How to Build Wooden Gates & Picket Fences: 2nd Edition by Kevin Geist

By Kevin Geist

- Revised and increased, with new full-color photographs
- Steps for making plans and finding a fence, environment posts, growing infill, and attaching gates
- recommendations for construction the fence you want
- recommendation on instruments, fabrics, foundations, and exact features
- Easy-to-use patterns
- Foldout of extensive pickets
- a hundred thirty designs integrated

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Country rose garden Bring color and fragrance to an outside space with a rose garden. Old dolly tubs, once used for doing the laundry, can be found at car-boot and yard sales. They not only look lovely, but also provide room for roots to grow. The roses will need re-potting after a few years, but will live happily in a tub for a while if fed and pruned. materials Dolly tub Drainage crocks Potting mix suitable for roses Perlite (optional) Plants: Cerastium tomentosum (snow-in-summer) Rosa ‘Chapeau de Napoléon,’ R.

Using the kitchen tongs, put one plant (still in its plastic pot) in each tumbler, adding more ground shells underneath if necessary so that the rim of the pot is about ¾in (2cm) lower than the rim of the tumbler. 2 Sprinkle more of the shells into the tumblers, completely covering the pots and the surface of the potting mix. Tap the side of each tumbler gently to level off the shell mixture. The tumblers don’t have drainage holes, so you’ll have to water the plants carefully as overwatering may cause the plants to rot.

3 Fill the suitcase with potting mix, stopping just short of the top of the refuse-sack lining. 4 Take the plants out of their plastic pots and position them in the suitcase until you are happy with the arrangement. Scoop out some of the potting mix and push the plants into the holes, firming around the plants to keep them in place. tip: Water the garden, but make sure that the roots are not sitting in too much water, especially if there are no holes in the plastic lining. This is because both hellebores and pulsatillas like moist but well-drained soil.

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