Think garden designs can only be created by master gardeners?
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With these simple tips, you too can be on the way to creating beautifully designed garden areas in no time at all.
All good garden plans have a few things in common.
As you work with and become comfortable using the basic elements of design listed below, you'll amaze yourself with how many different ways you can beautifully put together a variety of flowers and plants.Beginner Basics To Keep in Mind:
Along with these beginner basics, there is yet one other item of importance when planning your beautiful garden areas:
Sketch It Out
Grab some paper and a pencil. You can make your drawing as simple or elaborate as you wish... but do make a sketch of where you think you'd like to place your various plants, accents etc. in your gardening area. This will give you a general idea of what the area will look like. Use colored pencils or crayons to help you visualize the color scheme also if you'd like.
Apart from using flowers to add color to an area, different colored foliage can be used to great effect to create interest, and shrubs in general need much less maintenance than flowers.
You'll soon be on your way to creating beautiful designs for your garden areas.
As you work with designing your garden areas and grow in confidence of your abilities, remember this garden saying to help you beautifully combine the flowers and plants you use:
"Put a roundy by a frilly by a spiky ... and add a floppy."
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