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September 23, 2016 23:06

Flower beds in the country with their own hands

hard to imagine a summer residence without flowers - on any site there is always at least a few flowering bushes.And this amateur gardeners cottage attracts the attention of lots of colorful flower beds and flower beds, the arches of roses and clematis.Make beds in the country with their own hands and everyone can, and will fit for this most ordinary materials.

Flower beds in the country with their own hands

flower beds in the country with their own hands

Types flowerbeds

Article Contents

  • 1 Types flowerbeds
  • 2 Bookmark simple flower bed
    • 2.1 Step 1. Selecting a location
    • 2.2 Step 2. Marking
    • 2.3 Step 3: Preparation of pits
    • 2.4 Step 4. Making curb
    • 2.5 Step 5. planter
  • 3 Flower gardens on stumps and trunks of old
  • 4 Flower from an overturned barrel
  • 5 Flower beds for practical hosts
    • 5.1 Video - Flower beds at the cottage with his hands

Flower gardens are different in shape, size, flowering periods, composite combinations.Most often used in the country such types of flower beds:

  • monotsvetniki have different shapes, but always made from one type of plant;

    Mini Flower of gladiolus

    Monotsvetnik of gladioli

  • vertical run in a screen, wall or bulk compositions;

    Vertical flower

    Vertical flower

  • have irregular natural shape and consist mainly of hardy perennials;

    A flower bed for flowers in the shape of a cat

    flower bed to flower in the form of a cat

  • multilevel - the most spectacular flower gardens, consisting of several elements and original shape.

    Multi- bed

    Multilevel bed

Note that the vertical suspension and multi-level composition not only require constant care, but also costly.In addition, the very process of creating such a flower bed is very time-consuming.The easiest way to lay an irregular or monotsvetnik and competent layout and selection of plants will make it effective and attractive.

Driving a pink flower bed

Driving pink flower garden

Summer flower garden scheme

Summer flower garden scheme

A flower bed of perennials

flower bed of perennials

To create original flower beds and flower beds, many craftsmen fit any available materials.It may be old stumps, fallen tree trunks, car ramps, unnecessary plastic drums, wooden boxes and even real cars that have become unusable.Very nice look of natural stone curbs, glass bottles, rattan vines.

Original flower bed

original bed

Original flower bed

original bed

to composition always looked bright and fresh, and at the same time in harmony with the surrounding landscape, you need to carefully choose not only the shape of a flower bed, and materials for its favorites, but the plants themselves.Water-loving flowers is not necessary to be placed in small containers, especially hanging, where the soil dries much faster.For vertical and arch designs must be chosen curly vines with abundant flowering and a lot of leaves.In multi-level flower beds can not be planted tall bushy plants in the foreground, otherwise they shut everything else.

Flower beds in the garden

Flower beds in the garden

Bookmark simple flower bed

In the process, you will need:

  • shovel;
  • rubble;
  • curb stones;
  • mortar;
  • humus.

Step 1. Selecting a location

Choosing a place for a flower garden - the most important stage.A lot depends on what plants will be planted there: some flowers like open, well-lit areas, others prefer shade, the third requires a barrier against drafts and wind.Inadequate conditions reduce the decorative flowers and flower bed loses its appeal.

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

Step 2. Marking

When the location is selected, do the layout desired shape.It can be a circle, oval, square or rectangle, any other geometric shape.The perimeter of the flower bed designate twine, stretched over pegs.If the soil in the area is soft, not overgrown with grass, you can simply outline the pointed rod.

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

Step 3: Preparation of pits

Inside perimeter choosing shovel layer of soil to a depth of 20-30 cm. The bottom of the drainage gravel spread,broken brick or stone, well leveled and tamped.If the site ground water are too high, before laying the bottom drain is lined with foil or roofing material, the edges of which outputs and temporarily reinforce stones.

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

Step 4. Making curb

Now you need to arrange a flower garden walls: using cement mortar is laid around the perimeter of the pit curb of stones.If the plot is completely overgrown with grass, around the pit dug a shallow trench 15 cm wide and fill it with gravel or fine gravel.

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

Step 5. planter

When the solution hardens, flower garden filled with fertile soil and leave for 1-2 weeks.During this time, the soil compacted a bit and settle, so you'll have to pour more topsoil.It remains only to plant flowers and smooth the soil.

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

Border can be made not only of stone or brick;looks great border of bottles, dug down the neck of short wooden sticks, carefully cut out the planks.If you create a composition from several flower beds, borders must be the same.

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

flower bed with guard stone

A flower bed with fencing made ​​of stone

a flower bed with guard stone

Flower gardens on stumps and trunks of old

If the site has a shrunken old trees, they are an excellent material for small picturesque flower beds.Use can not only guns, but also stumps and circular saw cut thick branches.So, cut down the tree, leaving a stump height of 30 to 70 cm. With the help of available tools from the top knock recess sized to flowers could well take root.On one side of the through-hole is drilled through which excess moisture will drain.

Flower gardens on stumps and trunks of old

Flower gardens on stumps and trunks of old

walls stump should be thick enough, or under the influence of moisture wood will begin to break down faster.Another important point: if the cause of death of the tree has become a disease, not aging or exposure to external factors, it is impossible to use it for a flower bed.The disease can go and flowers, and all efforts will be in vain.In any case, the processing stump protective equipment will not be superfluous.

Flowers on the stumps

Flowers on stumps

Ready stump filled with fertile soil and leave for ten days.When the soil sits down, add another, slightly compacted and leveled.After that, you can start planting.When choosing colors should take into account the diameter and height of the stump: small enough to drop in a few bulbs of tulips or daffodils and put some small perennial, but in the large diameter stumps fit an entire floral arrangement.At stumps height from 0.5 m look great ampelnye undersized flowers or vines.

Flowers on old stump

Flowers on old stump

Tree trunks are also easily adaptable for jewelry suburban area.The length and diameter of the barrel have special meaning not.

So manufacturing a flower bed of a log process has the following order:

  • tree is cut on both sides, saw off branches;
  • remove crust if necessary;
  • stepping back from the edge 15-20 cm on the trunk make the cross-propyl hacksaw;
  • other end perform the same action;
  • wood between the saw cuts knock that came in the form of capacity trough;
  • bottom drilled in 2-3 places, internal walls treated with an antiseptic;
  • fill the interior of the timber and the soil compacted a bit.

A few days later the soil is necessary to fill up, and then you can plant flowers.

Flower bed of logs

Flower of logs

Originally looks flower created from Spili old acacia.To this end, a tree trunk sawn into several pieces of 20 cm. The bark is sure to leave it attached to the naturalness of the composition.In Spili knock the middle, leaving a thin bottom.If you could not perform it carefully, and turned a broken bottom, should fill the bottom of a piece of plywood or wide boards.

Form a flower garden: on a flat compacted site spread three saw cut so that they touch each other closely.Fill them with fertile soil and sprinkled with coarse wood chips or wood chips.Top set another cut down, placing it exactly in the middle of the composition.Upper cut down and fill with soil and start planting.It is important to correctly pick the flowers.That they were combined with each other and do not block the flower bed wall.

Flower beds of Spili

Flower beds of Spili

Flower from an overturned barrel

These original flower beds are a good solution for hilly areas.To create a composition is suitable for virtually any elongated container.It can be plastic and wooden barrel, aluminum cans, buckets of different sizes.Moreover, the capacity of the solution even with injuries, because there is only one visible side.

Choose a suitable elevation and gently dig up the top of it.Stack barrel or bucket on its side and carefully added dropwise to capacity is not shifted.Inside lining the bottom of the mulch and poured ground.The slope is located at the opening drums, carefully loosened, cleaned of weeds and also sprinkled with floral ground.When the earth settles, it can be planted low-growing flowers.

Beautiful flower of an overturned bucket

Beautiful flower of an overturned bucket

To create the effect of spreading puddles, it is recommended to plant creeping and basket plant with white or blue flowers.For example, if you use aluminum cans and white daisies, it looks as if fallen from a can poured milk and transformed into flowers.

Beautiful flower of an overturned cans

Beautiful flower of overturned cans

Look beautiful petunia in a flower garden, as well as multi-colored violets and small studs.You can use an old wheelbarrow unnecessary: ​​it is set on one side of the hill, a little tilted so that the lower edge rested on top of, and reinforce the means at hand.Then fill the wheelbarrow ground, and simultaneously prepare the soil on the hill.Plants are planted across the surface elevation and most wheelbarrow;flowers better to use bright and colorful.

Inverted cart with flowers

Inverted trolley with flowers

Flower beds for practical hosts

Not every dacha different beautiful landscapes and fertile soil.Sometimes you have to spend years upgrading the area, and there can be no flower beds.It is especially difficult if the ground in the country too exhausted - in such circumstances the normal development of plants can not be considered.And yet, there is a good way to decorate the courtyard and restore the soil at the same time.

On this compost pit soon will grow flowers

On this compost pit soon will grow flowers

Choose a place in the flower garden, clean it of debris and stones, dub if necessary.Next, you will need an old slate blackboard or even the block of wood from the felled trees.Mark out flowerbeds border, dug around the perimeter of the shallow groove.The groove sets sheets of slate and temporarily strengthen spacers.Boards can bring down the shields height of 0.7 m, so it will be easier to enclose the flower bed.

When wall mounted and secured, you can fill the structure.In the bottom drop out of twigs, weeds, sawdust, dry grass - anything that interferes with on the site.You can not throw stones, debris, insoluble waste.By filling out the flower bed next to the 2/3 clay is poured on top, add a little sand and abundantly watered.Then laid another layer of weeds, and then fall asleep to the top of all the earth.Again, pour water and leave for a week or two.

To flower garden walls are not separated in hand, they can tie wire.Two weeks later, the contents of the little settle, so you need to add more land.In this form, this flower bed should stand until the spring;periodically it must be watered with water, to accelerate the rotting branches and weeds.For these purposes from time to time it is necessary to pierce the ground sharp metal rod, trying to stick as far as possible.

The walls are covered with compost pile tёrnom

compost pile walls covered tёrnom

spring top layer a little loose, pour more land and planted flowers.To close the wall beds, you should choose curly unpretentious plants with abundant overgrowth.In 2-3 years, the bottom layer completely peregniet and a little more settled.The soil organic matter enriched in the flower garden, so the flowers will get everything you need.If desired, can be removed from the wall and make a vegetable garden flower beds.

Create your own flower garden at the cottage

Create your own flower garden at the cottage

Video - Flower beds at the cottage with his hands