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Complete step by step directions assist you in attaining a sustainable, effective, and engaging yard.
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And, in practical terms, this means that your goal of creating an awesome yard and garden is truly a matter of good landscaping. In Complete Guide to Landscape Projects you’ll find a wealth of projects that draw from just about every imaginable yard and garden element you can think of (with the possible exception of old Fords on blocks). Border and accent plantings, lawn care, building patios and pathways, creating arbors, sunscreens, and windscreens are all covered. So are some more unusual projects, such as making fire pits or wood-fired ovens.
BUYING ANNUALS When purchasing annuals at a garden center, look for healthy seedlings that have not overgrown their growing containers. Don’t buy them too early. These young plants require daily watering and regular fertilizing, and the garden center or nursery is much better able to give this regular care than you are at home. Plants like these bluebells purchased in a 3- or 4-inch pot will look beautiful almost immediately; for a more economical project, buy smaller seedlings in flats of six or more plants.
Thinning: This involves cutting branches off the parent stem, so target the oldest, tallest stems first. ) Prune branches that are one-third the diameter of the parent stem. To visualize where to cut, imagine the Y junction, where a lateral branch meets the parent stem. Practice moderation when thinning. Rejuvenating: Remove the oldest branches by leaving little but a stub near the ground. Young branches can also be cut back, as well as thin stems. Shearing: Swipe a hedge trimmer over the top of a shrub to remove the terminal of most shoots; this will give you a formal topiary look.