Thinking of adding onto the landscape of you home? Designing your own garden gives you a great chance to personalize the outside of your house and really make it feel like your home.
Picking a space for your garden is obviously important. You have an idea of what you want to put where when you start to think about a new landscape. Well there are a few ideas to keep in mind when planning out this space.
Amount of Light
Plants need to correct amount of light to flourish. Most plants purchased at a nursery or hardware store will have a light recommendation tag. They usually say one of the following: full shade, partial shade, partial sun, or full sun. Below are what these terms mean.
Picking the plant for your garden is probably the funnest part of designing a garden. You can let your imagination go as far as you would like. There are a few bits of information to keep in mind when picking your plants.
The garden soil for your new landscaping is what will help your shrubs and trees to grow strong. The best thing to do is have a soil test done. You can either get a soil test kit at the hardware store, nursery or local college. A soil test will tell you what your soil needs to keep your plant healthy. We recommend adding fresh soil to your existing soil for any new landscape project.
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If you would simply like some advice on landscaping, please contact us and we will be more than happy to help.