Thinking about a new landscape, but really don't know what exactly it is you might be looking for? Certainly not an uncommon problem, but one we encounter on a regular basis. Your landscape should reflect your own interests and lifestyle. There are so many different styles to choose from that trying to decide on one specific style may seem a little overwhelming to the novice.
An Asian/Zen garden many not exactly suit your Colonial style home, and if there is anything you need to understand, it's the idea that the garden surrounding your home needs to complement the style of your home. Before making a decision, drive around some neighborhoods and take note of what you like or don't like. Look through magazines and cut out the pictures that particularly appeal to you.
If you're still having trouble trying to determine your gardening style, take this quiz.