To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.
The purpose of foundation plantings is to hide unattractive parts of the foundation of a house from view and to anchor the home to the site.
Learn about the importance of the pathway through your garden, on this Focus On Flowers.
The name "foxglove" seems to have evolved from "folk's glove." There was an ancient superstition that if you picked a foxglove you would offend the "fairies."