Transforming the barren land of a house or a seaside oasis may seem like an impossible task to accomplish. Often in fact we are reluctant to these make-up works because we think that the sandy soil, the excessive sun, the strong sea winds can nullify the work. On the other hand, paying a minimum of attention to local climatic conditions, it is possible to choose the plants that are best able to live with apparently hostile climates. As we know, plants are divided into three basic categories, namely: annual, biennial and perennial; well it is to be known that the latter are the most suitable for surviving in difficult or presumed climates. For example, ivy plants are suitable for growing in dry soils, but it is always advisable to improve it with the overlap of healthy soil and organic compounds, as well as with abundant irrigation and excellent drainage (sprinkle the soil with peat) they can create stability. When setting up a garden in case of strong winds, the construction of boundary walls or leeward hedges are effective for the protection of herbaceous and climbing plants. A combination of intelligent techniques and therefore robust perennials that thrive in difficult conditions, allow you to practice the art of gardening against all odds.
In garden design you find three methods, three schools of garden design. In fact, the column presents English garden design, Italian garden design and already …
Italian garden design
The Italian garden is a garden that has a strong impact on those who visit it, what is mainly striking is the rigor with which it is designed. This is by no means a green space …
The English garden was born in 700 and no longer uses geometric elements to define the space of the garden, but combines natural elements with artificial ones, to create a space that really has …
design a garden
Probably the garden is the most direct expression of the owner’s imagination and personality. However, setting up a garden in a totally spontaneous and impulsive way is not my …
If your idea of garden beauty is reflected in the traditional ideals of great English estates, this style of interpretation may be for you. The scheme here is particularly colorful and elegant and includes numerous shades of blue, purple and lavender, illuminated with sparkles of white and touches of primrose yellow. The singly planted hollyhock is rich in natural mixed colors and the stronger pink tone provides warmer color accents. Normally, it takes several years to develop a garden like this. The perennials will grow all together forming lush flower beds in a very short time and every single flower will seem to follow the other in a constant crescendo, changing the chromatic effect in a way that is nothing short of spectacular. If we are in a hurry and do not intend to wait for the reproductive cycle of perennials, we can solve this by sowing plants that can be defined as temporary (annual) depending on the season in order to fill the gaps waiting for the definitive flowering of the planted type. However, to obtain a luxuriant and elegant English garden with sparkling colors, it must be prepared in an optimal way by maximizing the fertility, porosity and moisture retention of the soil. Your efforts will be rewarded with a whole summer made of generous blooms.
For gardening lovers, the primary ambition is to create a garden with a design made up of multiple colors that only flowers can give. With this selection you will no longer need to rush to the flower shop for special occasions, but you can have blooms for all tastes and colors all summer long! This garden can be filled to the brim with some of the most colorful, attractive and fragrant flowers, further appreciating the magic that only nature can offer. Try to imagine a garden with the bright red colors of geraniums or climbing roses mixed with the yellow of tulips, up to the purple that disperses among the shades of butterfly flowers such as columbine or the intense green of ivy leaves and others. evergreen. A show that gratifies the eyes, the heart and enhances our design.
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