Even the best of intentions can create the worst of landscape designs if you aren’t strategic about it. You may end up with a yard that’s nearly impossible to maintain, not to mention incredibly expensive. So when you sit down with your landscape professional, keep these 8 landscape strategies from HGTV in mind.
DON’T forget to leave room for machines
DO create a focal point
DON’T choose a symmetrical design
DO limit the number of curves
DON’T let shrubbery overtake your house
DO add movement to your garden
DON’T leave problematic features
DO find the right plant for the right spot
Next week we’ll talk more about lawn care best practices and the importance of regular maintenance. See you then!