Why do some flowerbeds are they based in the landscape while others shock? How to successfully build a fairy garden in front of his home or yard? The secret preparation! Respect the basic rules for designing your flowerbed flowers can make the difference between a successful project or not. The first step is to design your platform tape on paper. Here is how.

How to plan

1. Draw first all permanent structures such as the home, pool or garden shed.
2. Then adjust the contour of the bed. Here, you can concentrate on the form and practicality. Explore the possibilities.
3. Choose the location of the larger plants.
4. Place perennials and keep spaces free land for planting annuals. Of course, choose perennials depending on soil conditions and sunshine existing.

These four rules will guide you now to choose the right plants to create a flowerbed harmonious and colorful.


1. unit: Your home and garden should form a whole. If your home exudes a personality, it is then necessary that the garden becomes its extension. For example, take the color of the exterior of your home as a starting point and match-y palette of blooms.

2. Simplicity: Under various materials, fewer varieties of plants, fewer colors for best results. Create masses of color who have a lot of impact by planting more than three plants of the same variety.

3. The balance and interplay of proportions: Sets height, horizontal and extended flat areas (or lawns) are essential for introducing dynamics in your landscaping. In a classical garden, exploit the symmetry axes. For a less conventional garden, highlight focal points, such as a bench or sculpture.

4. Harmony: Use colors that blend well together to create atmospheres. Shades of purple, pink and gray leaves have a calming effect. Warm tones, like red and orange brighten. Play simplicity in your harmonies keeping in mind one or two colors you marry with related colors. This will create flowerbeds remarkable!