The Things To Avoid When Landscaping
Having a beautiful and great landscape is what many homeowners strive for so that they can have something to show off to their guests. Everyone wants to achieve this goal and not just dreaming of it.
Although it sounds or looks easy to plant flowers and shrubs and arrange decorative rocks and accents, in reality, it takes a lot of patience and work for your garden to achieve the look you always desire. Here are the key things to avoid when working on your landscape.
Avoid Overcrowding Your Garden
Plants need enough room to grow. Hence, you need to ensure that you follow all the instructions of planting any plants be it flowers or vegetables. This will assist in avoiding to choke them as they fight for space once they start blooming.
Having an overcrowded garden will not make your landscape brighter. It will only make it unpleasant to look at. When planting flowers or vegetables on your garden, or any other plants, ensure there is proper spacing between them as instructed.
The plants should have some spacing when planting them during spring, and they will grow into wonderful plants come summer.
Don’t Make Your Garden Blossom All At Once
Always avoid making your garden bloom fully all at once. Of course it will look attractive for some few months but what will happen after? Hence, let it blossom gradually.
It is best choosing plants that will bloom at different seasons throughout the year such that your landscape will always blossom and look beautiful no matter the season. For instance, you can mix annuals with evergreens to make your garden look great all year round.
Other people might not notice any bad curb appeal, but you can. If you want your green landscape to look nice, then plant any plants properly and ensure that the garden is well planned to ensure that you will fully enjoy the space every day.
Avoid Excessive Ornamental Touches
A major mistake that many people often make on their landscapes is using excessive ornamental touches. A landscape can still remain beautiful without necessarily clogging it up with dozens of decorations.
Use decorations sparingly and if you love all the decorations you might have in mind, you can switch them seasonally and always have different and creative looks rather than putting up everything at once.
Also avoid crowding the landscape with too much color. Choose few colors and work with them, and you can always change them seasonally to go with another pair of colors rather than using them all at once. This will make your garden look uncluttered.
Do Not Forget Accent Lighting
It is also crucial to include accent lighting on your landscape. If you will not be able to see your garden or landscape at night, then there would be no point of setting it up. Hence, include some accent lighting so that you can enjoy the view of your landscape even at night.
Landscaping is an activity that should be fun and relaxing. Hence, always use the right tools and avoid the aforementioned mistakes and you will have the most attractive landscape.
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— Paul Allen (@nbglandscapes) August 17, 2016