Landscaping may seem demanding but with these hacks, you’ll have onlookers think you spend each second on your garden but in truth, you’ll spend more time appreciating it rather than working on it. So, learn the secret to achieving a garden look even Versailles garden will envy.
The trick to making your outdoors look like a garden straight out of a lookbook is to pick flowering plants which bloom in the grandest manner as possible. Some of the big bloomers we know and are suited for the zone are Blue Princess Verbena, Belinda’s Dream roses, and even a pair of deciduous holly.
Trellis and Pergola for Walls
Ditch the white picket fence in favor of trellises that let you adorn your walls with lovely creeping vines. From crawling clematis, jasmine, or wisteria, create a wistful look for your fence and draw the awe of onlookers.
If you love the feast of colors created in the tulip fields of Holland, create something like it by substituting tulips with coleus or any colorful leafy plant. Pick a number of garden varieties and plant it in sections. The resulting patched handiwork will definitely be a sight to behold.
Highlight your pathway with towering trees which doesn’t only present a grand entrance, it also gives a cool atmosphere. Aside from trees, you can also plant under shrubs to make use of the space below. This finally completes the picture perfect frame for your home.
Tufts of Green
Grasses are one of the least demanding garden variety there is. Pick different colors and textures and you’ll have an entertaining outdoor to get lost in. If you think tufts of grasses may be too monotonous, plant them in container pots to lessen their invasive aspect and to add in another design element. Another way to present grasses is by braiding some of it to create a container for itself.