Landscaping is the one gardening endeavor that can consume lots and lots of your time and energy. If you are thinking of tackling it on a grand scale, you will need some major preparation. If you were to consider hiring a professional landscaper, you would most probably find that the costs would be quite horrendous.
Now that’s fine if money is no object, but I personally get great pleasure from my own endeavors, gardening is after all my great passion in life.
I would strongly suggest however, that you have a clear idea in your mind about how you would like your garden to look, rather than simply starting off without a clear plan in mind.
Having said all that, here are simple but indispensable tips to guide you in making your landscaping activities extremely rewarding.
Draw Your Landscape Plan.
However not just any plan. It needs to be a well thought out landscape plan, or you are certainly doomed to lose money as well as time and energy. You really need to take account of the style
and function of your landscape, and a good idea of the plants that you also want to include. Focus on that area where you spend most of your time,...