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An experiment with growth and design
I'm new to starting anything from seeds, and also to bulbs. I started my voyage into this brave new world, and there's no turning back now. I relied on a few petunias, and roses to serve as my old faithfuls, just in case this year turned up brown thumb. I put in a second tier to the flower bed on the side of the yard that gets the most sun by using old paving stones that were pulled up in the back yard. This spring / summer, I'm working to make a low maintenance space in the strip of yard between my house, and my neighbor. It's shaded, on a slight incline, and a pain to mow. My idea? A fern garden. We'll see how much progress I can make as the weeks pass.
The Tao that can be spoken may not be the Tao, but the Zen that can be seen is definitely “on trend”. YardShare members Tracy and Wendy Evans show us how it’s done with their lovely landscape in Hurricane, Utah.
Landscapes are usually most stunning during those times of the year when you can actually see the ground. But there is an eerie beauty to a yard covered in freshly fallen snow as well.
YardShare member Masman35 in Sioux City is looking for some ideas to boost the appeal of a very plain yard. This homeowner doesn’t like the rocks or the existing bushes...
Ed Bruske, Master Gardener and president of D.C. Urban Gardeners, offers tips on the best locations for your vegetable garden.