[VIDEO] LEARN THE 5 ESSENTIAL GARDEN DESIGN PRINCIPLES

When you are planning a new garden layout there are certain design principles you need to bear in mind. Garden designers vary in the number of principles they employ, but in this video there are just five. The video features AnnMarie VanDerZanden from Iowa State University Extension who explains that when she designs a garden she looks for simplicity, rhythm and line, proportion, balance and a focal point. Watch the video below to see exactly what these terms mean.