The art of Thai Landscaping
Thailand is blessed with many great designs and designers, and this is no exception when it comes to landscaping. Being outdoor people, the Thai's have become very knowledgeable when it comes to the way garden landscapes fit together, and with the natural lush tropical surroundings as tools, garden landscapes in Thailand have the potential to be the most attractive in the world.
A professionally planned landscape recognizes the importance of harmony and organization of the space outside and around the home. If this is planned and implemented correctly, this will not only result in an attractive garden space, but will also achieve a look and style that can significantly add to the value of your home.
Some important landscaping tips and considerations are:
What are your landscaping goals?
Think carefully about the layout of your space, and what you require from it. Is it big enough to have certain desirable features? If it is, where are the best places to locate them? A good landscaping plan will take into account the house and its surroundings, visual harmony, maintenance and maintenance times, costs, and the correct enhancements of areas for their desired purpose. Landscaping your home need not be expensive, and it will help to keep costs low as long as the details are all correct in the planning.
Examine good design and desirable outcomes
It is a good idea for garden owners to have in their own minds some ideas as to their desired outcomes. What styles do you like? Do you prefer a more formal, neat garden, or an informal, wild spread of beds and planting? How do you perceive your Thai garden developing? Look on the Internet and through garden magazines to get a clear idea of the visuals you desire.
It is wise to go through these ideas with a landscaping professional who will have knowledge about the materials available and costs, which are important factors, as depending on your budget, these will directly effect how the finished garden will look.
Area and layout
Take a long hard look at the available garden area. Check the terrain, its size, natural elevations, current contents, tree positioning and all structures contained within. If using a landscaping expert, ask them to draw up plans, so you can look at the various combinations of features, and change them as you proceed. A good landscaping company will do this free of charge until you are content and go ahead with implementation.
Consider how the landscaping plan fits together with your home. The finished design should greatly enhance the look of your home, with new pathways, water features, trees and new planting, this is the reason you have chosen to landscape properly, you want your garden to be a welcoming, beautiful and relaxing place of recreation and rest.