Whether you are starting a brand new garden or have decided your existing garden could do with a facelift, you need a plan. Take the time to sit down and decide what you want from your garden, this really does pay off in the long run.
Firstly, who is the garden for? A single person, a young couple, family, children, elderly person or a disabled person. Also are there pets? The requirements are vastly different for each of these. The young couple may both working full time and want a low maintenance garden for entertaining. The elderly person may have the time to garden but may not be as agile and so the mowing the lawn becomes a difficulty. They may require raised beds to attend their plants. Read more