Goldmound Spirea: An impressive garden shrub for colour effect, featuring light gold/bright green foliage which emerges bronze, turning red in fall, and flat-topped clusters of pink flowers in early summer; ideal size for garden detail use, forms a dense, compact ball, neat and tidy.-->MINI SUNGLO Spirea is a smaller version of this.
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. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.