Increase Value with
Garden Landscape Design
Beautiful formal gardens will need constant care to maintain
their clean design. Pruning and trimming occur almost every
other day and cleanliness is one thing that is usually
maintained for most formal
gardens. A fromal garden is created with clean and well
defined garden landscape design. Add definition and color with
plant choice and arrangement and interest with unusual plant
varieties. A well planned garden landscape design will often
have either geometric or curved but very distinctive
Adding Borders and
These elements are often part of the garden landscape design
of a formal garden. Borders can be created from a variety of
materials including rocks, bricks or even a low row of shurbs.
English garden landscape designs require a well defined border
to separate the flora and fauna from the pathways and lawns.
Formal gardens require neat borders in the garden landscape
design to create more attention to the edges.
A garden landscape design will need a beautiful pathway
inviting your guests to visit your formal garden. Pathways can
be made of slate, brick or gravel and can wind randomly in and
out of the garden. Most are stone or cement while others use
wood to define the pathway. Including a cleverly laid out
pathway in your garden landscape design will direct your
visitors to stategic areas of interest.
The garden landscape design of a formal garden is not
complete without a stone structure. These structures can be
fountains or gazebos that are usually made of stone but other
materials might also suffice although stone is most common.
Stone looks good in the garden landscape design as furniture,
low benches or walls as well garden plot borders and steps.
Several stone varieties are chosen by many when considering a
change in their garden landscape design.
To give your garden landscape design a dramatic finish add
items such as a water fountain, koi pond, a trellis or sitting
area. These look great as additions for a formal garden.
Hiring a landscape architect is sometimes needed to create
the perfect formal garden landscape design for your home. They
will be well informed on what plants and other features are
traditionally used in formal gardens.