Developing the landscape plan
To develop an attractive and useful home landscape, use a step-by-step approach. List ideas and notes about the current landscape and desired changes, draw rough sketches to get a general idea of how to design the three major landscape areas, and then create a more final and exact plan to scale. This guide lists some principles of home landscaping to keep in mind when developing a plan, describes the three major landscape areas and their uses, and illustrates how to develop a final plan through several stages of sketches.
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