There comes a point when everyone's garden starts to look a little overgrown. It's very exciting and satisfying when plants first start filling in, but all too soon the thugs take over or lush simply turns to chaos. Before you run for the back hoe to tear all the plants out and start over, consider the following 5 ways to make your garden look better immediately, with a minimum of effort. These ideas won't make garden maintenance go away, but they will help keep your garden looking good, by giving it definition. The following photos illustrate simple time proven techniques for spiffing up your garden in an afternoon or two.