About Modern Garden House Design
Modern garden design has become an essential part of gardening. Modern architecture started in Europe since the beginning of twentieth century but it was not only then that the concept of modern garden designing acquired prominence. Modern design started in United States in California. 'Modern' means 'simple'. Modernity is all about keeping things simple and ordered. This has transmitted to the sphere of gardening too. In this article we shall discuss how you can make a garden "modern".
Modern garden designs are rare to find as most gardens follow the traditional approach. Traditional approach is largely decorative and gardens have to be decorative for the simple purpose of their existence is to provide beauty and relaxation to people. It is difficult to apply concrete "modern" methods to complex forms of nature. But this idea is changing.
Present concept of modern garden designs considers the garden as extension of the house and not as a greenhouse. This has led to certain innovations in the context of garden design. This has brought in more artificial assets to the garden. These include placing some furniture on the garden or arranging for separate lights.
This will also include the provision of barbeque in your garden and presence of shelters and screens in the area. In fact, nowadays, modern gardens also contain swimming pools. There is the scope for the placing of a variety of other articles in your garden.
Space and time are important constraints in the present world. Modern garden designs are made with a view to suit both. Plants have to be arranged carefully so that they do not take up excessive space. At the same time, the variety of plants will decrease as compared to traditional gardens if you are not considering gardening as your hobby.
Most people love beautiful gardens especially if you have your own house with a big yard. To create a modern garden you will need money, time and all the patience in the world. When creating a modern garden you have to do a lot of searching to see which flowers can be used for your garden and when it must be planted.
Landscaping is important.
Landscaping is one of the key things you will need to do before you start. It is important to decide how and where you want your garden. A modern garden needs the right type of sand, potting soil and seedlings. You will also need some decorative stones, crafting and pots to plant the seedlings in. It's always better to buy plants that you love. Find out from your nursery which plants or flowers are garden friendly and in season.
Buy plants and garden paving tiles in bulk
Most of the gardening products that you will need are available at selected gardening stores and nurseries. It is best to buy paving tiles in bulk so you don't have to go back to the store again. Most of the times you won't find the same thing you bought the previous time or at the same price. To create a beautiful garden you need to have all the right products. If you already have grass planted then you can focus on where to place the walkway paving tiles.
Add cobblestones to the design of your modern garden
If you are using cobblestones, measure your garden and get enough for the passageway and other areas where you are going to lay it. There are a variety of cobbles available. You will find the Roma Random, Cornwall, Bastille, Canterbury, Porto and Piazza cobbles. You can decide afterwards if you want to get them painted or to just leave them as they are.
Get help when creating your garden
Putting a garden together is not an easy task, but you can get help from a friend or family member. Alternatively you can hire a professional gardener who knows about plants and paving tiles. This will also allow you to get more objective ideas as to what will suit your garden.
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