"""Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a garden."""" --------->Put plants that naturally repell garden pests like marigolds? Also, cinderblock beds a good idea for around fence. Maybe use concrete stain to make them more natural looking?
Strawberries are easy to grow, but can take up a lot of room when planted as a traditional “strawberry patch”.
How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter - Lovely Greens Grow strawberries in small spaces! Tutorial on how to build and plant a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet.
Repurpose rain gutters into elevated strawberry beds.Recycle rain gutters into elevated strawberry beds.
Urban Farm Mag - bad companion plants / for the garden (Good books for companion planting are Carrots Love Tomatoes & Roses Love Garlic - K.
Plastic Bottle Mini Green House - Use Soda Bottles. Cut the bottoms off, then cover seedlings (like cloches). They protect seedlings from pests, frost, wind, and strong rain.
Kitchen garden at Bolen residence. This raised-bed kitchen garden was designed by John Fluitt, an Oklahoma landscape designer.
A dwarf fruit tree is a small tree that bears regular-sized fruit. There are various sizes of dwarf trees, from some small enough to grow in box planters, up to "semi-dwarfs" .
So clever! DIY: Bird bath (or even just a bird nest) using shallow ceramic bowl, grapevine wreath & copper wire. In the spring, add bits of fabric & string within the grapevine for nest building.
Non-edible lavender. Love plants but don't have the time (or patience) to care for finicky foliage? Grab one of these five tried-and-true hardy indoor plants and you'll have a thriving indoor garden before you know it!