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The basics of Landscape Design

A beautiful landscape can transform your residential place into a paradise. With the right landscaping ideas, you can effortlessly create a comfortable, relaxing and enviable front yard or backyard. Unfortunately, this vision eludes so many homeowners due to lack of adequate knowledge of the basics of landscape design. In such instances, it is wise to consider enlisting the help of a good landscaping services company such as Zonascape Landscaping.

Here are the basics of Landscape Design

  1. Research extensively and make a list of wants or needs

Landscaping designing requires extensive research before implementation. As a homeowner, it is important to focus on identifying all the features you want to incorporate into your landscape based on how you want to use it.At the end of the day, you should manage to come up with a list of all wants and needs such as outdoor fireplaces, kids playing zones, pathways, and pools among many others. Additionally, you should have a rough idea of where you want everything to be placed in your landscape.

  1. Get the positioning and sizing of all features right.

The best way of getting this stage right is through working with reputable professional landscape designers. An honest and trustworthy landscape designing expert will work tirelessly to help with the sizing and positioning of all your anticipated fixed features such as swimming pools, water fountains, outdoor fireplaces, pathways, kids playing features, gardens, pergolas and structural plants among others. With the right sizing and positioning, you can rest assured of being the proud owner of an exotic and eye-catching landscape.

  1. Don’t gamble with your desired fixed features materials and colors

Choosing the right materials and colors for your fixed features matters a lot when designing your landscape. The idea is to create consistency rather than chaos. For consistency purpose, opting for fixed features textures, colors and forms that match your home’s exterior is highly recommended. Don’t hesitate to experiment until you finally manage to produce an aesthetically pleasing, functional, efficient and unique residential landscape.

  1. Contextualize the garden

Contextualizing your garden is one of the most important basics of landscape design. It is worth mentioning that there are different residential properties such as suburban, urban and rural gardens with each requiring a different approach. Whether you own a rural/suburban or urban property, contextualizing the gardens accordingly will minimize the risks of creating a jarring effect to everyone who accesses the space. Consulting a competitive landscape design professional can save you from enduring endless headaches trying to figure how to get the contextualization part right.

Do you need credible, affordable and efficient Landscaping services? We welcome you to contact Zonascape Landscaping for high-quality services. Together we can transform your residential landscape into a magnificent space.