It's already the end of April, which means that it's time to clean up the site and get ready for the upcoming season. Despite the huge amount of spring work, do not forget about the appearance of your garden.
In this article I want to tell you about the five options fences for beds, which can be done by hand without assistance.
1. Of stones and wire mesh
Of the decorative stones, wire mesh and wire scraps can make the original, and most importantly practical fences for beds and flower beds.
You may have already seen something similar in the gardening magazines or city parks. The idea is not new, but popular among truckers have not yet acquired.
Despite the costly appearance, the cost of creating such a fence is quite small. Indeed, rare stones designer can replace a large gravel or river pebbles.
The process of creating such a fence is divided into two main stages:
- creating a grid of the metal frame;
- stones filling.
All work can be done independently, without special tools or special skills. With the creation of such a fence for flower beds, I'm sure, consult any cottager.
2. Wooden pegs
Fence of the pegs is the most simple, but no less beautiful and practical embodiment. This way you can make out not only beds, but the beds with vegetable crops. The main advantages of the fence:
- Simplicity in design. To create do not need special tools and materials, and to cope with the work even a schoolboy;
- Low cost;
- Environmentally friendly;
- Good drainage properties. Wooden fence may framing raised beds without disturbing the water balance. All excess moisture will go into the gap between the pegs;
- Mobility. Such a fence can always get out of the ground and tucked away for storage in a shed or a bath.
If desired, the pegs can be impregnated with a solution of decay and insect pests.
3. of bottles
There are hundreds of different ways beneficial use of plastic bottles in the garden. One of the most popular - the creation of a decorative fence. The design, size, and shape are limited only by your imagination and hard work.
Before creating any fence you need a bottle to the brim filled with sand. This is done to ensure that the container is not easy blew gusty wind. Bottle fastened by means of wire or fishing line. Mounting type will depend on your design.
Contrary to popular belief, such a fence does not bear any harm to the earth and truck crops. The plastic from which the bottles are made, is inert and does not react with the water and soil.
Prior to use, the bottle should be thoroughly rinsed. Otherwise, the remains of sweet drinks can attract ants and other insect pests.
4. Of old dishes
Not many know, but you can even frame the beds of old glassware. This technique is quite popular among Western gardeners. Beautiful painted plates, expiry date which has come to an end, is sent into the garden to decorate flower beds and beds. Old dishes half digged in the earth around the flower beds, visually forming the fence.
In addition to the plates, in the flower bed you can add a cup, saucer and even cutlery. The composition is limited only by the imagination of the author.
5. Of twigs and branches
Of branches and twigs can weave small neat flower beds. The process of creation consists of three steps:
- Stuck in the ground with wooden pegs, which will serve as a framework beds;
- Binded thin rods around the carcass;
- 2/3 beds fall asleep fertile soil.
Plaiting try to take a long, thin rods of the same diameter. So flowerbed will look well-groomed.
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