One of the most fascinating aspects of having a garden is that everyone is different, and it is a reflection of the personality of its owner. A garden can be practical, functional, aesthetic and visually attractive. It can be low or high maintenance. If you and your family are, active your garden can help you to stay fit. If you have children, you can provide them with a space to play. A
landscape architect with appropriate education and experience can design your garden in accordance with your individual needs and requirements of your family, combining several functions in one space. A professional landscape designer has
the ability to present your ideas in the form of technical drawings. His professional knowledge and experience makes the design space not only beautiful but also comfortable, affordable and safe.
A landscape architect will help you adjust the design of your garden to your specific needs and the design of your yard and home. Focusing on the natural location, climate, soil type, topography, hydrological conditions, sun and the location of existing facilities. From the rich palette of available plants, a landscape architect will select species that will meet your expectations. Low maintenance plants adapted to the existing climate or more attractive exotic ornamental plants that will require more care and irrigation. When designing a garden, a landscape architect is also aware of how the garden will change over many years. Garden designs should include such elements as terrain moulding, the layout of paths and roads, plant selection including
plants that are more fire resistant if planted around your home, small architectural features such as: gazebos, pergolas, lighting, irrigation, ponds and fountains. Lack of a professional garden design may lead to a garden that consists of random unrelated features that can be unappealing, both functionally and aesthetically.
Through knowledge, education and experience a landscape architect can create a design of your garden on paper for you. It is very good to develop a comprehensive design of the garden, even if you can not immediately implement it in its entirety. This gives you the opportunity to estimate the total cost of the project and enables you to divide the creation of your garden into stages. For example, in the winter you can work with a landscape architect on the design of a project, this way in the early spring you can start building your dream garden, starting from the areas that are most important for you. You can start by creating a terrace, arranging your front yard or creating a visual barrier from your neighbors. With a professional design of your garden you can ask several landscape contractors for estimated costs for the garden and choose the best offer for you.
Good luck and happy Gardening!