Summer garden designs

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Gardening during the summer is a fun, exciting and a great way to spend time outdoors. Your garden can be a great venue for entertaining, working, having fun or simply relaxing with a good book. There are a lot of ideas that you can integrate into your garden but you have to choose the right plants, flowers, shrubs, the right locations and the right materials for your garden.

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Summer garden designs

  1. 1. Summer Garden DesignsGardening during the summer is a fun, exciting and a great way to spend timeoutdoors. Your garden can be a great venue for entertaining, working, having funor simply relaxing with a good book. There are a lot of ideas that you can integrateinto your garden but you have to choose the right plants, flowers, shrubs, the rightlocations and the right materials for your garden. When thinking of a design theseare just some of the factors that you need to consider.The first thing that you must consider is the location and the amount of space youhave for your garden design. Find out whether this space receives sunlightthroughout the day; is it usually dry or moist in this area? Knowing this will helpyou determine the appropriate plants you can use, and remember there is a plant forevery space and growing condition. There are obviously plants that grow better inthe summer’s warm weather, for instance, geraniums, marigold, and begonias butdon’t be afraid to seek out some more unusual or exotic plants perfect for the hotseason.There are also other elements and structures that you can incorporate into yourgarden design. Pay attention to lighting options that you could integrate into thelandscape so as to highlight certain areas and features or even to flood particularlocations completely. If you are resourceful enough, you can choose to install solarlights. This way you maximize the suns energy, help the environment and saveelectricity, not to mention you can cut down on any wiring!Because you will be devoting time and effort in order to beautify and take care ofyour summer garden, don’t be afraid to show it off and use it for other purposessuch as dining or entertaining your family and friends. Choose fixtures such asgazebos, wall cushions, tables and chairs that blend well with your home andgarden character. Doing this will give people visiting the area a sense of beingclose to nature right in the comfort of your home.There are a wide range of color schemes that you can use for your summer garden.Choose plants or flowers that complement your house or the furnishings that you
  2. 2. want to put in your garden. If you plan the design carefully, take time inpreparation and seek professional advice, you can have a garden that you can enjoyeven after the summer heat has gone. For more exquisite designs and to view the work of one of the UKs best garden designers click here - London Garden DesignA designer who can transform your garden and outdoor space into something you couldnt even imagine!

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