Grassy bed - "snail"
Jun 25, 2018
The spiral-like "snail" bed has the advantage that it allows to create conditions for a wide variety of grasses in a small area. In a limited area for plants, both wet soil areas and dry places will be presented, depending on the requirements of different plant species. It is created by the different levels
of stones Hill sleep garden soil and twine wall of natural stone
B top of the spiral placed more heat-loving plants, such as sage, thyme, lavender, rosemary and oregano. In the middle part, representatives of the local flora are planted. Moisture-loving plants occupy the lower part of the spiral - moistened soil areas near the
reservoir of her bed with respect to the soil surface.
To create a "snail" you need a sunny place with a diameter of not less than 3 m. In the middle of the circle of stones a hill 50-70 cm high is built, which retains heat and is a kind of drainage. The hill is covered with the existing garden land with the addition of sand and is renewed with a stalk of natural stone or cobblestones, which serves as a support and gives the garden a complete view.
The indisputable advantage of the "snail" is decorativeness, which allows it to serve as an element of garden decoration. The "snail" bed should be oriented so that its "tail" with a pond located on it and a site for plants growing on moist soils is on the south side.
In place of the pond lay a waterproof film( the diameter of the pond should be at least 75 cm).You can also create a pond by digging an open barrel or an old boiler into the ground in such a way that only the water surface can be seen.
Plants for planting of the spiral on gryadke- "snail": Sump watercress, all kinds of mint / sorrel, chives, garlic, borage, calendula, parsley / chervil, anise, wormwood, mugwort dosage, lovage, fennel / dill / tarragon, rosemary, mountain savory, hyssop, purgative, thyme, sage.
The water surface to a certain extent forms a microclimate on the bed- "snail".For example, if a strong sun or, conversely, when the night frosts, via
optimum set of herbs, vegetables and pryanoaromaticheskih plants for a bed-Snails ": Sump watercress, types of mint, chive / garlic, borage, calendula, parsley / kupyr, anise, absinthium, Artemisia dosage, lovage, fennel / dill / tarragon, rosemary, summer savory, hyssop, sedum, thyme and sage
The bed for growing greenery on a per family: 1. 1 2. 1 lovage wormwood.bitter 3. 3 fennel and 3 tarragon 4. 1 angelica and 2 wormwood. 5. 2 lavender 6. 4 rosemary 7. dill 8. borage 9 - coriander( from 7 to 9 are sown) 10. 3 sage 11. 11 apple mint 12. lemon balm 13. 3 rows of sorrel.14. 6 horseradish 15. peppermint 16. wormwood 17. 3 hyssops 18. 3 oregano 20. 5 lemon thyme 21. 4 mountain savory 22. Garden savory( sown) 23. Bow-chopping.24. Winter onions 25 - Garlic 26. Basil 27. Parsley 28. Marjoram 29. Portulac( from 26 to 29 are sown).30. White mustard.31-3 anise.32. The Kupyr.33. Nasturtium.34. Cress salad( from 32 to 34 are sown)
fumes maintained by the average temperature regime.
The pond and its surrounding area moist soil plant moisture-loving plants: in the water sump grow watercress, sweet flag, vodokras, fragrant Helon, in an area with moist soil - sorrel, all kinds of mint, and several other aromatic plants. In the soil designed to fill the "snail", you can add compost and due to this increase the amount of nutrients. Planting plants, you should pay attention to the fact that high varieties of mint were located until the middle of the "snail".On the northern side of the garden are planted shade-tolerant grasses - fennel, caraway, lovage and, possibly, parsley. In the wet sector are sown well cress, mint varieties and sorrel. Between the stones that form the hill at the top of the "snail", the mountain savory and the