Elevate Your Outdoor Space with Stunning Landscaping Designs
As winter is coming to an end we are all looking forward to the warmer weather of spring and summer. It is a time when we head back outdoors to enjoy the pool and lazy days around the braai. What better way to welcome spring than turning your garden into a peaceful oasis paradise through the power of good landscaping?
How to Transform Your Garden Through Landscaping
The process of landscaping is not as simple as planting a few plants here and there. There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration before getting started on a garden project, especially if you want your plant life to flourish.
This process doesn’t need to be stressful or complicated. We here at Windy Willows are going to share our years of experience with you by giving you some useful landscaping tips and tricks.
- Assess Your Garden First. Before diving headfirst into your project, we would suggest you first take a look at your outdoor space and what it has to offer. Prepping your garden is key when it comes to any landscape project. Analyse already existing features and decide what you want to keep or get rid of. Have a look at how your garden is shaped and how much space you have to work with. Pay attention to all the natural features as well, like what area gets the most sunlight and where the wind tends to cause the most problems. Windy Willows can offer you an excellent and healthy plant selection, but it is still important to know exactly where they will flourish and if you can maintain them in your outdoor space.
- Divide Your Outdoor Space into Zones. Now that you have assessed and have a more thorough understanding of your garden, it is time to start dividing it up into sections. To do this, decide on the differing purposes you want each part of your garden to have. For example, if you want to be able to entertain friends and family who come to visit, you may want an area that can cater to that. You may also want a quieter area specifically for some alone time with a good book and a cup of tea. This kind of space may need something like a box hedge or a large tree to provide you with shade and privacy. Take note of information and ideas like this when seeking advice from a professional.
- Plant for Privacy. Nobody wants their personal space invaded. To create a truly tranquil oasis, it is necessary to incorporate a certain level of privacy in the design. A good landscaper knows that this can be achieved by planting things like trees and hedges and placing fences strategically. Our nursery offers a lovely variety of trees and hedging plants, for both large and small spaces, perfect for achieving that ideal level of seclusion.
- Choose the Right Plants for Your Garden. It is essential to buy the right plants for your space in order for them to thrive. Buying a large number of lemon trees that require a lot of sun when you have a shady outdoor space will hurt your wallet as well as the trees. One way to avoid seasonal disappointment is to buy a few evergreen plants, like Azaleas, Camellia japonica, or Conifer Creating an outdoor space with the right plants will also create a small ecosystem within your garden.
Get started on creating your very own garden oasis today. Contact Windy Willows to get a landscaping services quote today.