Like any other talent, being able to create an amazing landscape design requires a significant amount of skill and imagination. That being said, proper landscape design is not just a case of someone looking at a blank sheet of paper or a blank computer screen and randomly inserting plants, walkways, a lawn, and some garden furniture.
If a landscape design is going to work it needs to follow some simple, but essential principles. That does not mean to say that a landscape designers, even those who are beginners, cannot apply their own inspirational ideas to the design but it at least needs to have some level of order and logic to it.
As such, outlined below are the 5 principles which we believe you should apply to any landscape design, especially if you are a beginner, and are starting out on your very first one.
#1 Determine What Your Overall Goal Is
The first stage in any plan, including landscape design, is to initially establish what it is you want to achieve from it – whether it be a pool restoration or a new outdoor kitchen. By knowing that you can then implement and add elements within your design that will help to achieve your goals for the area you are designing for. You do not necessarily have to start the design but rather makes notes about how you would want it to look and possibly what ambience you would like to create.Read More