Do you stay up all night dreaming on how to design your dream garden? Does it give you a have time thinking of ideas on how to make it look stunning and beautiful? Designing gardens can be a daunting task if you donít have any idea on how it is done. You can either resort on hiring a garden designer or someone who has the knowledge of the ins and outs of gardening. Or you can do it on your own by simply following these basic guides on how to make your own garden.
The first thing you need to know when starting on your garden is to know the exact location where you would like to have your garden. Choose a spot that you can have an easy access and somewhere where you have both sunlight and shade for your plantsí benefits. The size of your area will also determine how many plants your garden will accommodate. As overcrowding your plants is not a good idea, keep them at a proper number to optimize their beauty as well as their growth.
Most gardens have plants on the ground to make it more beautiful and make the whole place more greenish. So, the next thing you need to do is to set up your soil and condition it if you are planning on planting on the ground. If youíre going to use pots, you also need a good soil with the right amount of nutrient level that your plants need in order to thrive. Most commercially sold pots have holes on the bottom for the water to drain but if you are going to use a customized pot, be sure that it has a hole on the bottom.
Use pots that have good designs. Be aggressive with your design. Your design should also show something about your personality. They may be Japanese inspired pots or vases or anything that you like as long as they are not boring and cheap looking. Keep your imagination to its highest level.
You should plant more plants that are not only colorful but you need to have flowers that are more fragrant. These will not only make you feel relax but they will also set up the aroma level of your garden. Isnít it just amazing to stay at your garden that has beautiful scenery and a lovely smell? You can choose from the many different plants that are fragrant. When choosing for your plants donít base your choice solely by its fragrance but consider its appearance and its contribution to the beauty of your gardenís theme.
Lastly, your choice of foliage should be that which will draw interest from the people who will visit or stay at your garden. Choose shrubs that has interesting shapes and has colors that are unique and at the same time charming to the viewers.
Follow these simple tips on how to design your own garden and youíll be making your garden like a pro. A simple yet proper and correct designing of a garden will make it into a work of art