Planned outdoors space

  • Display and cultivation
  • Produce food crops

Gardening is the activity of growing and maintaining the garden. This work is done by an amateur or professional gardener.

structural enhancements
water features
ponds (with or without fish)
dry creek beds

Pallet garden



  • pallet
  • 2 large bags of potting soil
  • Plants
  • small roll of landscape fabric
  • staple gun and staples
  • sand paper


  1. Prep and smooth pallet, sand if needed
  2. Landscape fabric securely attached to the board
  3. Fabric should be taut but not in danger of tearing.
  4. Smooth the fabric out and staple every two inches along the edge
  5. Repeat on other sides areas
  6. Push the soil into the pallet between the slats and smooth
  7. Repeat with the second bag of potting soil.
  8. Plant items (plants completely covering)
  9. Leave the pallet flat on the ground for a couple of weeks (watering when needed), roots can start to grow in and hold
  10. Water your pallet regularly

Zen rock gardens


"Dry landscape" gardens

Zen gardens are Japanese rock gardens, influenced by Zen Buddhism. Gravel or sand, raked or not raked, symbolizes sea, ocean, rivers or lakes. Rock / alpine gardens use rocks or stones, along with plants native to rocky or alpine environments.

Plants and trees
- changed with season
- sculpted to maintain and enhance experience
- structure determined by the architecture

Zen garden's layout:

  • gravel/sand (ocean)
  • rocks (islands)

Xeriscape gardens

Implementing practices such as planting native species of grass and other vegetation that require less water

Landscape with reduce water
-Attractive landscape with water-efficient plants.
- Little or no maintenance
- full advantage of rainfall retention

Xerogardening is gardening in ways that eliminates the need for water from irrigation.
- Low or no supplies of fresh water applications
- Low water consumption of imported or .
- Less time and work for maintenance
- Gardening simpler and less stressful

Flower gardens

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