Beautiful garden in front of or beside your house will be a plus point for the whole house-design. It will not only beautify, but also refresh the air you breathe. As we know, plants and trees help purifying the dirty air and preserve the water. Thus, if you can design your garden well, you are going to get double advantage from it.
Minimal-Effective or Plush Garden?
This is the first question you should ask to yourself, about what kind of garden you are dreaming of. Both of minimal-effective and plush garden are good. It depends on you to decide.
To give you suggestion, refer to the available space and budget before choosing one of those two styles. Minimal-effective may cost you less money and limited space will be able to handle it. But if your budget is quite big and the empty space is large, why don’t you go for the plush one?
Other Considerations for Garden Designing
The weather. It can be beneficial to consider the general weather on your living area to determine the garden design. For example, if the weather is mostly sunny, you may think about having covered garden with some open spaces.
The plants. There are so many kinds of plants and trees you can have on your garden. Fragrant flower-plants, advantageous herbs, shady trees, shrubs, fruit trees, and beds of plant can be put into your radar.
Walkways. Design the walkways to get into the house; from the garden. You can make straight line or curvy walkways by using various materials such as natural rocks or bricks. Use your creativity to make an appealing garden walkway.
Ponds. If your garden is large enough, you may want to add a pond into it to bring more pretty decoration.
Furniture. Do you like spending time in your garden, enjoying the view while doing something? If yes, you might want to get a bench or outdoor furniture to your garden. Make sure that the furniture is made from sturdy material.
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