Do you think you lack the skills needed to re-imagine or design your landscape? Well, hold on… because you’re in luck! With a few simple tips we will walk you through the steps to lay out a landscape you’ll love!
Step 2: Draw your landscape using a birds-eye view. Include key features that will remain a part of your landscape like existing trees or planting beds. Tip: Make copies of your drawing as your plan will evolve and change as you get focused on a final plan.
Step 3: Write out your desired landscaping goals. Do you want a patio for hosting a party? A garden for planting? A big lawn for the dogs? A small sitting area? Add your goals to the plan. It is helpful to work from big to small. If you know you want a paver patio, add/draw that first then work towards smaller items.
Step 4: Define your style. Look to the exterior of your home to guide you in your design choices. A traditional home works well with a variety of landscapes, but a modern home looks best with simple plantings and clean lines. Keep this style in mind as you buy materials and decor.
Step 5: Add points of interest. Here are a few ideas…
Now that you have you have a plan in place, stop by GE Landscape Supply or visit our website to discuss or review material options. We have the expertise to answer your questions and landscape supplies such as: topsoil, decorative rock, mulch, pavers, fire pits, and more. It’s your yard and all you have to do is… Dream it. Design it. Build it.
Published: March 4, 2020