Building a Garden Gate

There are few structures in the garden more prominent than a gate. A good garden gate can invite a person into the garden, protect the garden from intruders, and becomes a feature to draw the eye. This weekend I put together a gate for my vegetable garden fence (which is still under construction). I…

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Building an Arbor Style Trellis

In the vegetable garden there is always a need for more space.  You never have enough.  The garden is constantly being filled with more plants than you really have room for and you have to find ways to organize it.  That's why going vertical is a great option and the most classic way to…

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A Spring Fence Garden Update

Last year for Mother's Day I redesigned a garden area for my mom. Their fence garden needed a little revamping and I'm really happy with the results. Here is what the area looked like before: Here's how it looks now! In the above picture we set the border stones to give an edge for…

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The Fence Garden

If you remember a couple months ago I spent some time working on a garden remodel for my parents. I had purchased a few plants as gifts for Mother's Day for my mom and decided that I would redo the garden along their backyard fence. The remodel mostly involved moving plants around, installing a…

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