Creating the perfect front garden can seem like a daunting task and plenty of people get it wrong, which is why we've pulled together some of the most common gardening mistakes so you can avoid them.
Some are more obvious, whereas others are little tricks that professionals might not want you knowing. Take a look at what not to do and see how you can create the perfect first impression for your home!
Ensure you have a design and a plan in place before getting started.
Don't let it ruin your front garden.
They soon get out of hand!
They look so messy but are so easy to fix.
It could even be your front door or a pretty gate.
Don't just hope it will look good in all seasons.
They make a really bad impression!
If you're planting trees, don't forget to consider the size they will grow to and in what time frame.
They hardly look the part.
Doing so will keep it looking neat and tidy.
This is essential whatever style of front garden you have.
Don't get caught up thinking you need everything because hanging baskets, pots and beds will look too busy all together.