Step 2-How to design a backyard garden

Get my new garden design guide-“The Garden Design Process”-now! -Background music: The second step of my seven-step garden design guide-a DIY garden design guide that will take you from the idea in your mind to the action plan! Register on the website to get some free “cheat sheets” on this specific step and other video series (My Idea Generator series) to learn more. The cheat sheet goes hand-in-hand with the video-easy to follow and helps you decompress the image. — This video dives into the “unpacking” image and defines what you like. It includes: • Breaking down the image into components • How to describe your favorite components (see physical elements and design elements) • Change it! • Summarize your findings-the first part of the key criteria to follow in the process of creating a design (see where you can find the images. This video will guide you through how to use them effectively. The key to this process is to repeat it with multiple images .End) time, you will build a nice and flexible list of criteria for any activities or functions you want to include in the design. It may be slow at first, but you will quickly learn how to decompress any inspiration. Why do we use this method? Most people design their gardens in the following ways: 1. Find an idea or image they like 2. Choose a garden area they think they should go to 3. Try to copy and paste the image into the space 4. Repeat another activity /Features/Ideas or images They ended up with a garden full of independent spaces. There is no connection or relationship between each activity or space. In fact, people usually don’t go that far. They started to build or develop that space. That would be too difficult or too boring. o, they left a series of unfinished ideas or spaces. A few years later, they repeated the process again, treating each space as a separate project. We want to do the opposite. Using this unpacking technique, you will develop a flexible list of criteria for each event, function or other space. These standards are critical to your overall design. They: • are more flexible than copying and pasting from an image • allow you to collect ideas from many different sources of inspiration • let you know when you “successfully” design an area • can adapt to changes in your situation-funds, materials, other Expert adjustments You will adjust and change the standards of activities or functions many times. Every change is an opportunity to perfect what you want in your design and backyard. This step in the design guide is accompanied by an additional video series-the Idea Generator Guide. This series breaks down the steps into specific parts. Check out the free “cheat sheet” that goes hand-in-hand with this series. If you are not sure what you like in your backyard garden, consider researching some of the following activities: Specific activities-swimming pool, trampoline, backyard entertainment, outdoor dining, hammock, small room, playground, basketball hoop, tennis court, water slide, gymnasium ……Vegetable garden-raised bed, companion planting, indoor garden, herbs…Specific functions-garden bed, characteristic tree, water feature, pond, bonsai, climbing trellis, sculpture, flower bed, flower pot, urn, characteristic Walls, mosaics, flower beds… these are some of the many different options. I believe you can think of more. This is before you even consider specific garden styles-Japanese gardens, French local gardens, English gardens, cottage gardens, Mediterranean gardens, modern gardens, contemporary gardens, native gardens, formal gardens, coastal gardens, low maintenance gardens, desert gardens, Tropical gardens, drought-tolerant gardens, Tuscan gardens, country gardens, Xeriscape gardens, colonial gardens, southwest gardens, Spanish gardens, winter gardens… the list is simply endless. .


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