sink or large water jug to sink, sink to barrel, barrel grey water to garden! Raise the barrel and add an outlet drain and small hose to drain grey water.
Save your large egg shells next time you bake, wash them out, plant them with seeds. Once the plants are large enough, just transfer the whole egg into the ground. The shell is actually a great fertilizer and the roots will be able to break right through.
we had made use of the trunk of a pine tree that had died, by converting it into a directional with colorful signs indicating the miles to the homes of family members. We also put a decorative bird house on top, which the wrens always made use of