minimum width garden border

The size of your flower garden depends largely on the type you want. A perennial border bed along a fence or structure will only have a width of 2 or 3 feet but a length as long as needed. The bed's narrow width allows for easy access to all of the flowers and doesn't overwhelm since it is meant as a border. 【Get Price】

Definition and Usage. The border-width property sets the width of an element's four borders. This property can have from one to four values. Examples: border-width: thin medium thick 10px; 【Get Price】

Very wide borders require pro-portionately more ground planus and maintenance. A border 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft) wide is a good size but needs access from both sides or a few central stepping stones for ease of maintenance. A border can be as long as the garden scarcely more than its own width or anything in between. 【Get Price】

Border gardens can be filled with a variety of plants including flowers shrubs and even small trees. There is no hard and fast rule about how wide garden borders should be. If you plan ahead they can be almost any width. If you have a small area that you'd like to line with borders keep things narrow. A 1 to 1. 【Get Price】

I'm a novice gardener and so would be very grateful of any advice on the recommended width of a border. I'd like to create a border parallel to the garden fence. I've laid out 3 wooden posts on the ground which mark out the proposed width of the border which is set at 5ft (1.5m) as you can see in the pictures. 【Get Price】

Whether you like a landscaped formal look or would like to create a natural garden follow these tips from horticulturalist Matt James and create luscious thriving garden borders. Find more gorgeous garden ideas in our feature full of stunning borders planting tips and more ways to use your outside space. 【Get Price】