The ECQ period is always a stressful time for all because it stops the world, to put it simply. This halt can be very stressful because of all the restraints it creates in addition to the fear of the virus that we are still fighting. Usually, people deal with this type of stress by taking a vacation or staycation but making a trip like that at this point in time is practically impossible given all the rules and restrictions brought about by the ECQ.

Photos courtesy of Rich Brothers’ Instagram

With all this said, you should maybe look into working on a spot at home that can be your escape from all the worries of the world. It can be a room with your crystals and potted plants or an actual garden that you can landscape and with the tips from the Rich brothers, you’ll surely be able to create something that gives you this peace and calm whenever you need it.

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If you didn’t know, the Rich brothers are Harry and David Rich and they started the Rich Brothers Garden Design Enterprise in the year of 2013. They’ve been in the business of landscape architecture for nearly a decade now and they have had the pleasure of working with some very well-known brands, specifically Coco Chanel as they collaborated in the design for Coco Chanel’s secret garden that was inspired by Coco Chanel herself.

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Earlier this year, they started a project called “Ty Gardd” in Wales wherein they were to design the entire landscape of this massive property from scratch. The project is still ongoing and they are in no rush to finish it because they believe that procrastination is key when designing these types of landscapes and gardens. They said that knowing the location before making any design for it was crucial to maximizing the design in every aspect.

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Photos courtesy of Rich Brothers’ Instagram

You have to note things like wind direction, sunlight orientation, as well as what plants would best fit the environment and the feel you are going for. They even went as far as using plants that influenced the climate but, for your household needs, a plant with a great aroma should be a great detail to add to your little piece of paradise in replacement for using the unique plants that the Rich brothers used.

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Photos courtesy of Rich Brothers’ Instagram
Photos courtesy of Rich Brothers’ Instagram

These landscape architects are working on a massive property and what we all might be working on is not even amount to a quarter of the area their works are covering but the tips that they gave here can be very useful in improving the look of your existing gardens or the gardens that you will be starting this ECQ. It doesn’t need to be costly to attain the relaxing feel you want for your special space.

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You just really need to take your time to know the area all year round so that you’ll be able to enjoy it in all sorts of climates and weather. They put it beautifully when they said that procrastination is key and with the ECQ giving us a lot of time for ourselves, let us use it and maximize it in the best way we can so that we can all have a sweet escape in the back of our pockets for any rainy or heavily stressful days.

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