|Survey of our new garden|
While it has not been exactly what I expected in some respects, I have nonetheless enjoyed corresponding with Mr. Brookes and finding a good reason to spend more time going through the garden design process. One of the first steps was to do a scaled drawing survey of our property. Then you should determine which major features of your site that you wish to base your entire design upon...
|This grid uses the ten foot measurement of our breakfast nook addition. It will be useful near the house to make sure that the design is in "human scale".|
|This survey grid uses the 22 foot dimension of the planned rear courtyard, which is the open space at the middle back of the house. This would be a useful scale for planning a sweeping design, and also when you move further from the house.|