Once you create a rock garden there will be little or no maintenance for it. But that’s contingent on you building the rock garden correctly to begin with. The last thing you want is for the rocks to shift during a rainstorm, or for grasses to constantly crop up through the gaps in the stone and have to be weeded away.
It’s a bit like someone giving you the components to a super fast car engine. If you don’t know anything about mechanics, the chances of you producing an engine that really works and delivers what you want it to are very slim. The same is true to designing a garden. Unless you know how it works, all the templates in the world cannot help you achieve the results you want.
Container gardening is perfect for the city resident who only has a terrace of small plot with more concrete than soil. It is also good if you do not have the time to rake and hoe a plot of land. Some of the containers shown here look like works of art themselves.
Each principle is pretty simple and the trick is to use them all together at the same time. If you apply them to your garden in the order they’re listed, you’ll find it’s much easier to achieve good results.
Another big part is the soil. Ensure that the soil is healthy enough that plants would grow easily in it. To make sure that the soil is suitable for your plants to grow, have your soil tested for a minimal fee by your local Cooperative or from a plant nursery nearby.
Garden maintenance is just as important as garden design. So what if a garden design is nice? If it is not maintained after a year, your garden will look like a jungle reclaimed by nature. If you don’t religiously maintain your garden, you might just waste beautiful garden designs and ideas. Maintenance can be as simple as trimming the grass, plants, and trees as well as pulling out weeds. Make sure your plants and flowers for shade gardens are kept healthy too by watering them regularly.
It can be time-consuming to learn how to use the software before you even start the design. You are limited to using the materials in the template chooser. The program doesn’t design a garden for you!