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What to consider when designing a garden

Hortus Landscaping has helped many people across San Mateo design and create the perfect garden for their property. You may wonder why gardening design services are in such high demand. The main reason is that designing a functional garden which that is also easy on the eyes requires quite a bit of skill.

There are many considerations to be mulled over when creating a garden design. Here are a few of the considerations which Hortus Landscaping takes into account when designing a garden for our San Mateo clients.

What is the garden for?

Knowing what the purpose the garden will have is the foundation of any garden project. Is it for growing fruits and vegetables? Do you plan to use it in order to bring color to your yard? Are you having a gazebo built and the garden is going to accentuate the path to it? Perhaps what you are looking for is to have the scent of flowers surround your property? All of these purposes require very different layouts for the garden in question.

What is the current grade of your soil?

Depending on what you are looking to cultivate, the soil will need to be a certain grade. It is important to test the soil of your property to see what needs to be added.

Is there enough light for a garden?

Depending on the plants you are looking to grow, you will need more or less sunlight. To achieve the right amount of sun you may need to change the placement of your garden or remove obstacles which are preventing adequate sun access.

These are only a few of the consideration which we here at Hortus Landscaping take into account when designing a garden. If you know that you would like a garden but are unsure of the other details; that is not a problem. We will come to your property, survey the green space, and suggest a number of different options which your property offers.