Ways To Landscape Your Garden
We all know that a gorgeous garden offers so much to both you and your home. Not only does it improve the overall image and value of your property, but it also gives you and your family the perfect place to relax and unwind.
If you’re considering changing the landscape of your garden, you may feel a little overwhelmed in deciding which route to go down. Hopefully this article will give you a little bit of inspiration. If you have trees that are overgrown or dying – contact the specialists at Chop Doc or Oxleas Tree Surgeons for consultation and assistance if required.
Light It Up
One dramatic yet easy to install landscape element is lighting. When the night falls nothing looks more beautiful than a cleverly lit garden.
There are lots of ways you can choose to incorporate lights into your garden. Rustic and antique lantern lights have gained popularity in recent years, as have vintage lanterns – which can look great randomly laced or hung around a garden area.
Well placed spotlights look great too. For example, surrounding the border of your patio area with small spotlights imbedded onto the surface gives a contemporary and stylish edge.
If you’re looking to add a contemporary and classy edge to your garden then concrete pavers can do the trick. The grass keeps the natural, refreshing and energising effect of the garden intact with the concrete pavers add a chic style and makes your outdoor space a lot more interesting.
Another great idea is to consider the construction of a retaining wall. Retaining walls present you with a wealth of opportunities. One of the best suggestions is to use the walls to create an area for flower beds. By doing this you can then pick out some stunning flowers and add lots of colourful and vibrancy to your garden space. This will give your garden the boost of character, energy and excitement needed.
A final suggestion is to create a second patio area, set aside for sheer relaxation. Why not consider shading the patio with a fabric canopy? Lanterns or low level lighting works beautifully with something like this to create a deeply relaxing feel.
So there you have it; a few easy to implement, yet truly effective landscaping suggestions. Why not also check out sites such as Pinterest to see real garden landscaping in action and grab some inspiration from there?
Remember, with just a little though and a bit of research, your garden can provide great pleasure and an outdoor space that is simply magical.
Published on March 20th, 2015 by Tuff Yards
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