Design Tips

Design Tip #7 – How to give your garden a facelift

Pamela Rawlins

Some questions to ask yourself:

  1. First of all step back and look critically at your garden.
  2. What do you like about your garden?
  3. What don’t you like about your garden?
  4. What is essential?
  5. What is missing?
  6. If you want to add a feature – why is this?
  7. Do you have a gap to fill? Do you need to focus for the eye? For example adding a sculpture
  8. Before you buy anything new think – can I move things around especially the plants and shrubs
  9. If you are changing your hard landscaping such as paths, walls, decking etc, ask should I throw this away or is it just a matter of reusing it elsewhere – recycle where possible.
  10. Think less is more – simplify…..

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