A: The success of any visual design relies on adherence to five aspects: color, form, line, texture, and scale. If you plan your landscape with close consideration of these aspects, your landscape will be in line for great success!
Q: I was thinking of having some landscaping done. Can it really enhance the value of my property?
A: It sure can! Hiring a landscaper is worth the investment. Not only will you end up with a lovely garden and yard, but it could increase the value of your home up to 15%!
Q: What’s the difference between commercial and home landscaping?
A: Landscape design can be very hard and time-consuming work indeed! If dirty, strenuous labor and the arrangement of sensitive materials sounds like too much, we suggest you contact a commercial landscaper.
Q: What will I be working with?
A: The four things you’ll be working with are plants, water, hardscape, and lighting. These are what you will arrange to form a composition (with attention to color, form, line, texture, and scale).
Q: The landscape design magazines use the term “hardscape.” What does it mean?
A: Hardscape is a term that refers to non-plant materials and structures in a landscape, such as rocks, driveways, walks, decks, and patios.
Q: How can I use water elements to improve my landscape?
A: Water elements can make a wonderful and relaxing addition to your landscape design. Incorporate a pond, waterfall, or fountain as a focal point. These can be hard to install, so please consult a landscaping professional first.
Q: Is it possible to improve the appearance of my driveway with landscape design?
A: Of course. Lining the sides with flowerbeds or erecting quaint stone walls for planting structures can go a long way in making your driveway a thing of beauty.
Q: I’ve read up on landscape design and I’m ready to begin my project. Any tips for me?
A: Sure. Choose flowers and colored plants wisely, as the mood generated by color will largely determine the atmosphere of your landscape. Plan ahead regarding the size of plants and the amount they will grow over the years. The result should be a wonderful, balanced landscape composition!