How to plant a flower bed in the garden
There is nothing more beautiful in an elegant garden flower bed. Many people see this work very difficult for many reasons, first because it is tiring to remove part of the lawn to put the plants, then they do not know what plants are best for a flower bed , and finally, because their flower beds have the widely spaced plants. So I’ll say it easy to plant a flower bed in the garden .
How to plant a flower bed
Old newspapers (preferably glossy paper because it does not degrade as fast)
Nitrogen rich organic compost
Seeds of perennial flowers like phlox, golden star, shasta daisies, yarrow, lavender and ice plants
Thick wood mulch
Shears Gardening and spoon
Before planting a flower bed in the garden is important to remove the grass from the area where we want this our flower bed. Many find it daunting task, but if we cover the grass with papers easily achieve rid of grass.
Then we spread throughout that area newspapers, it is very important to spray with the hose between each layer of newspapers. Thus newspapers will remain wet and will decompose faster.The layer of newspapers has to be two to three inches but if we have weeds among the grass will increase some inches of newspaper.
After having our bed well wet newspapers, cover the entire area with four inches of compost manure, then with organic compost and finally with five or six inches thick wood mulch. Mulch helps keep the moisture and prevents weed seeds from growing. It is important to keep the bed moist dirt and grass newspapers to drown. Followed by watering our place will be ready between 45 and 60 days.
We will know if our place is ready when we make a deep hole in the ground and no longer has newspapers. This is when we begin to plant the flower bed .
You better sow our plants according to their seasons, for example when spring is just beginning. Better than trasplantemos flowers and plants that sow not from scratch because not all be long and grow as planned.