Tips for flower garden design include choosing proper plants for the area, adding visual interest, and adding a border. Variety in the color, height and blooming time of the flowers creates contrast and long-lasting colo... 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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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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Design ideas for a wooden trellis include fencing, arbor gates, a trellised deck, a garden expansion and climbing flower displays. The most popular woods for trellises include birch and cedar, and they can be painted, st... More »

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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 »

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Some creative ideas for decorating a backyard include using ground pavers in an interesting design, adding lights and turning a garden into different functional spaces. Creating different areas for different family membe... More »

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To design a garden layout ,first carefully look at the area and decide if you want to keep any existing plants or landscape elements. Next, consider the mood or theme and how you want to use the space. Then, decide on a ... More »

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