Beautiful formal gardens will need constant care to maintain
their clean design. Pruning and trimming occur almost every
other day and cleanliness is one thing that is usually
maintained for most formal
gardens. The garden landscape design for most
formal gardens is usually quite simple and clean. Lines are
defined and plants are seldom mixed together or if they are,
they are usually the same variety with different colors. The
garden landscape design is not necessarily stiff but it is
usually well defined with straight lines and borders.
These two are commonly included with garden landscape designs
for many formal gardens. Borders can be created from a variety
of materials including rocks, bricks or even a low row of
shurbs. English garden landscape designs require a well defined
border to separate the flora and fauna from the pathways and
lawns. Formal gardens incorporate cleanly designed borders into
their garden landscape design.
An inviting pathway is always required to get your guests from
the house to the formal garden landscape design. Some pathways
are geometric with sharp corners or can wind around the garden
with soft curves. Commonly pathways are defined with rock, wood
or brick. To make walking around your garden landscape design
easier a beautifully planned pathway is needed.
A stone, cement or rock feature such as a statue of waterful
will finish the formal garden landscape design. Stone fountains
or gazebos assembled out of cement or wood are a good example
of some of these structures. Stone looks good in the garden
landscape design as furniture, low benches or walls as well
garden plot borders and steps. When creating a beautiful garden
landscape design homeowners will consider rock such as slate,
sandstone or marble.
A formal garden may include such features as waterfalls,
streams, arbors and benches to complete the garden landscape
design. These are perfect features to add to a formal
Enlisting the help of a professional for your formal garden
landscape design may be necessary. Most of these professionals
have a vast knowledge of what consists of a formal garden as
well as which plants go well with it.