How do I create a plan for my garden?

There are several key concepts to consider when planning or designing a new garden space. First, work with, and not against, the space that you have. Consider the natural landscape and topography. Consider sunny or shady areas and what plants might perform best in certain types of light. Consider color combinations, seasonal successions and height levels or layerings. Check out these sites for more information concerning basic garden design principles:

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1. What are the benefits of native habitat?
2. What plants are acceptable?
3. What plants tolerate shade?
4. What plants help Monarch butterflies?
5. How do I create a pollinator garden?
6. How do I create a plan for my garden?
7. What plants benefit the City’s Bird City Texas Certification?
8. What about snakes and critters?
9. What about mosquitos?
10. Where can I buy native plants or seek help and assistance with my gardening choices?
11. Why is it important to manage stormwater?