23 Questions To Ask Before You Landscape
What does my dream yard look like?
Is my land flat or sloped?
How much space do I have in the front and backyard?
Do I have a site plan showing the available yard areas to work with?
Have I considered using my basement dirt to create hills and contours for my landscape?
Have I prioritized my wish list for landscaping?
Have I considered water wise landscaping?
How many people do I typically entertain and what activities will I host?
What direction does my yard face, so I know how to organize for shade/sun in summer?
How much parking will I need for my automobiles, toys and bikes?
Will I have enough space for tools and yard equipment?
Have I planned for extra storage in my yard as needed?
Do I want outside entertainment such as: a fire pit, kitchen, BBQ, swimming pool, patio, gazebo, sports court, etc.
Where would my grass be located?
What type of garden do I want?
Have I considered a water feature?
Have I considered fruit, evergreen or deciduous trees?
Have I considered flowers and shrubs?
Am I planning on having pets or animals in my yard and how much space they will need?
Do I have power and water for the needed uses in my yard?
Have I planned for equipment access to my backyard?
Will I need a fence, retaining walls, etc.?
Have I called Blue Stakes so they can identify underground utilities?