Define Your Garden's Purpose and Style

Determine why you want to create a garden. Is it for relaxation, growing food, attracting wildlife, or simply for aesthetic beauty? Choose a garden style that suits your preferences, such as a vegetable garden, flower garden, herb garden, rock garden, or a combination of these.

Select an appopriate spot in your yard or outdoor space that receives the right amount of sunlight for your chosen plants. Consider the soil quality and drainage in the area, and if necessary, amend the soil to improve its quality.


Design Your Garden 

Create a rough sketch or plan for your garden layout. Decide where paths, planting beds, and other features will go. Consider the arrangement of plants, taking into account their height, color, and texture for an aesthetically pleasing design.

Prepare the Soil 

Clear the area of weeds, rocks, and debris  Test the soil and amend it with compost or organic matter to improve its fertility and texture. 

Choose Plants 

Select plants that are well-suited to your climate, soil type, and the amount of sunlight in your chosen location. Mix a variety of annuals and perennials to provide continuous interest and color throughout the seasons.   

Enjoy Your Garden 

Spend time in your garden, relax, and appreciate the beauty and tranquility it provides.  Keep a garden journal to track the growth and changes in your garden throughout the season