Your outdoor living space should undeniably suit your lifestyle. You know that you’re winning when you have an aesthetically appealing and functional outdoor living space. Every homeowner is unique. What this means is that some landscaping and hardscaping elements will better serve some homeowners versus others. It takes time to plan an outdoor oasis, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. It all boils down to what you like and what your preferences are. Landscape design allows you to be selfish. Here are a few considerations to ensure that your outdoor living space suits your lifestyle.
Do You Utilize Your Outdoor Living Space?
Of course, patios add visual appeal to your home. However, if you’re a person that doesn’t like to spend time outdoors, then a patio may not be the best addition for you. Instead, you may want to focus more on hardscaping elements such as retaining walls. Retaining walls add curb appeal to a home and protects against landscape erosion. With landscape design, the possibilities are endless. Here are a few inspirational ideas:
- Tea gardens (gardens that include mint, rosemary, lemon balm, bee balm, and many other herbs used in tea)
- Outdoor space for yoga
- Outdoor dining area
- A play zone for your children
These are only a few of the many ways that you can utilize your outdoor living space.
Tips for How to Ensure That Your Landscapes and Hardscapes Add Value to Your Life
Are you not precisely sure what matters to you? That’s understandable. Scrolling through the Internet for landscape imagery can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to narrow down what matters most:
- Scroll through our gallery, HGTV, Pinterest, etc…BUT proactively takes notes of what’s striking to you and why (you may notice a pattern)
- See your outdoor living space as another room and ask yourself if you can relax there
- Contact us, the landscaping professionals.
Plantings Should Suit Your Lifestyle As Well
If you’re a person that loves scents, go for a range of scented plants that will bloom during different seasons. Think Jasmine, Honeysuckle, and Mint. If you go crazy over color, think hydrangeas, roses, and sunflowers. The bottom line is that you should love your landscape, and we can help with that!
CALL IN THE PROFESSIONALS FOR YOUR LANDSCAPING NEEDS
Evergreen Gene’s offers professional landscaping and hardscaping maintenance services through the state of Maryland. We are here to make sure your gardens and grounds look as beautiful as possible year-round. Interested in how we can help your garden look its best? Give us a call at (410) 766-6877 or visit us online. To see examples of our work and get more helpful gardening tips, follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Houzz, and Twitter.