Designing your own garden is great to do but you must be careful that you don't fall fowl of one of the most important aspects of garden planning... There is a worrying condition that threatens to thwart good garden design... The condition is called tapemeasureaphobia. A bit of a mouthful to say, but it's no laughing matter, there are some fairly serious consequences to … [Read more...] about Do you suffer from the phobia that affects new gardeners?
Archives for October 2009
Why would you want to design your garden, you have better things to do with your time - right? Well only you can answer that but if you want a really good garden then, I'll answer it for you - YES, you most definitely do need to plan a garden! Still not convinced landscape planning is worth all the effort? OK, let's go with the assumption that you have a zillion other … [Read more...] about Why Having a Garden Plan Saves Time & Money
Garden and landscape design are really just getting the planting right isn't it? In a word, NO! SO many people make the mistake of thinking the KEY to a great garden is the plants... Plants ARE important - they are just not THE most important thing when it comes to garden design. I can feel the tut tutting as you are reading this - 'not about plants, what's she … [Read more...] about Garden design – that’s just about where you put plants, isn’t it?