If you find a flower you like, always buy more than one.istock/sarahdoow
Plant clumps of species in odd numbers, such as five or seven in one area, or repeat the groupings throughout your landscape for a unifying effect.
Love flowers in your home? Here’s how to make them last longer.
DIY landscapers tend to make their planting beds too narrow and too close to the house.istock/tab1962
You want to extend your beds out at least one- to two-thirds of the house’s height, if not more.
Laying weed fabric is generally a waste of money and time for the long term; weeds just grow on top of it.istock/cjp
I once had a customer whose beds had seven layers of weed fabric, yet she still had weeds. I guess she kept thinking, If I put down just one more layer, the weeds will stop coming.
Here are some natural ways to kill weeds without chemicals.