So, this is probably the one you have been waiting for. The design one. So, no spoilers – let’s get straight to the homework because it’s all homework now.
It is simple:
Draw a design for your garden! He said like it was the easiest thing in the world.
But we can do this at several levels.
I will post a video covering some simple measurement techniques and I have noted some resources at the bottom of the page.
There are a whole range of drawing programmes available from the simple “Paint” to full-on CAD/ CAM design software. As ever I can’t recommend any specific software merely provide a limited list of some of the software available.
Think about all the elements you are looking to incorporate: –
Remember to think about the relative heights of the plants you propose, when they flower, the colours of buds and flowers, the area they will cover and how much ground cover you actually want…. and if you are looking for help then BALI has a directory of contractors who can help – https://www.bali.org.uk/members/directory/
There is a huge range of advice on planning and designing a garden, so I won’t duplicate it here. But there are some common themes:
…..and of course, we have all sorts of articles on our website to help you work out how to go about designing and building your garden.
https://youtu.be/QhNQ76ihIQA – Wildflower Meadow
https://youtu.be/Q7Glm-cyqsw – Bees