A brand new, fresh asphalt parking lot or driveway is a beautiful thing. The crisp lines, smooth surface, and consistent black color make it very visually appealing. But what about old asphalt? Far too often we see asphalt that has not been well maintained and has quickly become weak, deteriorated, bumpy, and ugly. This outcome is not inevitable. Doing just a few simple things can keep your asphalt in good working order for decades.
Properly planning your vegetable garden may be the single most important step in toward the most bountiful crops and plentiful harvest possible. Some gardeners wait until the last minute to think about their gardens and end up just plopping the plants into the ground without much thought. It’s never too early to start planning your garden, and her are a few things to consider while you’re doing it: