Choosing a Planting Style

Whether you want your garden to be formal or wild and rambling, decide on the style, then follow it through with appropriate plants and materials.

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Beautiful Bins

Most households have recycling bins and trash cans that take up space and look unsightly. Here, a small shed with a roof planted up with baby tears (Soleirolia soleirolii) hides them and blends in with the garden.

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Raised Vegetables

Growing fruit and vegetables in raised beds makes them easier to tend. The beds can also double as seats where space is limited.

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