How To Make A Beautiful Flower Bed

This summer, I decided to make a flower garden for the first time. I started by blocking off a space for the flowers to go. Make sure you have lots of soil to fill in the space. I went to nearby gardening centers to pick out the flowers I wanted. My suggestion is to pick a variety of colors, that makes it much more noticable and pretty. Also, find out how big the flowers are going to get, otherwise you will end up with a overly crowded bed. I made that mistake and ended up having to take some out. After they are planted just make sure you water them everyday and get the weeds out when needed.

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By Heather from Stanton, KY

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How To Make A Beautiful Flower Bed
August 18, 20070 found this helpful

1st time, I'm impressed..

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October 6, 20070 found this helpful

To Heather from Stanton, KY, I love this idea for a garden. My partner does the gardening as I'm no longer physically able to do any weeding. I also like the use of railroad ties. My partner uses red woodchips and planted flowers along the front of our home, both sides of our front door. I prefer the ties because it reminds me so much of the country and in the small urban street we live on, even though it's downtown, I think something yellow

would look fantastic among the red wood chips. I'm not one for perfection in a garden...I prefer the natural English country garden look. My e-mail address is feMyNysT @ hotmail.com

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