How to build the perfect raised bed
pink muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) – here with ‘Karl Foerster’ feather reed grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora) from the amazing Nancy J. Ondra
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. Use baking soda in a 6" wide area around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into the beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Usually doing this twice a year works - spring and fall.