When you begin a design process there are questions that need to be answered to create a personal garden. Here are a few to get you started
How will the garden be used?
- Entertaining/ private space
- Viewing/ walking
- Cutting garden
- Veggie or fruit garden
- Children and animals
What are some colors and/or textures that excite you?
- Bright colors
- Monochromatic colors
- Pastels or soft colors
- Various textures- soft, rigid, course
Does the garden have any elements that need to stay or be reused?
- Plants. trees etc that fit the design
- Special objects such as an old fountain, stones etc
Do you need or want certain elements in the garden such as-
- Irrigation including micro-drip
- Mood lighting
Do you want new garden elements to enhance the garden space?
- Water feature
- What do you love?
- Save pictures to show what really excites you
- Take pictures of other gardens
Having an idea what your budget is will help me to create a beautiful garden of your dreams — Lovely gardens come in all sizes with all kinds of price tags. Having a base price to work with… helps me, and you to prioritize what elements are needed in the garden and what elements are the ‘frosting on the cake’.
Keeping the integrity of the finished garden is an area that can make or break the long term quality of the garden. We serve most of the South Bay in fine gardening maintenance either on a weekly or quarterly basis. Please call to see if we work in your area.