The Q&A Archives: Design

Question: Hi, we have a section of lawn approx 5' by 30' long that is bordered by our driveway and a sidewalk. I want to remove that section and am looking for a novel idea for replacement. We live in Zone 8. Any ideas? Thanks for your input.

Answer: How about a theme garden? If it's sunny, you can plant herbs. Or, choose annuals and perennials that bloom in a single color such as all yellow or all pink. You can plant a butterfly garden, a fragrance garden, or a cutting garden. The Burpee catalog lists several collections of pre-designed gardens which include both seeds and plans. Check them out online, or order a catalog ( Enjoy your new garden!

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