Basic Principles of Garden Design

Before we do any planting and design, we will make a good walk around. List the items. The plants are there thousands of years and know the climate. It is best to plant that which grows in the surrounding area.

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Consult a specialist garden designer. Like all specialists, at shallow time will amortise his remuneration. You will avoid, mistakes, expensive or pointless maintenance and end up with a beautiful garden.

Plants with the same needs are planted together. It is much easier to handle the needs of a group, instead of each plant separately. Alongside there is a big economy in water, fertilizers and work.

Attention to maintenance. The more exotic the plant, the more demanding and expensive maintenance. For this reason, it is sure to be damaged from a little carelessness or from severe weather. Think carefully before planting plants foreign to the climate of your area.

Little water or inclined position or barren rocky terrain? Great. Aromatic plants and brushwood, which will hold the soil. It is a beautiful solution. As beautiful as the Greek islands. They need minimal care and are used in cooking, but also give fine tea tonics which abroad are very expensive.

Fruit trees and a small and easy orchard
It's beautiful if placed properly and at shallow time will amortise the full cost of the garden, without any particular treatments, if done correctly.
Avoid father in law who knows from those with the right tool-shovel, rue etc. - and consult a specialist garden designer .


Try to imitate nature. Widest possible variety of plants and shrubs. Architectural elements such as rock gardens, ponds, canals and ditches allow to be earned again a natural balance and favor the presence of animals useful in your small ecosystem such as birds, hedgehogs, frogs and many insects that do not allow the harmful to cause damage to your garden.