Gardening doesnt have to be an expensive hobby. Some of the most beautiful gardens Ive ever grown cost me nothing but sweat and sore muscles and paid off with the kind of satisfaction youll never get from a paid-for landscape. Throughout the spring and summer, I have the pleasure of tending the miniature rose bush I got for Mothers Day six years ago, the Virginia bluebells that grew in my mothers garden, the border of hostas that my son dug up from behind a neighboring store (with the store owners permission, of course!) It is a found garden a friendship garden a special garden that was never planned, and is all the more beautiful because of it.
Building a Found Garden takes a bit of foresight but just a bit. To start, youll need three things:
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