How to design amazing gardens
3 Stages of Garden Design:
There are 3 main phases when you are planning a garden
- Creating the layout
- Planning the planting
- Adding finishing touches
Our aim to show how YOU can make YOUR garden better.
Creating the Layout
Garden design can seem quite complex. What should go where, and what does the garden need? There are so many elements to consider – terms like; form, function, flow, balance, and proportion are often used describe the design process. But we don’t think these help the average gardener – they are meaningless words.
Instead we’ve created a short video below that explains how to design your garden. There’s no a mention of form, function or flow; just simple, sensible and practical advice!
Planning the Planting
This is undoubtedly one of the hardest areas to plan, especially if you don’t know much about plants.
Fortunately you have found us – and our aim IS to make gardening easier for you.
Here are some simple ways to help you plan and choose plants for the garden.
- Work with your weather.
- Check the Size in 5
- Fill the 3 dimensional space.
All is explained in the short video below.
Happy contented plants look better and grow better – which means it’s easier to keep the garden looking amazing.
Visit our designs shop to see the range of border planting ideas created to make planning your garden easier still.
See we really do try to make gardening easier!
Gardens don’t have to cost thousands to be amazing, or do they have to be expensively designed themed spaces. It just needs to work for you.
Garden design advice written with you in mind
- Fabulous pre-designed planting plans for every corner of the garden
- Realistic design ideas for normal sized gardens
- Garden makeovers
- Advice to help you understand how to design YOUR garden
- How do you choose plants for the garden
- What to do if your garden has….
- Garden design principles you really need to know
- Beginners guides to making a garden