Creating a Mailbox Garden
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Creating a mailbox garden is a simple way to add some curb appeal to your home. Whether you use colorful perennials or evergreen plants, you can create a beautiful “welcome” for your visitors.
Spray outline of desired garden bed around mailbox.
Scalp existing turf with lawn mower or weed eater.
Lay 3-5 sheets of newspaper over scalped area, watering as you go.
Add soil/compost mix to outlined area: depth: 12-36 inches.
Plant into mound.
Add 1” of decorative mulch.