Familiarize yourself with your garden's site, soil, and frost cycle. Understand what plants grow well in your soil and plan accordingly.
Choose a color scheme that unifies the landscape. Use variations of the same color for impact, and consider using complimentary colors for excitement.
Consider shape, repetition, layers, and combinations when designing your flower garden. Also, don't forget to incorporate fragrance and movement.
Listen to Mother Nature to learn about your land's traits. Be honest with light, moisture conditions, and the topography.
Do a soil test to ensure a successful flower garden. Use the result to amend your soil before planting.
Learn what plants grow well in your soil. Visit nearby natural areas that mimic your conditions in the wild to discover the flowers that you like.
Take advantage of natural breeze patterns to allow the scents of flowers to waft toward your home or patio areas.