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Creating Flower beds

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Kwabdog, Mar 10, 2001.

  1. Kwabdog

    Kwabdog LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    I am attempting to grow a flower bed around my driveway. My goal is to have a bed of flowers surround the outer edge of my driveway. The background will be grass. Can anyone suggest the best flowers to use? I am mainly interested in colorful perennials or flowers that would require little maintenance. Any input will be nice. Thanks in advance.
  2. SWguy

    SWguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    I would not know where to begin to help you. First I would ask what varraties do you have that are common in your metroplex, Is this bed to be in the shade, what other colors do you have in your landscape, and how big is the area ($$cost$$)
  3. joshua

    joshua LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,226

    i would have to agree with swguy, but i can say do a search for flowers on the internet and most companies have books they can send you of countless flowers.if not email me and i will get you the sites, i have dozens of flower mags. here
  4. SJR Lawncare

    SJR Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Look into Carpet roses. They rapidly grow, fill in well, & are very low maintenence. I know Homestead nurseries sells them, located in Davidsonville, not too far from you.


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