Why is good garden design important?
Garden design at its simplest is just about planning and might not even include any hard landscaping.
Indeed, some of the most beautiful gardens have been created without any initial plan and have instead evolved but, in general, most people start work on their garden with a certain scheme or idea of how they'd like it to look, whether it be a simple change here and there or a complete overhaul of a garden's look.
Making your garden into an enjoyable place to be will change the entire perspective you have of your home especially if your garden is designed exactly how you want it. With a design that works with the space you have available, you'll want to spend more time in your garden and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Security by design
Some designs lend themselves to increased security; by using certain plants and lighting you'll deter thieves whilst keeping things looking attractive. There's also the added bonus of increased privacy as you can block off views, light up pathways and help guard boundaries with tough plants.