A well known idea for a Japanese garden is the rock garden and they are much more orderly than other ideas. In a way the rocks represent the mountains in nature and pebbles and other small stones can create the image of a river bedding. Small Japanese trees and shrubs
If you have the time, space, interest and budget, then you’re ready to start designing your patio garden. Always set aside some time for planning and organizing before going all hands-on on your patio garden. It’s not all about fixing and hard work, you really need time to plan everything
Wooden structures like pergolas and arches enable vertical planting and provide height. A heavily planted pergola placed against a boundary wall blurs the edges of the garden and suggests extra space beyond. Paint a black rectangle on the wall at the end of the pergola to suggest an entrance to
When you do your garden design, you don’t limit yourself to space; you limit yourself to time and interest. If you don’t see yourself working on your flower garden designs, then this isn’t for you. Designing your garden requires time and effort and of course, your interest in engaging yourself
To provide a definitive guide on garden design I would need to be writing a 500-page book, so we will only look at the absolute basics in this article. One thing I have learnt over the past twenty plus years as a garden designer is that few of us are
Your own level of interest is the key factor to consider when making a decision to have your garden designed and constructed by professionals or taking on the project yourself. It will cost you a great deal of money and the chances are that it won’t give you as much
A good garden designer will open a magic box of inspiration and imagination. We show you what other enthusiastic gardeners have done, and how others have made the most of potentially insurmountable plot issues.
Many people think a plan is not necessary when they are landscaping a very small garden, whereas the absolute opposite is true. It is especially important to prepare a plan where space is limited to ensure that the finished garden meets the practical requirements and looks great too. Preparing a
Every garden benefits from good garden design. Whatever your expectations are, planning and design are essential. One of the first questions I ask a client (as a design consultant) is ”what do you want from your garden?” The planning will focus on these needs and create a personalized garden that
Raised gardens can come in many unique shapes, sizes, and numbers. You can choose to have one large garden, or two or three smaller ones. Smaller gardens seem to be much easier to care for.
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