Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Beautifying Projects

Front Yard Projects

Project #1: Transform Daffodil bed into a flower bed with Johnny Jump Ups and other flowers.
    1. dig a hole
    2. fill with peat moss
    3. plant JJU seeds
    4. water seeds
    5. cut off bottom of milk jug
    6. place bottom over seeds for mini green house effect
    7. weight jug down with a rock
    8. watch them grow, when big enough remove milk jug.
    9. Repeat with new flowers, or plant bulbs before the winter.

Project #2: Transform front yard from weed patch to wild flower patch
  1. Dig up all Dandelions (looks like I got all but one)
  2. Dig up tall Plants with Noxious weeds
  3. Dig up the short pricker plants
  4. remove all large rocks
  5. rake up much of the medium rocks
  6. Dig holes
  7. fill holes with peat moss
  8. plant wild flower ground cover seeds
  9. water seeds
  10. cut off bottom of milk jug
  11. place bottom over seeds for mini green house effect
  12. weight jug down with a rock
  13. watch them grow, when big enough remove milk jug.
Project #3: Hide ugly fence
  1. Plant tall bushes in front of it, but off set from the middle so a gate can be put in in the future.