mulching garden bed
 
 

Lawn Alternative Idea - Create a Front Yard Garden

Put down wood chip mulch

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Landscaping instructions
  1: Front Yard Garden - Material List
  2: Remove the grass and delineate garden path
  3: Install cardboard to kill lawn
  4: Put down wood chip mulch (RCW)
  5: Unroll Landscape fabric for garden path
  6: Raised Bed border - Edging Idea
  7: Spread the gravel in garden pathway
  8: Front Yard Without Lawn - Planting
 
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Material for Front Yard Landscaping - The Wood Chip Mulch
Material for Front Yard Landscaping - The Wood Chip Mulch
 

Front Yard Landscaping

Cardboard method of weed killing
 
 
Put down wood chip mulch:
 
The pruners give their free pruning residues.

Use this organic material to create rich soil in your front yard garden.

The ramial chipped wood (RCW) is used in permaculture and organic gardening.

Learn more about the RCW: HERE


 
 
Create a living soil with ramial chipped wood - Make Front Yard Raised Bed
Create a living soil with ramial chipped wood - Make Front Yard Raised Bed
 
How to design Raised Bed
No dig gardens
 
Put down wood chip mulch:
 
Place the ramial chipped wood on the cardboard. A layer of 1 foot thick is required.

After few months, this organic material will turn into rich soil.

At this stage, you can begin to plant. You must simply remove the wood chip mulch around the plant and replace it by soil. Planting plant in soil and surround it with RCW material.

Note: No need to break the cardboard with this method.

Planting should be done early in the summer to allow a good plant rooting.
 
 
How to create a Front Yard without grass - Organic gardening way
How to create a Front Yard without grass - Organic gardening way
 
Turn Front Yard into a Garden
Planning your front yard landscape
 
Put down wood chip mulch:
 
All next flower beds built for this front yard garden will be covered with organic mulch.

Compost and soil can also be mixed with RCW.

The cardboard will rot and decompose the grass. Both material will turn into a rich soil. The roots of the new plants will get the nutrients in the deconmposed RCW and soil under the cardboard.

This is the best method to create a rich living soil.
 
 
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