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Making beds: basic rules and examples for creating your own hands

Making beds: basic rules and examples for creating your own hands

Flower gardens and flower beds in the gardenintended primarily for aesthetic pleasure. But beyond that they serve another important role: speaking continuation of home flower arrangements can visually merge into a single unit built with exterior garden vegetation. Knowing the secrets of the landscape designers how to decorate a flower bed gardener allow any form in their country site floral arrangements, which in addition to the aesthetic appeal will create an atmosphere of harmony and comfort.


General rules for creating beautiful flower beds

Thinking Making beds with their own hands is desirable to follow the basic rules of landscape design.

Rule # 1 - the integrity of the picture

Garden - picture emerging from the collectionlandscape compositions. The task of the gardener: to bring all of the elements of the landscape to perfection. Senseless seating plant on the site does not give the desired result. Therefore, not being able to green the entire territory, to get started is to elevate only a small part of it, but to make it complete.

Tiered flower garden on a sunny plot

Beautiful harmonious flowerbed created by the combination of mixed planting, in which there are both annuals and perennials, as the Flowering and dekorativnolistvennye plants

Rule # 2 - placing the plants on the growth

stacked principle involves placing the foreground ground cover and low-growing plants, which are the setting for the flowering sredneroslye colors.

Medium-tall perennials, soloistsflower garden, will become the center of attention. The most impressive look at the background of tapeworms tall plants with decorative leaves and flowers of contrasting colors. Successful and combinations and tall perennials and medium-tall escorts, harmonizing in color and form.

Chic "cushion" of ground cover

Quite unpretentious and yet possessingexpressive texture of leaves and the color variety of ground cover that can fairly quickly to fill the vacant seats, ideal for the decoration of flower beds at the cottage

Rule # 3 - architecture flower garden

Depending on the landscape features of the siteand sizes of flower beds design can be done in the form of flat tracks, and slightly elevated and surrounded by decorative tiles or stones.

Flower decoration for the corner plot

Forms of flower gardens can be quite varied, ranging from free do not have distinct boundaries and completing the original curly and wavy

Originally designed flower garden

In order to give an unusual shape flower garden, you can use any items of goods: drums, baskets, old cars, boats and even a bed

In order to draw a flower bed in front of the house,which will be the expressive decoration of the garden and will delight in the splendor of blooming throughout the season, it is necessary to start to draw it up on paper. This creative work will not only streamline the thoughts in my head, but also to visualize the images of floral arrangements, creating the most successful combination.

 Plant Layout in the flower garden

To work, it is desirable to use colorPencils: bright colors spots schematic image of group and point soliternyh landing in a flower bed will enable competently distribute plants with different colors and bloom dates

Driving beds of perennials, blooming in the first year

According to the plan will be placed in the backgroundterry mallow (1) in the neighborhood of a decorative sunflower Bear (2), in front of him - poppy bushes (3) and St. John's wort (4). Tape lobelia (5) will give a dynamic composition. Violet-blue accents will put catnip (6), the bell (7) and kalanchoe (8). Foreground take avens (9), stonecrop (10) and Aquilegia (11)

Charting is only a kind of rough sketches: the final solution of the optimal placement of flowers come in the process of landing plants.

Schemes original Bedded

Painstakingly selecting and combining Floweringplants, you can create many variations of the flower beds, which will reign the beauty of the first days of spring and up until frost. Greatly facilitate the process of creating flowerbed flowerbeds allow ready projects.

Option # 1 - the central flowerbed

The scheme of the central flower bed is one of the easiest.

The circuit design simple round beds with plant selection

The form of the flower bed looks like concentric circles: Center filled temnolistnymi Cannes (1), which act soloists of the composition, then planted in a circle zelenolistnyh Cannes (2), Dekorativnolistvennye gnafalium (3), and snapdragon (4)

Option # 2 - "The Vienna Flower"

One of the options how you arrange roundflowerbed - to create a composition in the form of a flower. A flower bed, decorated in a shestilistnogo flower looks particularly elegant and festive, and therefore under its arrangement, it is desirable to withdraw the central place in the garden.

Scheme design flowerbeds "Vienna Flower" with plant selection

Center of the composition are the beautiful whitewallflowers (1) is framed curb planting of alpine forget-me (2) on the background of grass (3). The outer contour of ornament produce Viola (4), evening primrose (5), zinnias (6), framed by colorful beauties Dekorativnolistvennye alternateroy (7) and achyranthes (8)

Option # 3 - "curlicue"

Round bed, decorated with a variety ofrepetitive undulating elements that are decorated by colorful sun-loving perennials to create a real parade of colors on a sunny scene.

Scheme design flowerbeds "curlicue" with plant selection

In the center of the flower beds located squat hamerops(1) with elegant crown of fan leaves in its shade hid georginotsvetnaya Zinnia (2), which gave a contrasting background Coleus (3). Soliternye landing Dracaena (4) in conjunction with the group planting Pelargonium (5) and begonias (6) create intricate pattern of curls, which looks spectacular against the background of grass (7)

Option # 4 - "Piece of cake" in the corner of the garden

Flower beds of this form there is a place in any corner of the garden.

Kind of a flower bed "piece of cake"

Herbal composition in burgundy-red colors, fringed silver edging, which occupies only a couple of meters of space, will be elegant ornament for the garden

Driving corner beds

Angle flowerbeds filled with three bush daylilymaroon flowers (1), a contrasting background for them are the silvery leaves of wormwood (2). The center of the composition - bushes of bright red Heuchera (3), corner pieces protrude knautia Macedonian bushes (4), silver edging - Stachys (5)

The proposed scheme only perform a benchmark: for lack of desire or ability to purchase or that the plant it can always be replaced by a favorite flower, presented in the same color scheme and having similar timing of flowering.

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