You can randomly stick some plants in the ground and call it a garden, but you can't call it a design. Planning and designing a yard is not just for the pros. Grow host Patrick Murphy has seven steps to a well-designed garden that will be the envy of your neighborhood.
*Measure your yard and put that on paper or into a garden plan app.
*Designate public and private areas.
*Record traffic patterns around your yard.
*Keep in mind the various views.
*Organize areas within traffic patterns.
*Refine areas by considering areas for planting or construction.
*Pick out your plants!