Landscapes give your home character. It makes it unique and therefore, it is important to maintain it. Here are 8 best landscape designs.

 

Mediterranean

As from the name, this style is inspired by the Mediterranean coast such as Spain and Italy. It is designed to mimic the herbal plants that are found in the Mediterranean setting and the water features such as fountains are a common site.

 

English

It is characterized by well-manicured lawns and water features such as ponds and lakes. The background is usually of woodlands in the form of trees and sculptures. Flowers are planted on beds to provide color and fragrance.

 

Japanese

Inspired by the Buddhist religion, Japanese designed landscapes are full of stones, water, and miniature plants. The sole purpose of this landscape is to exude tranquility. The stones serve the purpose of paving or creating stairwells. Water features like stone basins and ponds that incorporate stones and gravel.

 

Desert

The term desert goes hand in hand with low water needs. If you want to pull off a desert design landscape, make sure you invest in desert plants that require little water, installation of energy saving lighting, using fire pits. You can also include fountains.

 

Country

This style is characterized by gazebos, paths, and gardens. The idea is to give the landscape a nature filled feel. You do not have to focus on balance since nature does not balance or consider symmetry.

 

Modern

Sophistication is what comes to mind with this design. Paving and greenery, color, modern ornaments, and concrete are common features.

 

Xeriscape

The plants in this style do not use a lot of water and the environments a whole does not require too much resource to be maintained. This style if focused on low water usage.

 

Woodland

The rustic appeal of woodland is characterized by well-grown lawns and wild flowers as well as lots of trees.