Raised Garden Bed Construction: If using timber, ensure that it is an untreated hardwood to prevent the risk of chemicals leaching into the soil. Pine that was treated using chromated copper arsenate, or CCA, contains a toxic chemical mix for preserving timber which can be drawn up into the plants and eat part or all of the plant. A common approach is to use timber sleepers joined with steel rods to hold them together.
'Rounded Collection II' by Arwyn Quick. Still life which of a studio pottery vase, a hand-made ceramic flower holder, an African poker-work gourd and a sprig of skimmia from the front garden. Graphite on paper. 10" by 14"
Lines etch the paving as well; to create them, the designers pressed pieces of rebar and all-thread rods into the poured-in-place concrete before it hardened. Sunny-hued angelita daisies, chosen because they can take the considerable reflected heat, fill the slots.