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FIVE GUIDELINES ON LANDSCAPE DESIGNING FOR BEGINNERS

FIVE GUIDELINES ON LANDSCAPE DESIGNING FOR BEGINNERS

A beautifully landscaped yard gives a home more appeal. The exterior of the home is the first thing people will judge your home on. Whether you wish to design a yard that is a blank canvas or one that just needs to be touched up, there are some ideas that can help you achieve what you want.

  1. Come up with a rough sketch– list down the things that you want your yard to contain. It could be a patch of grass, a play area for the children a small garden or even a fountain. Put your thoughts on paper and determine where you would like each feature located.
  2. Consider nature elements- Bear in mind the location of the sun in relation to the features you want to add. Also, think about the direction in which the wind blows so that you will not have to worry about fires getting extinguished. Have a sitting area that faces the sunset so that you can enjoy the warmth of the afternoon sun.
  3. Enjoy the process– You do not have to do everything all at once, as doing so could easily be overwhelming. Working slowly and seeing your yard come alive will be a fulfilling experience. It will give you room to even think of some changes before making decisions that you could hate in the future.
  4. Consult a professional– There is no harm in wanting to do things professionally even for a beginner. Look up expert landscape designers in your area who could give you a few pointers and ideas on what to do with your space.
  5. Have an open mind- You may have a strong mindset on how you want your yard to look like, but it helps to be open to other ideas. The people you consult may have proposals that are not exactly in line with what you want, but a little flexibility of thought may work in your favor.

If you are a beginner and wish to be guided on how to go about your landscaping get in touch with our team.