Modern Landscape Design Ideas for Beginners

Every person has his or her own dream house in mind. Most people aspire to build a home one day that exhibits the most creative and meaningful design. Some wish to have the most advanced security systems installed in their home, while others want to have a solar powered home built to save electricity. Those who love nature, on the other hand, specifically seek out highly aesthetic and modern landscape design ideas, creating a more elegant and environment-friendly look.

However, there are a few important things to know before considering modern landscaping, such as the following:

  • The landscape architect – The ingenuity of a garden, outdoor fountain, or natural lighting layout is only as good as the one who plans it. Of course, the owner of the house significantly contributes to the overall feel of the design, but the architect still knows the best approaches to landscaping — after all, he or she is the expert. With that said, it is important to find someone who is experienced and artistic enough to pull off any kind of layout.
  • Construction budget – The cost of landscaping varies from project to project. There is no ballpark figure as far as the expenses are concerned, which is why it is wise to do research not just about the type of design, but also about the companies that offer the services one requires to get an idea of the price.
  • The type of landscape – One crucial piece of information one must have about landscaping is that there are several types of landscaping to consider. Contrary to what most people believe, landscaping covers not just backyard landscaping or gardening, but also other elements of a structure, such as the terrain or surface of land and the lighting conditions.

Lastly, it is imperative for one to know which design would suit not just his or her taste but the available resources and the overall theme of the house as well. For garden landscaping, for instance, choose whether the floor should be covered by grass tiles or stone tiles. Grass tiles are for demonstrating simplicity and tranquility, while stone tiles reflect luxury and sophistication. However, one should be aware that grass tiles require more maintenance than stone tiles.

Building an outdoor lounge is another stylish concept for garden landscaping, but it requires more space. It creates a safe space for those who frequently experience restlessness and exhaustion from work and stress. It can also double as a receiving area for guests, depending on its location in the house.

Looking to re-designing your garden or backyard? Contact our award-winning landscape garden designer for a free onsite consultation now or call us 02 – 9548 6024. Valley garden landscapes operates within Sydney and North Illawarra predominantly