I learned this trick for warming your soil in the spring from a very well respected gardening expert in our area. He taught it to us as part of our Master Gardening course. Warming the soil in the spring for early planting is really pretty easy. All it takes is a nice big piece of clear plastic.

Most modern gardens are based on a geometric plan, in which the horizontal lines of the rectangular surfaces suggest the idea of movement. The vertical lines of the trees, hedges or walls ensure the necessary balance. The materials are chosen based on their quality and texture effects – wooden floors, concrete, tiles and decorative gravel have the capacity of making the surfaces they cover look bigger and often interrupted by water surfaces or odd-shaped trees. Modern Garden Design Ideas