Well, that’s all about setting up your goals. The next thing you need to do is chalk out a design for your landscape garden that you want to set up in your yard. The job becomes much easier and organized if you have landscaping software. Nonetheless, you can still use paper and colored pencils for the sketch and design of your landscape. Wondering how? Read further!
- Do create a simple scaled drawing of the proposed site for landscape. Draw out utilities, walks, and driveways. Do remember to take note of the paved surface area as well. Determine where you would like the flower beds, patios, vegetable garden and play spot.
- Do show up with arrows on the sketch, sun angles and even winds in winter and summer. You also need to circle the area of your yard where you would probably need wind protection or shade
- Do indicate those areas of your landscape where height or width is restricted; mark those areas where drainage is not up to the mark and places of still water. You should also make notes of the trees and plants already existing in the proposed area for the landscape garden.
Above all, when you sketch your landscape garden, do not forget to take into consideration of your family habits and needs. The best approach to my mind is that you shall draw up a design that best suits their heart’s aspiration. You can always discuss with you family on the design rather than you making it a one-man show.
Survey Available Materials
The next thing to do in the process of planning garden, after you have zeroed in on a scintillating design of the landscape garden, you will have to take a stock of the materials required for the whole project and the approximate cost. It’s always a better idea that a well-planned list is in place for all the materials you need to execute the project. The things might include benches, plants, rocks, bricks so on and so forth depending on your plan. Importantly, the labor cost also shall be calculated.
Once you have finalized how much you are going to spend on your dream landscape, you can now freely decide on when to kick start the project.
So, these are the fundamental steps involved in any landscaping planning. Just the basics do matter a lot in the proper execution of the project and the envisaged outcome. If you dream to have a fascinating home in and out, lend it with a super interior design in sync with your beautiful landscape.