There is no denying that one of the best features of any house is not found inside the house but instead on the outside and it is none other than the garden. Gardens of all sorts have been part of the home landscape for decades have recently exploded in popularity due to shows about gardens being aired on TV. Not only do gardens provide you with a tranquil place to relax and perhaps meditate but a well-planned garden can enhance your homes appearance and at the same time add value to your home. Read on to find out some of the different types of gardens that you can have in your home.
Contemporary gardens are gardens that use clean design line while focusing in the landscape material used such as hardwood, stone or rendered walls. These types of gardens gained popularity in the past ten years due to an increase in modern housing with minimal garden space. With a shift towards modern design, contemporary gardens us bold but simple planting techniques such as the use of one or two plants that are repeated throughout the design with grass being a favourite choice in the design. Lighting effect such as the use of light-emitting diodes play an important part in these types of garden design. (more…)