Pallet wood cut in short pieces make a great flower bed border...would need to be hardwood to last...

Pallet wood cut in short pieces make a great flower bed border. -- Use leftover cedar siding!

A beautiful evergreen garden, but the border doesn't come close to harmonizing with the sidewalk or the fence or even the plants.

How to Create your Own Evergreen Garden Border. Fill your garden with stunning green foliage all year round.

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

10 Low-Maintenance Perennials

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them. Look at this gorgeous lavender/purple/violet-colored perennial border!

Suculentas

Cute house trim idea made of succulents - low water low maintenance makes it great for Southern California - Succulent Gardening

Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.

How to: plant a herbaceous perennial border

Perennial growing — Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.

I have always used blue salvia and pink cosmos in all my gardens ....love the look...

Pink Cosmos - Far Out Cosmic Pink with purple Salvia farinacea, and bright pink hardy Geranium along brick walkway.

It’s easy to forget about perennials. They grow quite happily year after year without much help from you. But after a few years they get too big and overcrowded – time to divide the plant. What does that mean? Dividing perennials

How to divide perennial plants and split oversize shrubs

If you are adding to the home landscape, you may be considering any number of perennial garden plants. What is a perennial then, and what other perennial plant facts may influence your decision?

Ceanothus - spring flowering evergreen, grown as a tree

Ceanothus - spring flowering evergreen, grown as a tree. California lilac - loves dry abusive environment (well draining, hot side of house)

70 Summery Backyard DIY Projects That Are Borderline Genius

70 Summery Backyard DIY Projects That Are Borderline Genius - Page 3 of 7 -...

Lawn edging idea - It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge! Back yard idea

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Top 28 Surprisingly Awesome Garden Bed Edging Ideas

Love this idea for the front garden, alternative to fencing? Kevin Shipleys raised beds with vertical railway sleepers 1

23 Cheap And Easy Tricks Every Gardener Should Know

23 Cheap And Easy Tricks Every Gardener Should Know

Glass bottle garden edge-finally a use for all those wine bottles. Very cool, but where to find wine bottles.

Blauwe border met o.a. Campanula, Iris, Delphinium & Anchusa.

Amazing body within a cottage boarder. Using traditional perennials -Campanula, Iris, Delphinium, Anchusa

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