This cottage garden design was all about the plants. Once the design for a new layout has been decided a full planting plan can be done to scale from this drawing.
Plants are carefully chosen to suit the site, soil and aspect and of course the style and wishes of the client. A planting plan shows the plants' fully grown size so the quantity can be work out.
A planting plan provides a list of the plants in the garden making it easier to learn how to care for them.