Measuring an area in a new garden

How to start a new garden

Got a new garden but not sure where to start? Then follow our advice.

Starting a new garden can be exciting, but daunting too. Whether you have a blank canvas or have inherited an established garden from a previous owner, it can be difficult to know where to start.

They key thing when planning your new garden is not to rush. Get to know your garden – where does the sun rise and set? Which areas are in shade at different times of the day? Is there anything you’d like to screen? Are you drawn to a particular place to sit?

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