Designing Your Garden

Sowing vibrant-colored flowers is not enough to make your garden enviable among others. Like your room after the painting is done you need a brief planning where you are going to put the sofa, furniture etc. The same thing goes for your garden. You need to design your garden with the artificial items to bring that elegant look. It can be of anything like patios, berms, pathways, fountain etc. There is a wide range of artificial designing items available in the market. The accurate selection depends upon the look you give to your garden.

If you want to create a mysterious look to your garden you can dig up berms in your garden area. They are the uplifted earthen areas, which can be developed in your garden. The peak in plain areas can shock the visitor. To make the assumption concrete you can raise the hill by growing some plants. Not only it appears soothing to the eye it has got a useful side. It also controls soil erosion. It should be of a height of 18 to 24 inches.

Overhead Structures
These are the shades that keep you cool in the extreme summer. The structures can be given an attractive look by making it with cedar wood and the upper part can be of latticework, which will allow the sunlight to enter. Then deck it by hanging the fringes of vine.

Patios in your garden
Patios are generally preferred when constructed with flagstone. It actually is an entertaining spot. If you are constructing patios with flagstone the pieces are to be well-placed so that the plants can be sown between the stones. The other options are brick-type paver, square concrete pavers with timber borders.

Building garden pathways with stairs
You can make garden paths with flagstone especially of Chilton Stone. These paths can also be of brick, wood chips, Class 5 gravel, evenly grinded limestone or granite. The stairs of the garden pathways should be adjacent to the lawn for safe and flexible mowing. It should be of 1¾ inch to 2 inches thick, 18" to 22" in breadth.

Fountains, Sundials & Armillaries
You can also construct a fountain to give a chill look during summer.
There are no set laws for decoration. We have tried to provide you with some options. So adorn it according to your choice while keeping a keen eye on the geography of your house.