Plants By Type
How to Enhance Your Garden Landscape
By Tammy Sons
Gardening is an interesting activity by which you can add colors in your garden and make the landscape beautiful and eye catching. You can be proud of your garden if you choose right plants with great colors and textures. It is really important to choose the ones that can match well with the landscape.
There are different varieties of plants available in the market ranging from shrubs, hedges, trees, ornamental grasses and sedges. You can choose flowering plants and team them up in flower beds along with ferns and ornamental grasses. Herbs and sedges also look great when planted on borders and edges.
Placing the plants in the right place also makes a lot of difference in the landscape. You can use your creative skills to decorate the garden, patio and gazebo. Hanging baskets and pots can also be used in the garden. Making a gravel pathway and putting pebbles and stones artistically can also make a huge impact. You can decorate the garden with small fountains or sculptures that are easily available.
If you do not have a large space in your garden you can think of growing hedges and vertical climbers that do not occupy a lot of space. You can place metal frames or poles and train vines or creepers on them.
Knowing about the plants you want to grow is another important aspect that can contribute towards the success of a garden. Choose the right varieties depending upon on the soil and temperature requirements of plants. If you do not choose wisely then plants might not survive.
It is advisable to get the soil of your garden tested before you plan out the design and landscape. It will help you in determining the type of plants that you should be buying. Try and experiment often by introducing new varieties in your garden. You might get desired effect from certain varieties. The more varieties you will use, the more interesting your garden will turn out.
You will find lots of information about various plants on the internet, gardening blogs and magazines. You can also get tips from your friends who have been growing a certain variety of plants that you are interested in. Once you have the required information you can go ahead and invest in exquisite flowering plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, etc. that can enhance your garden’s beauty. So, grab your gardening tools and get to work, you’ll thoroughly enjoy growing plants and trees…