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gnomebutt63, not much will grow in the soil under a walnut tree. Best have plants in pots there.

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Ridley Donovan

Here are some gardening tips for beginners:

  • Choose the right plants for your soil
  • Plant trees by leaving enough space between them
  • Soak the roots of a new plant before putting it in the soil
  • Water your plants carefully
  • Remove the weeds regularly along with its roots
  • Examine the soil and improve its quality by using fresh soil, compost
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Heart's Ease Landscape & Garden Design

You might want to invest in a consultation ( or even a plan) with an experienced landscape designer before you start. They may be able to save you much money and lost time in common landscape mistakes.


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