Cut the trunk of your Christmas tree into discs to edge flower beds or walkways! See 9 more reuse ideas for your Christmas tree! (Photo: Kolin Smith)

Pallet wood cut in short pieces make a great flower bed border.

Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a #garden #upcycle

Cut them thick enough that you can bury them and pack dirt around. Hopefully that way they won't blow away. This site also has a HOST of other DIY rustic decor ideas.

Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your yard and garden. Love. This. Idea.

Jacksons Fencing quality timber sleepers are great for landscaping and garden projects. barefootstyling.com

When a tree dies and needs to be cut down, it can be all too easy to just throw it into the chipper (well, maybe not physically easy...) but before you get rid of it, take a look at some of these clever ideas to reuse that old tree

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.

How to Plant a Fruit Tree

Multicolored coleus -- shade-friendly, for when we finally do the backyard bed

decorating flower beds | Small yard Landscape, flower beds - Yard Designs - Decorating Ideas ... I like the mixture of greenery and shrubs with the flowers

Tree trunk planter

Well, humph! Dont you hate it when you see a simple idea and think Why didnt I think of that!! An Easy Way to Edge a Lawn

Flowers and rocks around tree. Would love to do this!

New flower bed. Might do this?

Fabulous Garden Edging Ideas

Great idea for trees that have to be cut down.

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