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Do you know any garden planner for Mac or Web?

Do you know any garden planner for Mac or Web where I could make garden plans like this? Something that has free tier. Cool feature would be if I could upload a photo like this, and it would lay out ...
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How do I plan a flower border using bulbs?

First year gardening so I'm on a steep learning curve. I was at my local nursery today and saw that they had a whole slew of early to mid-spring flower bulbs out for sale and it got me excited for ...
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Input on garden layout plan

I am planning to grow a new vegetable/herb garden. I am relatively new to gardening, so could use any feedback on the attached layout I have created. Some of the herbs have started growing indoors, ...
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First time gardener looking for a critique of my 2020 plan and answers to a several questions that came up in the process!

Greeting earth whisperers, It's that time of the year again where I plan to start a garden, but never get around it and say "next year, for sure!" Except this time, I want to actually follow through ...
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When to remove trees for new landscape

I am planning for a landscape project. I wish to start construction in 9 months. In this project I plan to remove many 20-foot-tall trees. They are badly sited, and becoming a serious problem. I ...
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Methodology and resources for planning a perennial flower garden

I'm new to landscaping and completely unfamiliar with different types of flowers and bulbs. What is the best way to plan a small perennial flower garden? Is there a website with charts comparing ...
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Planting and landscaping around a grave

This is a graveyard in South Asia. My goal is to grow some plants covering the rather bare area. What kind of plants would thrive here? From trees, flowering plants to ground covers. Plus, something ...
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London garden lawn and tree positioning

I have a west facing garden in London. The back of the garden gets sun from about 8/9am and the kitchen patio (you can just see the drainage at the bottom of the picture) gets sun from about 11am. The ...
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Need rock garden plant and layout guidance

I am converting a small fountain and pond into a rock garden. Space to work with is about 2' x 4'. So far, I have Anouk Lavender in the top-left corner, Blue Star Juniper in the bottom-right corner ...
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What guidelines should I follow when planning out my garden?

I am planning out a vegetable garden that will have 3 large raised boxes. I have made a list of what I want to grow. How do I figure out a good location for each type of vegetable? My list includes: ...
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Is a 3 foot wide raised bed versatile enough?

I have a small area of 15 feet by 10 feet and am thinking of doing three 3 foot by 8 foot beds with about 2 feet in between each. But I could also do two large beds instead like two 5 foot by 8 foot ...
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What is the ideal onion spacing/layout?

I purchased some onions to plant in a small planter on my apartment balcony. The planter also contains some lettuces/greens, parsley, basil, and sage. The onions came in a little box as nursery plants ...
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What are some good landscape design planning softwares? [closed]

My goal is to create a landscape plan/map for my yard. So, basically, the first step is to create a scale drawing of my lot. I recently attended a couple of local workshops on "site planning". In the ...
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