Everyone dreams of having a beautiful home - their dream home! It usually comprises of a big house, a swimming pool and an amazing garden. Well, it's not possible if you don't plan it all before you begin. So, let's just take a look at a few of the best landscape design practices that you could employ when planning out the landscape of your garden:
Do the right things at the right places
One of the most important facts that you should know about when designing your garden be it the front yard or the back yard is that of striking a balance. Your garden is going to look good only if everything is done in a sort of proportion.
You can plant beds of flowers and surround them by rocky borders on either side as these look really good and are quite popular. However, this looks good only when done along the pathway and not in the centre of your garden.
Symmetrical and Asymmetrical balance
Most homes have gardens wherein they have symmetrical balance. However, if you want your garden to be unique you should try and plan it in such a way that your garden isn't symmetrical; but at the same time looks great and strikes a balance.
All that you need to strike a balance is the right plants, rocks and water bodies. In some cases you should even consider planting small trees as a combination of these elements adds beauty to your garden.
When it comes to gardens flowering plants are always a part of the landscape. However, apart from flowering plants you should also try and plant some fancy plants that have colourful leaves.
One of the best things to do is choose around two or three colours and repeat them all around the garden as this offers a sense of continuity and your garden looks great and at the same time not cluttered.
Therefore, sticking to a few colours is one of the most important points to note when it comes to successful landscaping.
There are plenty of different kinds of water bodies that you could install in your gardens. Take a look at the various options that would suit your garden considering your budget and the space available.
Once you decide what you need you could go ahead and buy yourself a kit and install it on your garden within a few hours.
Prior to browsing through the popular styles, let us take a look at the things which you must consider before:
1. First you must take a close look around your house and think of a nice pattern. Can you think of any theme that closely complements your home?
2. Realize what natural resources you have at hand. Is there any need of elements like rocks, plants or fountains?
3. You must opt for the form which you can keep up yourself even when a professional is not around. Can you keep up the stylized space?
You might also have a garden. Therefore, add the patterns very wisely. Coming to the various design styles, let us take a look. You can also derive ideas from your neighbor's house, some magazines or from the television advertisements.
This is a very popular theme and people are lately adopting this. It blends well with various kinds of climates. The special feature in this category is that you can include palm trees.
Modern homes have a state-of-the-art get up. It gives a special touch of elegance and order to their open space, which can either be the backyard or the front yard.
This concept was earlier very much notable among farmers. However, in recent times, that style is coming back again. To give a rustic look, people are opting for cottage style of their land. From this they can derive an earthy feel and enjoy the peaceful essence. The best part is you will have vegetable gardens and mesmerizing flowers growing.
The commonly occurring theme is formal. This is applicable for people who do not have much time to take care or keep up their landscape. You will have geometrical shapes, straight lines, symmetrical and a lot more of formal effect.
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