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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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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To keep dogs out of flowerbeds, spray vinegar, sprinkle red pepper flakes, insert stakes into the ground, place thorny branches around the plants or, if necessary, construct a chicken-wire fence. To help distract dogs aw... 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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Making a raised garden bed requires rot-resistant lumber like cedar, good soil, compost, a lever, rake and desired plants. Select and determine the shape and size of the garden, prep the site, construct the bed, fill in ... 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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'Red Lion' amaryllis plants require well-drained soil, filtered sunlight and staking of the flower stalk. Water the plant when the top 1 to 2 inches of soil feels dry. Indirect, bright light from a west or south-facing w... More »

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