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 »

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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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Species of plants that grow in an unwanted area can be considered weeds, and stopping them from growing can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Items most often used to effectively stop weeds from growing in flower beds... More »

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To edge a flower bed, use a garden hose to outline the garden, and then use a spade to cut away the dirt and grass along the perimeter of the flower bed. Add mulch after edging the flower bed to repress grass and weed gr... More »

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Make garden seed planters at home by using newspaper, egg cartons, egg shells, yogurt cups or paper towel tubes to make the pots, then add soil and seeds. You can also use paper coffee cups or to-go containers. More »

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Lack of sufficient sunlight and too much nitrogen in the soil are reasons a lilac blush does not flower. Another reason a lilac bush does not flower is an incorrect amount of pruning at the wrong time. More »

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Caring for tulips involves carefully scheduled watering, soil compost enrichment, deadheading and flower removal. Tulips may be planted and cultivated either by using bulb offsets or seeds. More »

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