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Random Landscaping Ideas for Your Garden  7

 A great garden won’t look fascinating without proper plant setup and other garden fixtures. Landscaping harmonizes everything in your garden from the color, texture, materials and plants. It is important that you have a plan on how to modify the look of your garden or backyard, and creative ideas always do the trick.

This article will share lots of ideas that will help you achieve the look you want if you plan to spruce up the appeal of your garden. Keep in mind that every garden is unique – one feature won’t necessarily work with others. So only choose a landscape style that will add appeal on your area.

  • Greet Guests with Flowers – a garden will look absolutely different and lovely with lots of flowers around. Not everyone has a wide garden to grow flowers so maximize space by dividing them. Sometimes edging can add texture to the garden. In small areas however, you can use low growing plants, so it’s plants on plants.

 

  • Driveway Magic – don’t compromise the beauty of your driveway. A good curb will surely get attention from guests and family. If you know how to combine the right plants and materials you can change your unattractive driveway into an appealing one.

 

  • Grow Perennials – if you are just starting up with your garden and you are not familiar on how to grow them well, the best thing to plant are perennial plants. They are not as sensitive as other garden flowers. They last long and don’t need extra attention.

 

  • Combine Low and High Plants – Create elevation in your garden. Good combination of low growing colorful flowers with raised planters will not only make a sea of beautiful garden but a good way to save water. Flowing waters from aerated beds will go directly to another sets of flowers – no waste water.

 

  • Hide Unattractive Outdoor Structures – when planning for a landscape, focus on areas that need attention – patios, garages and sheds. You can hide them by growing beautiful sets of shrubs and flowers. Adding some planters and potted plants can help. Large and bushy plants usually will do the transformation possible.

 

  • Plant all-year-round Flowers – Enjoy flowering plants all year round by determining what kinds of flowers are possible to grow in a specific season. For this to work in your garden, treat them with constant care as they are susceptible to die whenever the season changes.

 

  • Don’t Forget the Crawlers – Add beauty to the charm of your garden by adding the sexy crawlers. They are amazing in making any garden lovely and unique. If well maintained, these crawlers can complement all plants in your garden. Plus, they grow anywhere – trellis, fence and other growing plants.

 

  • Planter Boxes – who said container boxes are not trendy? In this time, if you know where to purchase the right custom made planter for your garden, it will surely add another texture and dimension. On the other hand, these planter boxes can be installed on your outdoor structures – windows, patios and garage.

Landscape design and constructions are exciting and challenging. The secret in making any boring garden is the right combinations of flowers and fixtures. Also, do not be afraid to experiment and create your own style. Anyway, your garden reflects who you truly are and a good medium to showcase your creativity.

photo credits: Luke Bryantnikoretro