Raised bed/planter/fence/privacy screen - this is a conglomeration of several items I saw in magazines and catalogs. I plan on building lots of these to use as planters. Add a lid for storage, composting, extra seating. Or a sloped cold frame lid to garden in cooler weather. This one is 64" high, but I plan on making some at 48" and 32" too. I used 1x4x8 cedar boards and deck screws. I'll probably add some hooks and shelves too - the possibilities seem endless!
Versatile Ivy Thrives on Neglect - English Ivy has been a generational favorite among gardeners for its versatility and ability to lend a traditional touch to any garden or home. This evergreen ivy is easy to grow and forms a dense groundcover 6-8 inches deep. It's great in shady areas where grass might struggle. As a...