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Helpful Tips in Garden Landscape Design and Lawn Care

Planning to design and construct your garden landscape must be accompanied by opening to a lot of creative possibilities, as well as learning the landscape elements in designing one. An effective way to designing a landscape should be that the creative plan should work out for you, meaning that the design should also consider the idea of allowing maintenance to be much easier.

Thinking about designing a garden bed, keep away from sharp curves and angles as these designs can make mowing the lawn more difficult and will compel for a trimmer instead. Putting practical ideas into your design can be beneficial for maintenance, one of which is allowing the components in the landscape to be spaced apart in order to give room for mowing to easily maneuver around. It is important that your design will still, if possible, continue to be appreciated in the future, so that all the hard work, time and money spent will not be in vain.

It is more practical to be realistic and be objective in budgeting for your landscape construction, so that it’s best to come up with a breakdown list of all the things that will be needed, as well as adding about 15-20% to the budget to cover all expenses.
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By prioritizing the infrastructure, which are using the right soil and compost, plotting where the drainage location should be, and taking care of the weeds, before starting in the construction of your garden designs will result into a smooth transition and realization of your design plans.
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To be able to have an effective grouping in each garden bed, follow the basics in landscape gardening which is planting plant varieties in odd multiples of 1’s, 3’s, 5’s, 7’s, 9’s to be able to create a beautiful harmony of plant varieties and won’t look like they are overcrowded.

It is essential that you have a maintenance plan in place as it is important to keep a well-manicured lawn and well-tended plants.

Lawn mowing is the most important maintenance practice because how you mow sets the stage for everything else in keeping the garden landscape spic and span. When mowing, cut the grass high removing no more than 1/3 of the leaf of the grass blades, mow with sharp blades, don’t cut in the same direction, and recycle the grass clippings.

Maintenance tips in watering the lawn are: only water when your lawn needs it so about 2-3 times a week, soil must be watered at least 6-8 inches deep, and watering in early morning hours can reduce evaporation.

Lawn care extends to fertilizing to supply nutrients to the soil with considerations of using the right kind of fertilizer, should it be organic or not, the correct application and costs.