Amazing Home Makeovers
Goal: Garden in a Weekend
Tackle that bare spot in your yard, and transform it from boring to something to cheer about.
Step No. 1
Most importantly, pick a manageable area that can be completed in one day. Our space, shown here, was 20 x 90 feet. Remove sod, roots, rocks, or other debris, and amend soil with compost. Smooth area with a stiff metal rake so that soil is slightly higher in the center. Do this prior to planting day, if possible.