When many people think of landscape gardening they immediately think of digging, dirt, and mess. But one aspect of any beautiful garden involves landscaping – and those extra touches that make it stand out.
Landscaping goes beyond pragmatic elements of gardening, such as growing vegetables, to focus more on the decorative desire of having a beautiful garden.
Many people can be unsure of how to approach landscaping. That’s why we have created this blog to share some of our landscaping ideas to help you get started.
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With the sun beginning to stretch its rays longer and longer throughout the day, you might begin to think about spending more time outdoors.
More specifically, garden design crosses your mind.
Maybe you’re finally finding time to get started on that garden you’ve always dreamed of. Or maybe you’re looking to change it up.
Regardless of where you’re at in the gardening phase, here are some top ways to get the most out of your garden.
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When it comes to your garden, you want to make the most of the space you have and get it looking its best.
Unfortunately, due to a lack of time or a green thumb, many people can’t nurture it to that level… That’s where landscape gardeners come in.
A landscape gardener is a professional who can work towards fulfilling all of your garden needs and goals. But if you have never hired a gardener or have had a bad experience it can be hard to know where to find one.
We know we do a good job, but we have many clients who go through a few companies before they get to us because they haven’t done their research properly.
That’s why we have created this short guide on how to find the best landscape gardeners in Perth so that you can find the perfect fit for your garden.
Let’s get to it!
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Pool Plant Design
A pool is a must-have in Perth – it’s hard to get through those 40+ degree days without one! If you are looking to have a pool installed or wanting to create a gorgeous design for your existing pool that includes a lot of foliage, it’s important to have a good idea of what plants will look great without causing issues in the future. Most people would think to get a garden design before beginning to landscape their outdoors – but it’s just as important to have a good pool plant design before adding a bunch of plants to your pool area!
Continue reading Which Plants are Best Around Pools in a Landscape Design?
Landscape design is an art.
As such, your outdoor space will be an expression of your personality and your style.
Your backyard is an extension of your home. It is no different than your living room, kitchen, or bedroom in that you want to your landscape to have as much character and style as the rest of your house.
It should come as no surprise that there are many style options to choose from when it comes to creating custom landscaping.
For that extra little something to really accentuate your landscaping, have a look at some of our tips below…
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Why would this be so important when it comes to planning and selecting plants for your landscape design? Because tree selection can’t be from a purely aesthetic standpoint. Trees have many pros, but also some cons which would be considered.
Of course, you should choose one you will love and which suits the design, but you also need to understand the long-term effects and nature of the tree – they can have a large impact on many areas of your design and garden.
Consult the questions below and our list of possible hazards before making your selection…
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What is a climbing plant?
Climbers, or creepers, are plants which naturally grow up vertical structures such as cliffs, walls and trees using twining stems, tendrils, thorns and suckers. Many of these can also grow on a flat surface as a groundcover.
Climbers can be a gorgeous addition to every design and make walls, or any vertical space into a great feature in your garden.
Continue reading What to know when using climbing plants in your garden design
Checking nutrient deficiencies in the garden
The last thing us garden-proud, green thumb types want to find when out caring for our gardens, are leaves with yellow spots, stunted growth or curling leaves in plants that should be green and healthy!
Obviously, something is wrong but what? And how do you know how to fix it?
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Oh to be able to stop and smell the roses – and not need to plant and care for them as well!
But in all seriousness, and despite the care required, I’m sure we can all agree that the beauty and fragrance they add to your garden is worth all the effort!
We love using roses in design, so here are our tips on how to buy, prune and use roses in Perth.
Continue reading Roses in design – and how to take care of them!
Get away without the getaway!
Your garden is your daily escape, your own slice of heaven as you relax in peace and quiet surrounded by nature… the dream.
So why not theme it and bring the tropics to your own backyard with a tropical garden design?
Continue reading How to Create a Tropical Paradise in your Garden