When you move into a new home, or want to update the one you have, planning a garden is a great way to personalize it to fit your style. Where do you start? If you search on a site such as Pinterest, you’re bound to get overwhelmed with all the great ideas and want to implement too many at once. However, there are rules when it comes to landscape design that every person should keep in mind when thinking about starting a garden.
When thinking about what a garden is, you might think of rows of neatly planted vegetables or perhaps a haphazard mix of wildflowers. In reality, almost any type of outdoor enclosed space could be considered a garden. Of course, this is not helpful when you are trying to decide among the hundreds of landscape design possibilities you have in your head. However, if you want your garden to be a place to feel safe and relaxed, away from the stresses of the world, this can be a helpful guideline. [Read more…]