How to Plan and Design Your Lawn

Learn how to plan and design your outdoor grass and garden spaces with these landscaping tips.

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Using Focal Points

Create interest in the garden using focal points such as topiary, statues, bird baths, arches, water features, or sundials. Ornamental trees or even splashes of colorful planting can have the same effect. They draw the eye and help to break up expanses of grass or other plants — use them to unify the garden's design.

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