Potted ferns are great additions to the base of the structure and they give an earthy accent to the threshold. Bringing the plants both closer and real on the walls of the structure will make it look like a perfect complement to the green space. Create a garden paradise, an escape, an oasis in your backyard by building intersecting trails, winding streams, inspiring views and hidden rooms. Design small shelters where people can gather to drink and try to mix formal and informal to stimulate visual tension. Each tower of the trail brings its own vignette of garden. You can also be creative and save the biggest garden surprise - a plant wall, fountain, statue, bench, or special flower show - for the location.
Reality is a sustainable yard can be planted in a lush, attractive and undemanding manner. The good news for homeowners who prefer a neater look is that there are ways to be friendly in Florida without compromising on aesthetics. Landscape plants tolerant to drought with a "neat" growth habit are available. The "wild" aspect of some native plants can be controlled by using architectural features (shrouds and fences) and selected maintenance practices. Natural areas can be made more attractive by removing debris and sprawling plants. In addition, building materials, such as permeable paving, can reduce the visual and ecological impact of large surfaces, such as walkways.
Factors influencing the choice of materials include architectural and landscape features, costs, and sustainability. When selecting hardscape material, consider the principles of unity, rhythm, emphasis and repetition. If possible, repeat the materials and colors already used on the house. This achieves a major goal of good landscape design: to establish a visual relationship between the house and the site. Use construction materials that blend well with the local natural environment and relate to the home.
In addition, I would like to plant cherry trees, Japanese maple trees and hydrangeas. So jealous of your future beauty projects! I agree, it is really important to have an understanding of the size and scale when you are arranging your yard. It looks like there are owners who have an idea of what they want, like a huge bridge, and that's not going in their yard. Understand how certainThings will look in your yard will help make it look good, a bit like in your image of young crêpe myrtle and mature elm in the stone framed enclosure. Everything in this picture looks like it fits the size and scale of this part of the yard, and the stone border seems to help tie all the details for this part of the yard together. : //jklandscape.com/ Thanks for the comments. The scale is so important to any design - even a landscape.