Plan your Garden

Story Title: Plan your Garden
Episode: Seven
TX Date: 7th May 2011
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Want to build a new garden but don't know what to do or where to start? Trevor features some great ideas on how to prepare and plan your garden.

Tips and Facts

  • It's best to plant major plants first, this will help you take into account how high your garden will be.
  • To remove grass in your new garden, dig it up with a spade. Or, if you have time to wait, mow the area as low as you can, cover it with newspaper and add soil or compost then wait 2 weeks for the grass to die.
  • Keep in mind the sunny areas around your garden, this will help to choose what plants go where.
  • If you want to create patterns and shapes in your garden, take into consideration the architectural shape of your house.

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