Incorporate curves as much as you can in your landscape design. They're much more pleasing to the eye than straight lines. Colorful plants mums, pansies, spiraea, and purple smokebush makes this border a knockout. Foliage color and texture can be just as pretty as flowers. In winter, red twig dogwood, a dwarf mugo pine, junipers, and ornamental grass...make a great show!!

Before-and-After Garden Makeovers

Incorporate curves as much as you can in your landscape design. They're much more pleasing to the eye than straight lines. Colorful plants mums, pansies, spiraea, and purple smokebush makes this border a knockout. Foliage color and texture can be just as pretty as flowers. In winter, red twig dogwood, a dwarf mugo pine, junipers, and ornamental grass...make a great show!!

You will want to plant these corms (a type of bulb)  in full sun and in well drained soil after danger of frost.   You would plant them 3-4 inches deep with flat side down and about 5 inches apart.  A great technique is planting  multiples of them a week apart to have glads blooming all summer into fall!

You will want to plant these corms (a type of bulb) in full sun and in well drained soil after danger of frost. You would plant them 3-4 inches deep with flat side down and about 5 inches apart. A great technique is planting multiples of them a week apart to have glads blooming all summer into fall!

Flower bed border ideas.  This is a awesome border.  It looks like it has a lot of work to it and money.

Flower bed border ideas. This is a awesome border. It looks like it has a lot of work to it and money.

Delphinium . . . this is SO lovely. -plan for outside kitchen window a blue and white bed

Delphinium . . . this is SO lovely. -plan for outside kitchen window a blue and white bed

How to make a flowerbed under a tree. Would probably lay fabric down to prevent weeds and fine cuter pavers.

How to make a flowerbed under a tree. Would probably lay fabric down to prevent weeds and fine cuter pavers.

Newspaper weed barrier.  Use  several sheets of newspaper or cardboard around plants in your flower beds to control weeds or grass.  Just spread it out, wet with a hose and mulch over the top.  The paper will decompose over time and encourage good earth worms.  This is also a great way to naturally remove grass to create space for a new bed.

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Newspaper weed barrier. Use several sheets of newspaper or cardboard around plants in your flower beds to control weeds or grass. Just spread it out, wet with a hose and mulch over the top. The paper will decompose over time and encourage good earth worms. This is also a great way to naturally remove grass to create space for a new bed.

side yard makeover creating curb appeal, curb appeal, gardening, landscape, Here is a one last look at the space as a whole I m so happy with how it turned out and I m looking forward to watching the plants fill out mature even more in the coming weeks

Side Yard Makeover: Creating Curb Appeal

side yard makeover creating curb appeal, curb appeal, gardening, landscape, Here is a one last look at the space as a whole I m so happy with how it turned out and I m looking forward to watching the plants fill out mature even more in the coming weeks

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