Adding a flower bed in your landscaping can enhance the curb appeal. Also, it can bring bright, natural colors to your yard from the flowers. However, building a flower bed needs a proper plan to be able to end up with a great result. You just need to prepare a graph paper and pencil and your flower bed plans can be easily created.
To make a flower bed plan, you need to firstly sketch out the outline of your garden on your graph paper. Make the right scale of graph paper that fit the size of your garden. For medium-sized flower gardens, one per square foot is workable. After that, do some research in the recommended plant spacing for the flowers you want to plant because different plants have different spacing. If you are planting seeds, you can find this information in the seed packets. Now you can starting to sketch your flower bed plans with the planting locations of your flowers. This will help you determine how many seed packets or nursery plants you will need to make the flower bed. Sketch the overall divisions of your flower bed with putting tall flowers in the back while short flowers in the front using the overall spacing you have established. Since you may have different kinds of flowers in your flower bed, you have to consider how the colors of the flowers together. Shade areas of your drawing with the color of the flowers you are planning to plant using pencil colors. So, you will see whether or not the flowers chosen can coordinate each other in colors. If the shade is done, sketch out the placement of all your plantings and finalize the layout of your plan.
You can now start making your own flower bed plans before building a flower bed in your landscaping. This is a good way to make sure your bed is just right as you desire.
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