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Curb Appeal in a Day Renew planter beds Get garden beds into shape by pruning growth, pulling weeds, planting flowers, and adding new mulch to restore color that was taken away by sunlight and harsh weather.

20+ Ideas for your home veggie garden  - raised beds with railway tie-style borders. Whatever wood you choose for raised beds, always make sure it’s safe for food-growing beds.  Select wood that has not been treated (you do NOT want ‘pressure-treated’ wood), so that there’s nothing that will leach into your soil over time. This is not the time to choose free treated wood over buying new untreated wood, if it comes to that. Use redwood or cedar ― both are beautiful and rot-resistant

20+ Layout and Design Ideas for Home Veggie Gardens

20 Ideas for your home veggie garden - raised beds with railway tie-style borders

Hiro Kawasaki tends greens in a raised bed made from a galvanized metal tub at Bradner Gardens P-Patch. With their narrow sides, the containers are ideal for people with limited reach. Photo: Andrew Buchanan /

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Hiro Kawasaki tends greens in a raised bed made from a galvanized metal tub at Bradner Gardens P-Patch. With their narrow sides, the containers are ideal for people with limited reach.

raised flower beds

stone raised bed - I would like to do this with my stone wall out front. Instead of a wall - I'd have a raised bed!

Step-by-step guide on how to grow an olive tree in your back yard. Plus, the top 5 olive trees for different areas.

How to grow olives: Step-by-step guide on how to grow an olive tree in your back yard. Plus, the top 5 olive trees for different areas.

Another shot of the back yard at the Mario Trejo Residence in Albany, Ca.  One of only two gardens I've designed with a large water feature, and this long rectangular koi pond really added a contemplative touch to the garden.  The glossy apple green cycad is a favorite of mine, Ceratozamia mexicana, next to the dark green foliage of the Colocasia esculenta 'Fontainesii' and Edgeworthia chyrsantha, which has both fall color to the tropical looking foliage, and the most interesting scented…

The glossy apple green cycad, Ceratozamia mexicana, next to the dark green foliage of the Colocasia esculenta 'Fontainesii' and Edgeworthia chyrsantha

companion planting - broccoli and nasturtiums

companion planting - broccoli and nasturtiums

Wait until after frost danger has passed, and follow packet directions for spacing and depth. If you opt for seedlings to get a jump on food production you will find varieties suited to your region at farmers' markets and local nurseries. Shown: 'Little Marvel' Peas. Compact and very productive, each 3-inch-long pod is filled with six to eight sugary peas. A consistent performer since it was brought to the U.S. from England in 1908. Grows up to 30 inches tall and 5 inches wide; re...

Pot Up Fruits and Vegetables Now, Feast All Summer

Wait until after frost danger has passed, and follow packet directions for spacing and depth. If you opt for seedlings to get a jump on food production you will find varieties suited to your region at farmers' markets and local nurseries. Shown: 'Little Marvel' Peas. Compact and very productive, each 3-inch-long pod is filled with six to eight sugary peas. A consistent performer since it was brought to the U.S. from England in 1908. Grows up to 30 inches tall and 5 inches wide; re...

Why we grow it: A parasitic plant that grows out in the wild, you might spot some in your yard using a black poplar, ash, sycamore, or hawthorn as a host tree. A bough of mistletoe, with its sticky, white berries, has long been used as a traditional decoration indoors during the Christmas season. Deadly parts: All parts, especially the berries Toxic toll: Munching on a couple of leaves, berries, or shoots—or drinking mistletoe-flavored tea—will cause abdominal pain and dia...

12 Deadliest Garden Plants

Some plants you prize for their ornamental beauty could be toxic killers

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