Landscaping Lessons-Proper Placement Of Trees In Landscape Design

 


Article by: Steve Boulden

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And while most elements will remain what they are for years to come, the one thing that most do it yourselfers and some professionals overlook is the space that tiny little sprouts will occupy when they become mature plants , A Touch of Feng Shui in the Garden and trees. , Wicker Patio Furniture or Teak Patio Furniture is Great in a Gazebo

Trees serve a number of obvious purposes in the landscape. , Some Of The Most Common Design Features Creating shade, wind blocks, noise reduction, boundaries, and focal points are just a few. Once I have established where I'll need trees , Organic or Chemical Feeding of Plants - What's Best for these purposes in a design, , Water Gardens That Upset The Neighbours I have several other considerations before I can designate their permanent home. , Organic or Chemical Feeding of Plants - What's Best

Planting without considering the space that the mature full grown plants , Vegetable Garden Ideas and trees , Snapper Mowers Models will occupy can become more than just an inconvenience. It can be costly.

Things to consider.

Around Play Areas

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The solution to this is to place , Patio Design - Add Awnings As A Colorful Finish For Your Patio Design large shade trees , Buying or Building Your Own Water Fountain a distance from the area in line with the travel of the sun. , Lap Pools - Great Exercise Inside Or Any Size Backyard If you know the trees , Greenscapes: Energy Efficient Landscaping you plant , Fall is the Time to Get Your Garden Trees and Shrubs Ready for Winter: Here's What to Do and how far the mature canopy will extend, you can still plant , How to Choose Your Garden Furniture and Make It Last for shade without exposing your kids to unsanitary conditions.

Around Pools

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Unlike play areas though, you may not want to shade the entire pool landscape , Color in the Garden from the afternoon sun. , A Leaf Blower Has More Uses Than You Think Therefore you shouldn't plant , Myths About Lawns large shade trees , What Does A Brassia Orchid Plant And A Spider Have In Common? in direct line with the travel of the sun. , Garden Shed - Using It as a Workshop or Craft Room Design , Timely Tips for Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter as to create a shady area to one side or the other. This is also another spot to eliminate top rooting trees , Buying or Building Your Own Water Fountain around concrete. , Organic or Chemical Feeding of Plants - What's Best Evergreen types are usually your best bet for around pools.

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While infrequent deep watering as opposed to frequent shallow watering will help deter top rooting trees, , Organic Gardening some trees , Some Of The Most Common Landscape Design Features are still determined to seek out other sources of water , Fleur De Lotus: Purity in a Sullied World which may be on the surface or moist areas under structures.

The seeking roots , Growing Vegetables and Fruit by Organic Gardening of large trees , How to Choose Your Garden Furniture and Make It Last are a powerful force that can break sidewalks, foundations, and even lift walls , 7 Natural Stone Pebble Projects For Every Home out of place. , Buying or Building Your Own Water Fountain This is the biggest and most costly mistake I see. Know your landscaping , A Leaf Blower Has More Uses Than You Think trees before you plant , Life's a Beach--A Shore Theme in your Outdoor Space them next to your home. , Wicker Patio Furniture or Teak Patio Furniture is Great in a Gazebo

Under Power , Rose Planting - Tips and Advice Lines Know what's overhead.

Property Lines And Easements This one can make enemies out of neighbors.

Underground Utilities, Sewers, And Septic Tanks

Besides the roots , 'Sir Cedric Morris' Hardy Geranium being able to break pipes and lines, you don't want to have to move or destroy a mature tree , Flag Day: Will You Be Ready? to fix a leak. Locate lines and plant , Organic Gardening away from them. Some trees , Timely Tips for Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter can spread out much further underground than they do up top. Know what's underground.

Perspective

You need to keep in mind the mature size of trees , Fall is the Time to Get Your Garden s and Shrubs Ready for Winter: Here's What to Do in proportion to the size of your home , Color in the Garden and other landscaping , Organic or Chemical Feeding of Plants - What's Best elements. Large trees , Growing Vegetables and Fruit by Organic Gardening can dwarf a small home , Is it Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part Two) and small trees , Flag Day: Will You Be Ready? can look like shrubs , Lap Pools - Great Exercise Inside Or Any Size Backyard placed around a very large home. , Planting Your Garden Know the mature size of trees , Organic Gardening and keep them in perspective.

Hiding or framing a home

Consider the view from the street and other areas and consider the purpose of your trees. , How to Build a Shed If you wish to seclude your home, , Organic or Chemical Feeding of Plants - What's Best you don't need much thought for that. However, if you only wish to frame or accent your home, , Organic Gardening you'll again need to consider the mature size and placement of your plantings.

Parking Areas

Here's another opportunity for birds , Gardening for s Part 2 and critters to make a mess of things. If possible, plant , Myths About Lawns in accordance with the travel of the sun. , Rugosa Roses - Fragrant, Tough and Handsome Shrub Roses And once again, know the mature canopy of your trees. , Keep Your Bird Feeders Filled For The Spring Rush

Usefulness And Cost Effectiveness

If you're going to make an investment in landscaping, , Gardening Tips To Excite Toddlers And Preschoolers look for ways to make it work for you. Placed properly, large trees , Rose Planting - Tips and Advice can shade your home , Organic or Chemical Feeding of Plants - What's Best and reduce your cooling costs and vise versa. You can intentionally create shade for your shady garden, , Is it Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part Two) screen and divide areas, reduce noise, and a world of other applications if you just give it some thought.
Written by Steve Boulden. Steve is the creator of The Landscape , Growing Vegetables and Fruit by Organic Gardening Design Site which offers free professional landscaping , Rugosa Roses - Fragrant, Tough and Handsome Shrub Roses advice, tips, , Garden Shed - Using It as a Workshop or Craft Room plans, , 7 Natural Stone Pebble Projects For Every Home and ideas to do it yourselfers and homeowners. For more free information , Succulent Crassula Tetragona: Drought Tolerant Plants for Dry Garden Landscapes or Easy Houseplants on landscaping , Buy Cheap Flowers Online and garden , What Does A Brassia Orchid Plant And A Spider Have In Common? plants, visit his site at http://www.the-landscape-design-site.com

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