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 build a brick flower bed, make a concrete trench, chalk an outline, lay the first course, build the corners, finish the rest of the courses, check the levels and finish the joint with a pointing tool. It takes two to ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Build a fairy house in your backyard by using anything that you might find outdoors, such as sticks, twigs and stones, to construct walls and a roof. Decorate the house and create walkways and flower beds if desired. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

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