Local environment, including undeveloped natural plants. areas. For a list of invasive plants, check out the NC Invasive Plant Council, Going Native: Urban Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants, or NC Native Plants Society. To put the right plant in the right place, we need to understand the environmental requirements of each plant and its design features. For example, choose plants that are drought-resistant or low-moisture for a place where available water is limited. Or choose an evergreen, slow-growing, gently sloping shrub for a low hedge next to a walkway. The plant's environmental requirements to be considered include:
The budget should always be kept in mind, as the installation costs of various landscaping features can vary considerably. If shade is needed for a patio, the cheapest is to plant a shade tree and wait for several years. At a higher cost, a tree can be installed for instant shade. A large upright umbrella can be bought at a modest cost. If the design provides for a grassy play area, a lawn can be started from seed in the fall or spring (depending on the lawn selected), and you can wait a season for that she is ready for the job. For faster results, you can choose the most expensive turf option, allowing the grass to be ready for use much sooner.
By Mari Tzikas Suarez Photography by Charlene Lane Insider tips and secrets commercial of five of the main landscapes of the region architects and designers. David Gibson David Gibson was already an experienced landscape architect when he decided to go even further in traditional education and expertise - at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. So wait ... Our mission is to deliver an entire magazine devoted to the home and garden, highlighting the unique visual style and aesthetics of the Capital Region.
Don Burke and Scott Cam team up to create the perfect garden makeover for a small backyard featuring dwarf fruit trees, compact shed, outdoor entertaining …