Shelley's container designs in British Columbia--click through to see more containers designed by Shelley
Replace Turf: In this lovely garden, the grass lawn was removed and replaced with a brick path that divides a quartet of small borders. A smaller fifth bed with sundial sits in the center, and a rose covered arbor and bench act as a romantic focal point. From BH&G
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Purple coneflower, daisies, foxglove, black-eyed-susans, astribe and hollyhocks
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The soil should be rich, well-drained, and acidic.work compost or peat moss into the top 10 or 15 inches before planting. Space plants 2 to 4 feet apart, allowing them to reach their mature size without crowding. To reduce water loss, apply a 1- to 3-inch thick mulch of fine bark or decomposed leaves.Water regularly for the first year or two after planting to establish the roots; check often to make sure roots stay damp.
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Visual Allium chart, need one for all the bulbs!