Saucer Magnolia tree. Can't wait for mine to start blooming! We have one;we love it but it gets bigger than we thought. Make sure you have plenty of room for the base also.
Heavily newspaper your garden beds before you put down mulch. Weeds cannot grow through the newspaper, and the decomposing paper feeds your soil. Best gardening tip I ever got!
What can be composted? | Here is a list of some compostable items you may have around the house. This is an amazing list!
Raised Garden Beds
Assembling the bed's walls, using a drill/driver.
Raised Garden Bed
A step-by-step tutorial on how to make a raised garden bed. We're gonna have to do this!!
I love this page and how well they describe the process to build these raised beds. The plans look simple, but. Think I'd make the corner posts a bit higher and affix chicken wire to keep the dog out.
Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms. WORKS BEAUTIFULLY.