Garden design: sources of information

Whether you are giving the garden a complete make-over, creating a new area or just giving a facelift to existing borders, it is best to design the area first before undertaking the work. Knowing where to turn for information and inspiration will help get you started.

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Garden design - sources of information

Quick facts

Prepare a plan before making changes
Plans can save time and money
Try a short garden design course
Browse garden design books
Consider hiring a designer, but give them a precise brief

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