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Useful Design in Landscape
In order to carry out landscaping there are some important factors that need to be done. Having barriers between your lawn and garden is important. The material used as a barrier can be of type from cheap plastic to steel or stone and the price quite affordable. Most people make the mistake of not watering enough which is corrected by having a simple irrigation system. The simple irrigation system involves use of drip irrigation system which can be attached to a spigot with a timer to control the process. Addition of some mulch is another inclusion in which mulch helps maintain the soil but also decorating it. The color of the mulch also determines how the plants will be as the darker the mulch the more the color of the plants will stand out.
Another thing to know about landscaping is that good soil is important so that the roots of the plants penetrate into the soil so as to get the needed nutrients. So as to make a yard more colorful plants that are planted grow all through blooming the yard. In landscaping it is required to have a drainage so that water doesn’t pool to one spot. In addition it important to know how much you can devote to maintenance and also by asking a professional for the pros and cons in each landscaping project. In knowing the budget landscaping can be a big investment.
Functionality which involves not growing trees that disrupt the foundation of land, not blocking windows with trees and barriers that allow the view of the backyard and having walkways that keep property and humans safe and moving in the right direction. Plant selection is also another factor to consider as determines the needs when considering patios that are of low maintenance cost and lasts long. Mountain, riverine and coastal landscape are the types of landscapes found naturally in the earth’s surface. There are also landscapes that are created by people which are called built landscapes. Natural landscapes are made up of a variety of geographical features which are known as landforms and they include hills, caves and valleys.
The art of arranging or modifying the features of a yard or an urban area for practical reasons and aesthetics is landscape design. Two sections or segments of landscape are hardscape and softscape. Hardscaping features the following; fountains, pathways, statues and retaining walls. After landscaping is done, hardscaping follows suit in order to boost the curb appeal. Hardscaping doesn’t necessarily deal with addition of plants in comparison to landscaping.
Some examples of hardscaping include an elegant pathway or stone patio and a well-placed fountain. The concepts of landscaping perceives on the layout of the landscape which include harmony, balance, proportion and transition. So as to convey a theme in design then unity or harmony is applied.