Having an attractive landscape can surely enhance your home living comfort and enjoyment, as well as improve the curb appeal of your home if you are planning to sell it in the future. More than the aesthetic appeal by having an inviting yard, you can add value to your landscape by considering its function. You will realize that rows of conifers can be an excellent shield from prevailing winds and to provide privacy to your home. Hedges can be used as boundary mark of your property, and to separate your outdoor spaces.
Now, you can enjoy your backyard all throughout the year by making sure that you have plants for every season. You can choose flowers so that they have staggered flowering periods from spring to fall. The hardscape elements of a landscape design refers to man-made structures like retaining walls, pavement, walkways, water fountain, and similar structures, and all of these must be done first before the actual planting as they use heavy tools and equipment. The softscape elements of a garden landscape involves the plants and flowers you use, and to achieve balance and visual interest, it is important to place the textures, shapes, colors, and height together. To achieve balance, you can plant flowers in complementary colors to create a more pleasing visual impact, and small and round shrubs bring variation to the redds’ vertical lines. It is a good idea adding seats in your landscape garden for optimum functionality on family gatherings or friends’ celebrations, using benches, retaining walls, logs, boulders or hanging garden chairs for great character and appeal for your home. It is also a good idea considering your kids needs and preference when designing your landscape garden because they would likely spend more time in your yard than you most especially at play time. Consider adding large patches of lawn so they can run around on, interesting crannies and nooks, and trees for climbing.
You can also add character and personality to your nooks and crannies such as adding arches, wagon wheels, and homemade arts and crafts. To help you lower your landscape costs, you can perform watering early in the morning to avoid evaporation, vary your route across the lawn for foot traffic reduction, and buy plants when they are cheap. Allow us to help you in making your landscape garden beautiful and appealing with our expert landscape artists, you can visit our website or homepage now! It is best to have a beautiful and functional garden at the same time!