Monthly Archives: June 2019

The 9 best free online landscape and garden design tools

While you can plan your garden or landscaping just using your own imagination, viewing it on paper or on design software usually gives better results. You don’t have to spend money on expensive software to plan a patio, deck, or garden – there are plenty of free tools that you can access right from your […]

Find inspiration with Bernard Trainor to enhance your garden layout

Thinking about our gardens can inspire a flood of ideas, perhaps starting with maintenance priorities, going through occasional inspirations for additional plants, and then stepping back to consider the overall garden design. In these columns, I have often encouraged a thematic approach to garden design for practical reasons: a theme provides a framework for selecting […]