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What some good ideas about landscaping?

Where going to be moving in a new place soon and there's a lot of weeds and some flowers. But I don't know much about landscaping.

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Tigeress444

Asked by Tigeress444 at 1:48 PM on Sep. 23, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Buy a basic landcaping or gardening book (try the Home Depot 1-2-3 book, for example). Read it BEFORE you start. Refer back to it as needed while you work on your property.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 2:12 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • it depends a lot on you. do lots of reading and research. there's a lot of high maintenance plans that have a lot of annual flowers ans water gardens, then there's low maintenance perennials and block gardening. low maintenance is usually less colorful, but generally lasts most the year, annuals can be so much more colorful, but need replacing yearly. succulents require less water, but you can install an irrigation or watering system based on vyour plants needs. there are spring and fall gardens you can actually incorporate together, which is cool. Be sure and research plants that are native to your area- those will grow the easiest and take the least amount of care. Better Homes and Gardens is a great magazine to read!
    6under1roof

    Answer by 6under1roof at 12:50 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • depends on how much space you have, how much time you want to spend working on it, how much money, and what zone you live in. it could vary from rocks and cactus, to lush tender perennials.
    Start with getting the weeds out and dedicating whatever space you want as a flower bed, and then start reading.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 7:50 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

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