Landscape Design Gold Coast
While designing a landscape, there are several aspects to consider before embarking on the project. It is important to have a clear vision and know all the finer points in order to avoid disappointment later. It can be overwhelming to decide especially if you have never done landscape design on your own before. Professional service providers with years of experience in landscaping can help you make the right choice.
Understand your Purpose
A beautifully landscaped open space can be effectively used for various outdoor activities. Before you begin with your landscape design, you should be clear about the purpose of your space. Decide whether you will use the space for entertaining, dining, cooking, gardening or just relaxing and enjoying the nature. The basic design will depend on your desired purpose.
Who is it For?
Next, your landscaping should add to the convenience of those who will use the space. This should include all your family members; especially children or the elderly. If you have pets, do keep them in mind too as the landscaped yard should not be difficult for them to traverse.
Climate and Environment
The climate and environment of your area is another deciding factor. For any landscaping to be sustainable, you should carefully consider the sunny and shady areas of open space, the flow of water and drainage facilities, direction of wind and views from different angles.
Along with climate, the existing soil also plays a crucial part in landscaping. Understand the nature of the soil of your yard and the type of nutrients it contains. This will decide which plants will grow best in your landscaped garden.
You can do soil tests to evaluate the soil and add nutrients to make it more suitable for a particular plant you may want to grow. Professionals offering landscaping services can help you decide the right plants most suitable for your yard.
Red’s Landscaping Gold Coast is a premier landscape design company. For all your residential and commercial landscaping needs, give us a call on 0424 350 910.