Build a flower bed by laying out the bed, removing grass and weeds, adding soil and organic matter, then planting flowers. Flower beds can be raised or in the ground, but the building process is basically the same for ei... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

To make a flower bed, pour layers of soil over newspaper, and allow the soil to decompose for months. You need cardboard, newspaper, topsoil, compost, mulch and bricks. Build the bed at the start of a season, such as spr... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Some of the best and easiest to maintain flowers for landscaping beds include Alstroemeria, Catmint, Veronica, Lady's Mantle and various bulb flowers. Selecting flowers that bloom continuously or at various times of year... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

To prepare a flower bed in a garden, clear the bed, test the soil, add organic matter and turn up the soil. Apply fertilizer to the bed before planting. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Before planting grass, test the pH of the lawn, and strip all weeds from the property by removing the top layer of soil. After the grass is established, water it deeply once per week, and mow the grass with the lawnmower... More »

Most weeds and grass die when a herbicide is applied or when key elements of growth are denied to the plant. Before implementing any method, it is important to know what type of substances are toxic to the specific offen... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

To kill weeds and grass in isolated locations, spray herbicides only when the air is calm and cover nearby plants with plastic to protect them from spray drift. Target specific weeds directly by dabbing herbicide onto th... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes