The well-designed border for flower beds with attractive plant borders add special value and appeal to your home. Building and maintaining these beds can fill you with satisfaction and pride.
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- Carefully make a plan to ensure a bed of beautiful flowers. Before putting the first shovel in the ground, determine the characteristics of the border for flower beds.
- Research as much as possible in the different sources of information when selecting plants. There are many books on plants and landscapes in bookstores, gift shops and libraries.
- Preparation begins by checking the outer edges of the bed. Do it with a steady string of large nails or wooden stakes, or otherwise, with a can of paint spray for trees. Once you determine the outer edges, eliminating wild grass with a hoe or shovel square sheet.
- Determines the first border for flower beds to more precisely define the edges of the bed. If you’re going to cut the grass around the bed, then beware of placing the border plants out of reach.
- Cover the floor with a layer of 2 (5.08 cm) to 4 inches (10.16 cm) of compost. Some type of bark is recommended because when it rots, enriches the soil with organic matter.