For a new or even for an experienced gardener, the foremost problem is weeds which grow out on their beloved plants in their fondly laid out gardens. While there could be many solutions, one tried and tested method is to plant a careful mix of shrubs and flowers in the garden or a bed in the lawn. On one hand, it allows the opportunity to grow a variety of plants it also does not allow weeds to grow by filling in the spaces. Mixed Shrubs and flower beds are also comparatively easier to look after. Such beds can also be used to border a line of trees or taller plants.
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