carpet bedding

carpet bedding

Beds in which small annual plants with ornamental foliage or flowers, and perhaps gravel-filled sections as well, are arranged in patterns to be seen from above.
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The judges also visited The Usual Place and Catherine Street Park and Moat Brae; Dumfries Train Station, Summerhill Community Centre and Burns Statue with its carpet bedding; Buccleuch Street, the Brig House Museum, Market Square, and took a walk over the Devorgilla Bridge to Whitesands, before chatting to children from St Andrew's Nursery, Brooke Street, about the planted tubs.
In North Tyneside, a combination of annual and perennial flowers has been sown on suitable roundabouts, replacing ranks of carpet bedding like pansies and geraniums.
There is a great tradition of using them as carpet bedding plants, along with houseleeks (sempervivums) and echeverias to create wonderful whirls, swirls and elaborate patterns.
Sedums are compact and ideal for smaller gardens or There is a great tradition of using them as carpet bedding plants, along with houseleeks (sempervivums) and echeverias to create wonderful whirls, swirls and elaborate patterns.
Carpet bedding has never been used by the council before and has been a popular style of gardening since Victorian times.
Since then, its condition has deteriorated: the hands haven't turned in eight years, and it is now planted like an ordinary flower bed, instead of in the traditional 'carpet bedding' style which gave it its original impressive look.
But Alison says the clock's future isn't secure yet: with a cost of up to [pounds sterling]5,000 a year for maintenance and the labour-intensive carpet bedding process, the attraction could fall into disrepair again if it can't continue to attract donations and sponsorship.
He was a pioneer of carpet bedding - clipping plants into designs that look like a woven carpet.
Floral would be a large decorative clock with the clock face formed by carpet bedding where different seasonal and perennial flowers would be arranged in aesthetic manner while fascinating landscape would be carried out in the surroundings of the clock, he added.
A Paralympian and a runner will greet people using the main gates into Ropner Park while discus and javelin throwers are situated next to the carpet bedding.
We have the Victorians to thank for flower beds and carpet bedding, a tradition upheld in parks and gardens ever since, with displays ranging from floral clocks to 3D collages of Wombles!