Purpose – What would you like the landscape design to incorporate?
Entertaining family and friends, heightening security, to provide privacy, natural winter warming, natural summer cooling, food production, children’s play area, plant and animal biodiversity, improve health, low maintenance, reduce energy costs.
Being clear about what the gardens going to be used for is helpful in designing an emphasis for the space. Quite a few of the elements listed above can overlap into one garden. Perhaps consider what you need vs what you want to make it easier to decide.