- Wildlife and existing native plants and their needs.
- The sun’s movement through your property during the day and throughout the seasons. It’s helpful to know where the sun hits your house in the hottest months, so if you don’t have shade there, you can plan to create some.
- The size that your plants will be 5 to 10 years from now. Will everything have enough room to grow without pruning?
- Underground water/gas/electric/phone lines. There’s usually a number you can call to have them all m….
Source: Designing a Holistic Garden – Part Two – The Holistic Garden