Grow Your Garden

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Spring is a great motivator for me to clean out the garage, dust off the gardening gloves, buy some new mulch and get to planning out a garden. My gardening typically doesn’t occur until later in April, but I was browsing the garden issue of BH&G and was completely inspired by some of the most beautiful (and surprisingly simple) garden borders.

These gorgeous landscaping projects have ideas I would love to incorporate into my backyard design. They may require more than just some potting soil and a Saturday, but the end effect is so beautiful, it takes outdoor living to a whole new level.

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A cozy hangout with a corner trellis among the flower border is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy a little R&R.

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Someday I want to create our own veggie garden and this simple style would work perfectly to allow easy access for little helping hands.

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Decks (aka my deck) can often have unsightly posts and these tall grasses and perennials provide plenty of cover and color to take the focus off the support beams.

I hope you are inspired as much as I am! I’m ready to get down in the dirt, plant some color and eventually sit back, relax and watch my garden grow.