Replacing Grass With a Garden Bed

Many homeowners, not just devoted gardeners, are discovering the benefits of replacing lawn grass with planting areas for vegetable gardens, flower garden beds, or mixed shrub/flower islands.Integrating planting areas within the lawn makes for a landscape that is more aesthetically pleasing, and it can also provide space to grow healthful food or practice a rewarding flower-gardening hobby.…

Ask Ruth: Eradicating Bermuda Grass from Your Garden

Learn what Bermuda grass looks like, and do not import any plant material into your yard that contains even a hint of Bermuda grass. It’s not worth it. Edge and weed-eat regularly to keep the Bermuda grass confined to the lawn and OUT of your garden beds. If the grass is not yet in your beds, this can be a very effective remedy if done ...…