When you’re new to creating a landscape it’s easy getting carried away with all of the beautiful flowers, shrubs, and trees that you can include. There are several patterns, color schemes, and a variety of foliage you can add to make a wonderful extension to your outdoor living space. Unfortunately, there is a lot more to creating the perfect landscape than simply picking out the plants and putting them in the ground. You have to be careful with the type of plants you pick, and where you place them, because of how much sunlight, water, and even fertilizer they need. Here’s why hiring a professional landscaper can be more convenient (and cautious) than doing the project yourself.