Landscaping Large Gardens
Beautifying your Big Garden
Landscaping can do wonders for you and your surroundings. In a
survey conducted by the Gallup Organization, almost 54% of
Americans said the top benefit of landscaping is the
relaxation and enjoyment it brings for people to enjoy as
landscapers and as visitors.
In beautifying a big garden, employing the principle of
landscaping is extremely important.
Some people feel that improving the appearance of a big garden
can be a daunting task.
Often, many of the beautifying
elements already exist - trees, rocks, shrubs, roses, large
flowering shrubs, and more.
So what is a landscaper to do? It
would be best to relax and respect the natural rhythms of the
elemental materials found in the garden.
Learn the value of patience and flexibility. It is with these
attributes that a true landscaper can work out the details of the
Consider the size of the yard. If it's a big garden, it's
important to use the proper number of plants and trees so the area
doesn't appear dull and empty... possibly larger beds of flowering
A big garden usually contains some trees and shrubs even before
the landscaping process begins. It's best to
examine the area before starting to plan a landscape design.
Keep in mind that employing the principles of landscaping should
not just focus on enhancing its features. The way the trees
provide shade is a vital factor.
The proper placing of plants is a necessity. Since it will be a
bigger area, consider the plants that need more sunlight and those
that should not be directly exposed to the sun.
In landscaping, what is important is to emphasize the beauty of
nature. For example - if there are natural rock formations
in the area, emphasize the ones that are most attractive or
unique. Minimize or conceal the ones that are not so attractive.
All of these things boil down to the fact that the size of the
area should be the top consideration of the landscaper. The
size of the garden will determine if it needs more trees, plants,
rose bushes, or other embellishments. Size really does influence
For example, selecting the best roses
for your garden may seem like a major
challenge because there are so many kinds.
Many of your decisions about which roses to buy and plant will
depend on your landscaping needs. Fences and trellises call for
climbers, while cutting gardens need hybrid teas and grandifloras.
Shrub borders are ideal for floribundas and shrub roses, while
small gardens are great for miniatures. If you prefer a
low-maintenance garden, old garden roses will serve your site
In addition to choosing roses for their landscape value, you want
to select those that grow well in your area because many varieties
have trouble in very cold or hot regions, or are susceptible to
local diseases like as black spot.