By: Spindrift Garden Designs  09-12-2011
Keywords: Plants, Scale, Garden Design

1)  Site Inventory - will involve site measurement, evaluating existing trees, shrubs and other plants, evaluating the sites position, soil and exposure to wind and sun, developing a list of the client's requirements, and preparing some initial idea sketches to help the client visualize garden possibilities.  The end result will be documented on a site inventory scale plan.

2) Conceptual Garden Design - will involve developing a number of garden design alternatives, deciding on an approach, developing additional sketch ideas, and developing a conceptual garden design plan to scale.

3)  Final Garden Layout Plan - will involve preparing a planting plan, hardscape details, and possible lighting and irrigation ideas. Information will also be provided on proposed plants.  The plans and details provided in this last stage will be to scale and can be used for construction purposes.

Spindrift can also provide general garden design consultations, and a design oversight service for the construction process.

Keywords: Garden Design, Plants, Scale