It all started with two cedar trees close enough to suspend a hammock. We bought a colorful one for eight dollars, but what to do with the dirt underneath where nothing grows? A neighbor had excess wood chips that were free, so for a couple of hours of hauling, we literally had that problem covered.
Home of the Heart Hint: When starting a new project, think about what you already have on hand to re-purpose. You'll likely save money and come up with a unique and pleasing result.