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Shades Of Green Landscape Architecture
3 Reviews
Outdoor Living
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What are the dimensions of the boxes? Are they "square foot gardening" standard? What are they made from?
I just want to know what covers the ground, it looks like sand or gravel. Wouldn't it hurt to kneel down on gravel while gardening? Thank you for your time, I appreciate any reply.
Garden rocks in between garden bed
productive garden. Can you get that swiss chard for me now?
If you have the space, raised garden beds are another type of container garden that can bypass the irritating poor-soil problem that plagues many novice gardeners. Building
of using materials that will either rot or seep into the soil. Check with your local garden center or a garden designer for the best materials for your site. I love the classic four-square grid for a vegetable garden. No matter the size of your yard, this design can work — just scale it to fit.
“Garden” — iacca
Eclectic Landscape
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I am buying used versions of this on Craigs list, for a country garden setting on a farm. I hope to reduce my bending while tending plants. I am sure they will require extra water and could get hot in the south. But for
some holes, or if you do a "garden Lasagna" set up, you won't even have to drill holes, just start with twigs and small branches in bottom, followed by smashed up pop cans, then paper, and finally dirt. Google this technique for more info & good luck! I plan to do raised gardens this year too due to a
Great idea for a raised bed garden
I love love love to garden and have been
Great idea for a container garden. No hands and knees. Just a portable chair!
“POTTED PLANTS” — cturrietta
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Sedges
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maintain more of a lawn look. Sedge can handle light foot traffic and is native to nearly every state in the U.S., depending on the variety. Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they have finished flowering to allow for the sedge to fill
maintain more of a lawn look. Sedge can handle light foot traffic and is native to nearly every state in the U.S., depending on the variety.Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they have finished flowering to allow for the sedge to fill
densely planted and allowed to grow long to provide a very nice natural look. This type of alternative lawn has been growing in popularity as more gardeners are discovering the beauty of long grasses.
“Sedge (Carex spp) Sedges feature grasslike leaves and grow in clumps, and are noted for their wide” — 22candan
Northern Virginia Landscape Architect and Custom Pool Builder
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Carson Douglas Landscape Architecture
8 Reviews
Santa Ynez Ranch
Ideabooks1,114
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Good watering tips plus great photos of raised beds.
Awesome for a backyard vegetable garden.
4x6 make nice box gardens than 2x6.
garden at back. plants in wooden crates.
An higher garden plates is good..
Garden for upper area
The garden. The garden.
raised, boxed gardens
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“I like the raised boxes” — tswaim72
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
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beautiful . I really like the garden
Very low maintenance but colorful garden!
The collector's garden. Sometimes a single plant captures your fancy; sometimes it's a family of plants. Either way, feature that passion in your garden design. In this case, it's a mix of succulents, thoughtfully placed to highlight the uniqueness of each type of plant while still fitting together in
“Succulent garden” — Shirley Venter
Liz Prater Design Home
1 Review
Ozone Extension/Renovation
Ideabooks302
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trees in grass with minimal garden beds. white pot
what you did and why in the comments section below.MOREHome Front: Simple Ways to Personalise Your Front ExteriorFeng Shui for Beginners: Increase Your Home’s Energy FlowExpert Tips for Planning a Welcoming Small Front Yard
“driveway planting” — lianezahar
Architectural Gardens, Inc
4 Reviews
Lake Bluff, IL Modern Garden
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This is an awesome grass garden
irrigation. Native to Eastern Asia, liriope is adapted to many parts of the United States, and can handle light foot traffic on occasion. Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
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consistent irrigation. Native to Eastern Asia, liriope is adapted to many parts of the United States, and can handle light foot traffic on occasion. Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
“bluestone” — kkukfa
Lilyvilla Gardens
3 Reviews
Lilyvilla Display Garden
Ideabooks2,229
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what is name of large leaf plant in garden?
Hi Loren, I enjoyed your garden during the HPSO tour a few years ago. It appears to have matured beautifully. Great design.
bridge the gap while I contemplate longer-term options. Tip: Use this opportunity to test new plants or colors.
Dilemma 5: There’s a gap in the border. This is my favorite excuse for adding a container to the border. Plants die at the most inconvenient times — usually just before a special event or garden party. Adding a fully planted
usually just before a special event or garden party. Adding a fully planted container is a quick fix.Also, I don’t always want to rush into a decision about plant choices in a new area; containers help bridge the gap while I contemplate longer-term options.Tip: Use this opportunity to test new plants
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