Garden Design Exposed!

Secrets For Do It Yourself Landscapers

We’ve all been led to believe that only our friendly neighborhood landscape designer has the necessary skills to design gardens, often to the tune of thousands of dollars.

But with only a few secrets, you can become your own landscape designer. You do not have to be a professional to achieve professional results. You can lose the designer and keep the great design.

Garden Design Exposed! Secrets For Do It Yourself Landscapers

Learn to love YOUR garden by learning these garden design secrets!

You will be surprised at how SIMPLE some of these “secrets” are.  I hope to help you take the mystery out of garden design by sharing with you what I have learned over the years by trial and error. 

Take a journey toward the exquisite, attractive garden you’ve always dreamed of.  Pore over these pages to learn how designers think, how they prepare, and what they do to give you a beautiful garden. 

Then go do it yourself! 

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Design Perspectives

Color Values

Color Schemes

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Rules of Composition

Visual Balance

Color and Mood

Designing Spaces

Visual Texture

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Rhythm and Motion

Spatial Organization

Garden Video Highlight: 

How to Plan a Garden

presented by BHG

I am sharing this video because I think it does a great job of quickly and simply presenting some of the major design secrets that this website is about.  It is approximately 2 minutes, 45 seconds long.


Designing Garden Features!

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Water Features

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Design a Focal Point

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Decorative Garden Accents

What’s YOUR Planting Zone? 

Check it out here!

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Garden Foundations

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Types of Soil

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Soil Amendments

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Landscape Grading

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Soil pH

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Do Your Own Home Soil Test

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Home Soil Test Kits

Popular Landscaping Tips!

Container Gardening!

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Container Gardens

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Staging with Container Gardening

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Designing a Container Garden

Must Read Books
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