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Organic Vegetable garden Design


Organic Vegetable garden Design

When I began my initial foray into the world of vegetables, I was a weekend gardener with limited time and no garden education. My only knowledge of vegetable gardening was definitely of the big-square-plot-of-dirt, row-each-of-tomatoes-beans-lettuces-etc. school of kitchen gardening. That was how I thought all vegetable gardens looked. Big. Plain. Rectangular. Aggressively functional with a nodding proximity to Tobacco Road. Since then, I ve learned …

Garden Designs for Front Yards


Garden Designs for Front Yards

Two of my design clients in Austin’s Northwest Hills neighborhood have recently mentioned this front garden to me as one that inspires them, so I thought I’d feature it for a Drive-By post. Blessed (cursed?) with an enormous, corner-lot expanse of thirsty St. Augustine lawn and a location along a busy street, these homeowners clearly needed to cut down on the grass and give their home a sense of enclosure, privacy, and security. Soon after they moved …

Ornamental grass. Garden Design


Ornamental grass. Garden Design

Everyone wants to have a beautiful garden landscape but to achieve this there are many considerations including plants, flowers, water system, soil characteristic, sun exposure and many more. All these will contribute to the overall impact of your beautified garden but one important element that should also include is landscaping with ornamental grasses. Garden landscaping with ornamental grass could be one of the most commonly used landscape plants …

Small urban garden Designs


Small urban garden Designs

Summer, this is the best time to relax, to merge with nature and forget about everything. One of the best ways to do that is to build a small house or a wooden house in your garden. Just make a new variation by applying small urban garden designs. A home in your garden may be made with a touch of urban style like this. Garden with mini home is located in some urban places. Built of wood and stands on high beams. Inside are furnishings that depict …

Vegetable garden design software


Vegetable garden design software

Free vegetable garden design software, worksheets, planting guide, zone chart and diary to help design your home vegetable garden! A vegetable garden plan can be created to suit almost any gardening plans. Depending on the space you have available, you may want to try a potted or container vegetable garden which can be grown as a vertical garden to save space. Free Vegetable Garden Design Worksheets Your vegetable garden layout will depend on the …

Vegetable garden design layout


Vegetable garden design layout

try and answer the following questions before starting. Who will be doing the gardening work? Will this garden be your own or maybe a family affair? If you answered yes on the garden being your own, then it would be best to keep the it small. This way you will be able to do any gardening tasks in a single day. Such as soil preparation, planting seeds, transplanting vegetable plants and end of the growing season cleanup. How big would this garden …