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Pleaching or plashing was common in gardens from the late Middle Ages until the 18th century. This technique is a kind of weaving of the branches of deciduous trees or shrubs to form a living fence. Sometimes branches woven together grow together, a natural grafting known as inosculation. Sir Walter Scott brought the technique back to popularity in England when he described such a fence in The Fortunes of Nigel.
How to Build Raised Garden Boxes DIY (Grow vegetables anywhere!)
How to build simple raised garden beds. A cheap and easy DIY. Ideas, tutorial and plans in this post. Ours is on top of a brick driveway, where we grown vegetables in an otherwise wasted space, but this would work on any surface.
Creating a Buried Pot Garden
Creating a buried pot garden is a beautiful and easy way to ecoscape. Not only will your garden be extraordinarily charming and tidy, it'll consume less water and energy. Sunken planter gardens like this one provide both form and function. The pots prevent your herbs or plants from overrunning their designated areas, and the mulch keeps unwanted weeds and pests at bay while consuming no water and energy.