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How to Lay Flagstone on Decomposed Granite

Flagstone is a type of natural stone that is commonly used as paving slabs for patios and floor surfaces. Decomposed granite, composed of small pieces of granite, is a type of material used to help create a sturdy foundation when installing a flagstone patio without mortar. There are many benefits to this type of building material, such as the fact that it& 39;s normally less expensive and easier to use than mortar.
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Cleyera Shrubs

Cleyera (Ternstroemia gymnanthera) stands out among other evergreen shrubs with its colorful, glossy foliage. Cleyera provides year-round interest and demands little care, but you should understand its needs and traits before you plant one.It& 39;s a LookerReaching 8 to 10 feet tall with a 6-foot spread, cleyera makes an assertive addition to the yard.
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Tibouchina Dwarf Care

Gardeners living in frost-free areas of the United States can liven up their gardens with dwarf tibouchina (Tibouchina spp.). This Brazilian native is hardy and will flourish with little care.IdentificationDwarf tibouchina is related to the Tibouchina urvilleana, which grows much larger than the dwarf.
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When to Cut Back Brown-Eyed Susans

Comstock/Comstock/Getty ImagesBrown-eyed Susans are bright brown and yellow flowers that grow in excess of 36 inches tall. Also known as Black-eyed Susans or Common black-eyed Susan, according to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Rudbeckia hirta -- the plant& 39;s scientific name -- contains narrow yellow petals with a dark colored, round center.
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How to Get Rid of Carpet Grass

Carpet grass is a creeping warm season grass native to the West Indies. The most effective control is a properly maintained and healthy lawn or herbicidal application.Control the spread of carpet grass by properly fertilizing the turf. Follow label directions in application rates and frequency. Carpet grass will not tolerate fertilizers with a high nitrogen level.
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Flowers That Come From Bulbs

Agapanthus image by Fraser Cambridge from Fotolia.comBulbs are never-fail flowers at least for the first year of blooming. Cut open an onion that has started to sprout, and you& 39;ll see that plant. Give bulbs the right conditions, and most have them will reward you with year-after-year of bright flowers.
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