Have you ever watched a landscape makeover on TV and thought “how hard could it be to design my own garden?” They do make it look easy, don’t they? Good landscape design adds value to your home without breaking the bank. And it creates a space you and your family can enjoy for many years. But before you run out and buy a bunch of plants, follow my step-by-step instructions for designing your garden. You’ll learn a few basic design principles. And I’ll help you avoid the mistakes most beginning gardeners make.