Straw bale gardens require less soil, less water and hold heat. As the straw breaks down nutrients feed the plants. Combining a straw surround with a hugel interior, topped by lasagne layering is an excellent idea for an area with poor quality soil.
Looks like creeping phlox, but apparently is Trailing Rosemary? One pinner said: Trailing Rosemary produces beautiful blue foliage. It requires little water, and has a moderate growth rate. It has no allergens, but yet is very fragrant.
Pine Cone Mulch - an attractive border and maybe a practical way to keep dogs and cats out of your garden beds. As they breakdown, they will add nutrients to your garden too. Pine cones also look great as a decorative mulch for container gardens.
10 Design Ideas For A Tiny Edible Garden: Exercise restraint -“You can have almost anything in a garden that has crisp, clean hardscaping,” Cobbs says. They created planting beds out of food-safe Cor-ten steel. Decomposed granite forms the paths.