Friday, May 22, 2015
Flower gardens make a beautiful focal point for your lawn and they really help to dress up your backyard. Some of the benefits they offer include adding a touch of color that brightens up your outdoor space and the scents from certain types of flowers will create a fragrance that stimulates the senses. Gardens also attract a variety of birds, butterflies and other wildlife that can make your lawn come to life right before your very eyes.
Are roses your favorite flower or do you prefer tulips or sunflowers? Perhaps there are several different types of flowers that you like. Creating a plan that allows you to plant different types of flowers will give your garden variety and add more color to your backyard. You can even choose plants that bloom at different times throughout the year to help make your garden more interesting.
Regardless of what kind or how many different flowers you have in your garden, how you arrange your plants is very important.
The way you arrange your flower garden is very important because it has a major impact on how it will look once the flowers bloom. The right arrangement will turn your garden into a beautiful focal point while the wrong one can make it look odd or unorganized. It also plays a major role in how easy or difficult it is for you to maintain your garden.
If the plants are too close together, it can affect the way they grow. Some of them may not get enough sunlight or water preventing them from growing or blooming the way they should. Having them too close together can also make it difficult to water them or keep pests under control that could destroy your plants.
You also want to group flowers together that need approximately the same amount of sunlight and water because it will make caring for them properly much easier. When selecting the spot for your garden, choose an area where you have access to a water hose that will reach the entire garden to make watering them easier and more convenient.
Adding accessories to your garden will certainly dress things up and make it more interesting. A beautiful landscaping design that includes a walkway between the plants or a gazebo facing the garden will greatly enhance your outdoor space. If any of your plants are in pots, choose the colorful, decorative ones to add extra color to your garden.
Another option is to add statues, fountains, birdbaths and similar items around your garden space. These items create interest and help to make the garden stand out. Be sure to include several benches or select a spot for lawn furniture where you can sit, relax and enjoy your garden.
However, you do need to be careful not to add too many accessories or your backyard will look and feel cluttered. We can help you find the right amount and type of accessories to enhance your garden space. Contact us today for more information on the landscaping services we provide.