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Looking for Landscaping Design Ideas?

Looking for Landscaping Design Ideas?

Your home is your castle, but instead of surrounding it with a moat, create a beautiful landscape! The best landscaping designs include vibrant plantings that add warmth, color, depth, and texture to your property. From shrubs that feature an array of greenery to perennials and annuals in an assortment of colors, shapes, and sizes, if you’re looking for landscaping design ideas for your home, keep on reading. Below, you’ll find some fantastic ideas that you can draw on for inspiration.

Looking for Landscaping Design Ideas?

Rambling Vines

Use rambling vines to add unexpected pops of color to your landscape. Dark green tendrils gently winding their way around columns and fences are sure to capture the attention of people passing by and create a sense of whimsy in your yard.

There are so many wonderful species of flowering vines to choose from, but clematis is, without a doubt, a real showstopper. Clematis vines feature oversized blooms in purple, blue, white, pink, or red, that create a showy display when growing up a fence, a trellis, or even the base of a mailbox.

Wisteria is another excellent type of vine to consider. These hardy vines burst into stunning purple in the late spring and early summer in most parts of the country. Wisteria looks simple and stunning when planted over a pergola or a trellis.

Create Height and Dimension by using Planters and Baskets

You wouldn’t want to live in a one-dimensional house, so why would you want a one-dimensional landscape or garden design? Planters and baskets are an excellent way to add depth and dimension to your garden.

Hanging baskets coupled with elevated planters helps create lovely layers that will be sure to make a dramatic statement to your backyard or front yard landscaping. This technique is a simple way to add visual interest without putting in a lot of effort. It also helps to turn your yard into a rainbow of color, creating a visual effect that will look reminiscent of living waves as the tendrils, leaves, and blossoms drape across your yard.

Blooming Shrubs

Looking for super-easy landscaping ideas to transform your outdoor space? If so, then you’re definitely going to want to add blooming shrubs and trees. These plants will make a stunning visual impact on your yard, not only in terms of color but in terms of texture and depth, as well. There are so many different types of blooming shrubs and trees to choose from, but we’re particularly fond of the Chinese snowball.

The Chinese snowball is, without a doubt, one of the showiest shrubs in spring. The large clusters of white flowers, which can span up to eight inches across, bedazzle branches of green in the later part of spring, lending a romantic and elegant, yet casual flare to any yard.

Chinese snowball plants can grow as tall and wide as 20 feet and features blooms that are reminiscent of hydrangea but are actually viburnum. Either way, this plant is sure to make a bold statement.

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