Monthly Archives: April 2011
If you plan to add a flower bed to the current landscape of your property, here are some landscape design tips to follow so that the flower bed will be integrated and not stick out like a sore thumb. It is important to follow these tips so that the flowers will grow within the current context of the landscape and will complement its existing features.
The purpose of adding the flower bed should be considered. Do you want a new flower bed to add to your property’s curb appeal? Is adding splashes of color or fragrance to your garden your reason for planting new flowers? Is it to add beauty or soften the look of a bird feeder or mailbox? Or are you planning to remove your lawn covering and have flowers instead of grass? Your choice of flowers will stem from the purpose of planting them in the first place.