If you are relatively new to gardening, you are probably experiencing some anxiety over whether or not your horticultural project will succeed. While gardening is not an easy business, it can be simplified if you take it on with a few simple goals in mind.
To begin with, it is important, if you have a grassy area, that you cultivate a lawn. This may require some work, depending on how fertile the soil in your area is. If you are dealing with ground that is not particularly high quality, you may want to mix in some compost and fertilisers.
Remember that in order to achieve lawn status, it will be necessary to mow your grass at regular intervals, and, more fundamentally, to choose a kind of grass that grows effectively into thick, green turf. Once your lawn is underway, you can decorate the natural alcoves in your garden with attractive plant pots which stack on top of each other. (more...)