Today I'd like to share our garden design plans. I can't believe it's still February, and it's still dark, gloomy and rainy every day. C'mon February, enough already! So anyway, I've been dreaming about those summer days sitting in the garden with a glass of wine and a plate of braai food (we'd better get a hot summer to make up for this ghastly winter), and that led me to thinking about how we designed our garden in the first place.

In a future post, I'll write about the process of deciding how to re-design our garden - but today I'd like to share a few of the drawings I created as part of the design process.

Here are the first two designs I came up with:

And after a suggestion from my clever green-fingered Mum, I slanted the oval lawn on an angle to draw the eye to the end of the garden:

And you can see from this photograph that our garden in real-life ended up looking very similar to the final design:

Do you have a garden? How is it looking at the moment?

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