Jan Nelson Landscape Design
Phone: 831 295-3347
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Each garden is unique to a site and owner. The information you supply as you fill out this survey should help me to better understand your goals and ideas.
This is a place to put information you feel will help me to understand your needs
. You may use this space to augment the information supplied by the following questions or you may feel that the information you supply here is all that is required and you can skip directly to send the questionnaire.
How many children in your household?
How many pets?
How will you use your garden?
children`s play area
enjoying a pool or hot tub
Indicate all the features you would like to include:
There are many garden types. Which of these appeal to you?
A native plant garden
A garden for entertaining
A four season garden (interesting all year)
A country garden ( colorful perennials, winding paths )
A tropical garden
Asian influenced garden
About your home and existing garden:
What features or plants do you want to change or renovate?
What features or plants do you want to keep?
What would you like to remove completely?
About your new garden:
Are there specific plants you want to include? List them below:
What colors do you like? List them below:
What colors do you dislike? List them below:
Are there plants you dislike? List them below:
How will you install your new garden?
In one complete installation
In several smaller installations, spread over 1-5 years
Using a landscape contractor for all of the installation
Doing some of the work yourself
What is the budget range for the installation of your new garden?
$5,000 - $10,000
$10,000 - $20,000
$20,000 - $30,000
$30,000 - $50,000
$50,000 and over
How would you describe yourself as a gardener?
Do you want a low maintenance garden or do you like to be out working in the garden?
Will you be having a regular maintenance service or will you be doing the work yourself?
Is there anything else that comes to mind that will help define your needs and preferences?