When designing any plant bed, there are 3 main plants youll want to focus on. Specimen plants (usually an ornamental tree), accent plants (roses or other shrub to provide color), and a key plant (larger tree/shrub to help house feel the right size).
DIY Compact Vegetable Garden Are you a little tight for space? Have you considered square foot gardening? With this project you can address both of these issues. For the original post and direction… YOUR GARDEN ART PROJECT IS WAITING FOR YOU.
Take a minute to learn about a Hugelkultur–a German tradition of creating a raised plant bed using decaying wood and compostable materials. An amazing process with benefits that are endless…> emfl.us/BcNd
This really works – we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months.