Some of our clients had success starting with a DIY project that the conceptual design calls for, such as a building a raised-bed garden or replacing paving with a planting bed. This get the ball rolling and begins to build excitement for bigger improvements down the road.
Major improvements will require hiring a team that may include a landscape architect, architect, civil engineer, project manager or owner’s rep, and contractor.
An effective client remains active as the improvements are being implemented. Here are a few tips: