Some flower bed design tips for the front yard include using a mixture of flower beds throughout the front yard, placing taller flowers in the back, and using a variety of colors and textures. More »

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Some interesting flower bed designs include flowers planted inside an umbrella planter, a chessboard garden, flowers planted in a bed-shaped garden and flowers spilling out of an overturned pot. An individual can plant a... More »

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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 »

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Some tips for identifying different flowers include observing the shape, size and color of the flower, as well as the month in which it blooms. Note the cluster type, leaf shape and plant type to identify blooms. Observi... More »

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According to Jamie McIntosh, when grass invades flower beds, a selective herbicide is the best product for killing it without harming the flowers. Grass Beater and Grass-B-Gon are the most popular herbicides for targetin... More »

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Trim bleeding hearts by choosing the right time, inspecting the plant regularly, pinching off wilting flowers as they occur, removing flower stems once they are free of flowers and trimming the yellowing foliage down to ... More »

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To identify flowers by pictures, observe the image and note details about the flower or plant, such as the pedal shape and color, the leaf shape, the plant's size and any other unique characteristics. If you take a pictu... More »

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