Don’t spend a bundle on landscaping books or gardening magazine subscriptions.[adrotate group="2"]
Anyone who has every bought anything garden-related through the mail has an ongoing source of ideas for gardening or landscaping projects constantly coming at them: gardening catalogs. Those that sell bulbs, seeds and plant will photograph them in the best way possible, giving you many ideas on how to best locate your own plants. Those that sell things like garden furniture or accessories can give you a great wealth of ideas on landscaping and overall garden design, for behind that ottoman or gazing ball will be a lovely garden backdrop filled with ideas that you could try out in your own backyard.