Plants for Pathways - FineGardening
To choose the right plants for pathways, consider each plant’s foot-traffic tolerance. Some ground covers don’t mind being stepped on, while others resent it. After all, even turf grass, our ubiquitous plant underfoot, can become worn out with heavy use.
Construction Begins on the Broken Concrete Wall
My contractor Chris Gilliam found a place locally where he was allowed to pick over the concrete (free!) that had been dropped off for recycling. He brought a trailer-load today, and started construction of the broken concrete wall that will support the bed that's along the street. It was another cold day today, although not as cold as last night and the night before, when temps got down close to 10F. There was a dusting of snow on everything this morning as well, but it melted, as the temps…
How to build a reused concrete wall - GardenDrum
We needed some new, low retaining walls in our top garden. And my idea? Reusing old, broken up concrete slabs to make the new 'bookleaf' walls.