Garden path running along a border

Ideas for a new-build garden

New garden? We recommend ways to transform a bare, empty plot.

The gardens of new-build houses are usually left as blank canvasses, often with just a lawn and no borders.

Before you start making changes, familiarise yourself with the climate of your space, its orientation and soil type. Also, consider any existing features, such as patios and fencing, which can affect the feel of the ‘finished’ garden.

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