Sunday, July 29, 2007

A Checklist Before You Begin Your Own Garden Landscaping

If you’ve decided you’d like to design and landscape your own garden there a few things you should take into consideration

before you begin to draw up your plans. Doing this may save you a lot of time and money in the long run.

Are you planning to use what you already have to your best advantage: rather than pulling plants and digging up rocks, can

they be used in your new design?

Does the area to be landscaped need protection from the wind or sun: Should you plant a tall tree in a certain area to shade

your house and help keep it cool in summer or provide other protection from the elements? Perhaps you’d like more privacy in which case you may decide on certain tall bushes etc.

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