Plan Ahead! These Garden Plans Will Get You Started

Browse these sketches for inspiration.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

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©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Mixed Garden Plan Contains Many Elements

A plan for a mixed garden includes beds and borders, paths and pavings, plus garden accents. This type of garden design is based on the personal preference of the homeowner.

Cottage Garden Plan

A garden plan that captures the old fashioned charm of an English cottage garden. It features border plantings that mix perennials, shrubs, and bulbs.

Naturalistic Garden Plan

A design plan for naturalistic gardening describes a nature influenced design style. It uses plantings rather than hardscape and often echoes the layers of plantings seen in nature.

Bubble Plan Helps Explore Relationships of Areas

Pictured is a diagram showing how a bubble plan will help explore relationships of an area in a garden design.

View of Garden from Above Shows Features in Plan

Pictured is a diagram showing a view of garden features from above in a garden plan.

Planting Plan Solution for Garden Design

Blueprint diagram shows a planting plan for a garden landscape.

Be Precise on Planting Plan for Accuracy

Pictured is a diagram showing how a planting plan helps create an accurate a garden design.

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