Vegetable Garden Landscape Ideas Questions Answered!
- How do I build a raised bed for my vegetable garden?
I have no experience building things, but think it would be pretty easy to make a 4ft x 12ft raised bed for my vegetable garden. I want it about 18" deep. Any blueprints or ideas out there? I don't have a drill and can have Home Depot cut the wood to size for me. Thanks!!
- Is gardening with tires bad for the environment?
I have read many articles that suggest using old tires for container gardening. My father is considering making a vegetable garden out of tires. Does the tire pollute the soil and there fore the vegetables? I it is bad to burn tires.. Should I be concerned about the quality of the vegetables? Have you seen any scientific evidence about this topic? Or environmental tests?
- What is the typical cost of a commercial lawn service to maintain the grounds of an office complex?
I'm trying to justify the cost of starting a corporate vegetable garden onsite for a business. I would like my argument to include rolling the cost of a lawn service being paid to maintain the grounds into the cost for starting up/maintaining the garden... which would actually give something back to the business over time. Any ideas on what a commercial full-care lawn service would charge by the square foot... or how it is calculated? Thanks
- I am looking for ideas on the best way to landscape a vegetable garden fence that can be tilled up to?
I don't want to mow grass inside the fence but grass grew up through our old fence and encroached on my vegetables and bent the fencing. We have to till the ground each year inside fence and don't want the tiller caught in fence or ground covers. thanks
- What vegetables are best for climate zone 7b?
I was looking for vegetables that are suited to zone 7b with a touch of icy winters .
- What are some good plants to put in a garden if you live in North Texas?
I wanted to know mainly what vegetables would be good to plant, but if you have an idea of what some good plants to plant in the front yard I don't have a problem hearing about that to. And any gardening tips would be helpful. Thanks a million!
- What is a good butterfly garden Idea?
Tell me everything you think makes a good butterfly garden!
- What's a good website with plenty of useful information if I want to start a vege garden from scratch?
I have little gardening experience, and want a website that tells you everything, from the soil, what vegetables grow best under certain conditions, fencing the garden off, etc. Thanks in advance! This is in Sydney, Australia if that makes any difference.
- What would you want from a gardening website and newsletter?
For my ICT project, I've decided to investigate and develop a gardening website, but im not really sure what you would want from one - What kind of information should I include on the website? How frequently would you want a newsletter? Would you want it by post or by e-mail? Is there any good websites already out there (links please!!)? and if there's anything else you want to say about it thanks a lot xx
- Garden ideas for my new yard?
I just moved to Louisiana, zone 8b. My fiance and I bought a house that has just been built and is in desperate need of gardening and landscaping. I'm a beginner and need some easy, pretty, layout ideas. What are some websites and/or books that would help a beginner like me in this particular area? For example, I heard there are TWO growing seasons. Okay, I'm from northern Indiana, and we barely had one full growing season! Heh! What is the second growing season for? I also want to have a vegetable garden. Can anyone offer me any advice?? Thanks!!
- Where is the best place to plant trees and have a garden?
I want to plant apple trees,mangos,pears,oranges,pineapples,watermelons,jack fruit,cantelopse,honey dew, potatoes,tomatoes,onions,thyme,letuce,sweet peppers and carrots. What is the best place abd best type of weather to plant trees and gardens ?
- what are some good plants for an indoor garden?
Im loking for small plants that i can grow from seed that will produce something i can eat like fruits or vegetables. any ideas?
- how much money will a garden add?
I'm working on my first property to develope, I am wondering if I should do anything with the garden? The garden is only about 10m squared, However I am a landscaper so I know how to make a gared look good. How much more money will I bring in if the garden looks pretty good for the space? I'm geussing about 5% but I really have no idea.
- i want to know how to go about making a raised garden --any cheap ideas.?
i just can't garden like i use to but miss it terrible. The fresh vegetables, etc. So how can i make a cheap raised bed area--what do i need to add to the soil to make it good. How do i make a good compost.