Powerscourt Garden Pavilion

One of the first things to think of when planning your garden is the skeleton or structure.  First, think about the feel you want for your garden whether tropical, contemporary, cottage, wildlife friendly,  or formal. Next, here are a few more things to consider before getting to the garden centre and filling up that trolley.

Here are some basics we need to remember when purchasing plants:

The size of the garden and the plants. The plants need to be in proportion to one another and the surrounding space. A large tree in a small garden does not work while a small tree will be lost in a large space. Various sized plants provide the brain with more information adding interest.

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Keep in mind evergreen plants keep colour and wildlife in your garden throughout the year. It’s necessary to note which plants are evergreen so there is a balance during the…

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