Completing the Look of Your Landscaped GardenPosted: July 14, 2013
Everybody wants to have a beautiful garden. Whether you are looking to spend the whole year round tending your plants, or if all you want out of it is a calm and relaxing space to sit outside in the summer, or just an open space where the children can run around your garden can be whatever you want it to be. Be it a canvas to work on or a space to do nothing, it’s all about you.
And so you put in the time, effort and money to get your garden landscaped just the way you want it. But once you’ve done all this and have that ideal garden, you’re not going to want tacky or poor quality garden buildings thrown in, are you?
The choice of buildings in your garden is just as important as the rest of the layout. Whether you just need a storage shed for your lawn chairs, or a potting shed with space all the tools and equipment you need to work your magic, it’s got to be of a quality and aesthetic level to compliment the rest of your garden.
As with most walks of life, there is little point in putting work into something only to plonk something cheap and ugly in the middle of it right at the end. Who wants to be sitting in the sun over the summer and being forced to look at a broken and rotting shed? Who wants to be sitting in a potting shed that is a damp and ugly eyesore in the middle of their beautifully tended garden?
It’s a choice about how best to compliment your landscaping. Plan ahead. Work out what buildings you are going to want and incorporate them into the design from the start. Make them part of the flow and overall look. If necessary adjust your designs accordingly to make sure that the buildings fit. You can hide them away or make them focal points. It’s up to you.
And if you’re putting in the effort, make sure that you invest in high quality garden buildings and furniture. It may cost a little more, but do not be drawn in by the temptations of false economy. Through your landscaping design you can make a garden that is as high or low maintenance as you desire, but if your garden buildings fall apart your only choice will be to replace them far sooner than you planned.