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West Coast Gardener - How to Fix Bad Landscaping -
by Katie Kroeker, Owner/Designer, Pacific Ridge Landscapes – Whether you bought a new house and inherited a landscape that doesn’t work for you, or heaven forbid, you paid for professional landscaping and don’t like the finished result, bad landscapes happen to good people. The first step to correct the situation is to identify the problem. Poor plant choices. These include trees that have outgrown the space around them, struggling shrubs and perennials, or a mishmash of colour. Solution: Remove them. There is nothing wrong with taking healthy trees and shrubs to the compost. They will break down and their nutrients …