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Examples of design beautiful flower gardens and rules for creating good beds

Examples of design beautiful flower gardens and rules for creating good beds

It is impossible to imagine a garden without flowers. A well-kept garden is unthinkable without beautiful flower beds. Flower gardens in the country, not just occupy an empty space, they perform a very important function: bring aesthetic pleasure to others. The creation of an island of positivity is particularly relevant today. But keep in mind that its appearance should match the style of the garden plot as a whole. To make it easier to navigate, it would be good to know what types of beds do exist.

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The most popular types of beds

To decide exactly how we want to arrange a flower garden near the house, you need to look at the most popular options. The division of flower beds on types is rather arbitrary, but still gives an idea about the subject and helps to make a choice.

You’re all right!

Even ardent supporters of natural forms cannot fail to recognize the attraction in a special ordered beauty of the regular beds. Perhaps that is why they have the privilege to decorate city parks and squares. For them, choose plants that bloom at the same time and have a long flowering period.

Regular flowerbed

There is a special pleasure to see an orderly and arithmetically adjusted harmony: regular flowerbed illustrates the aesthetics of order

A prerequisite for the organization of such flower beds is a symmetry and regular geometric shapes that form flowers. These beds require skill and patience and during the selection of the plants, and in the process of caring for them.

The natural landscape is the antithesis

Landscape flower bed can be called a kind of antithesis of regular. The location of the plants in it are not subject to the rules of geometry that creates the illusion of a perfectly natural flowering. It is usually formed from plants that bloom at different periods, so to please its owner, it can from early spring to late autumn. Plants for landscape design flower bed choose long-term, do not require special care.

Landscape flower bed

Despite the fact that the car looks overgrown in a natural way, we have no doubt that this flowerbed, consisting of unpretentious, but very attractive colors

A striking vertical design

Flower lovers can not remain indifferent at the sight of vertical flower beds. It’s the perfect structure for those seeking the answer to the question how to split a gorgeous flower garden in front of the house, when places too little. To create this design will fit trellises, screens and even a normal wall that can be nailed, tied or any other way to attach the vases with flowers. No need to be afraid of the complexity of the process. The result is worth the effort: so effectively to decorate a small suburban area capable of only vertical flowerbed.

Vertical flowerbed

Vertical flower bed – the ideal structure for lovers of flowers who can’t afford a large flower garden due to limited space in the garden

The monogamous dedicated

It is not true that moniklubi choose only those who want to save money, suffer from laziness and lack of imagination. Nothing of the sort! Yes, this flower requires less material and labor costs because it consists of plants of the same species. For example, asters, peonies or dahlias. But within species, these plants are so diverse that you can from them to create a small miracle, pleasing to the eye. Give your heart a particular type of flower, and try to embody his love to others discovering all the charm of the elect, – is not this is the art of the florist?


Is this monocromo can be called boring, and its Creator — deprived imagination? It’s a real source of positive energy

Arabesque – the top floral design

Arabesque is a special type of flower, which give the shape of an insect or animal. They usually produce a great impression on others. To assess arabesco do not need to be an expert: her beauty and grace is undeniable. To make a flower garden in front of the house the most problematic. However, those for whom material costs are not an obstacle, you can order its construction specialist.


Arabesque – floral composition, which can be three-dimensional, raised above the ground. With the help of flower beds of this type are real works of art

«Our carpet – flower meadow»

Carpet flower beds are very popular with fans of dwarf plants, who love and, most importantly, know how to work with them. Place low-growing plants so that their flowers formed the ornament or pattern is very hard work. Must know and observe the landing sequence. Only then flowered ensemble can manifest itself in all its glory.

Carpeted bed

Look, it’s a real flower carpet, which could do only the greatest master of his craft. Of course, this bed requires a lot of attention and effort

The principles of creating a beautiful flower garden

So, if we are talking about the art of forming flower-beds, then you should know that it is not enough to buy seeds of flowers that you like and plant them in the prepared place. Need to know a few fundamental principles which florists choose plants that can grow and flourish, without interfering with each other, to the delight of the owners of the garden.

Rule #1 — the color scheme of flower beds

To imagine what should happen in the end, you can draw on paper a sketch of the flower bed. Flowerbed is a decoration of the garden should be avoided during its formation not only of anonymity, but excessive variegation, which is more likely to annoy than delight.

As background colors usually choose the traditional green, a spectacular dark blue and mysterious violet or purple. Hot colors act as dominant. Most often it is red, yellow, orange and pink. Do not forget or underestimate the neutral colors: white, pale yellow and light blue. They always come to help if you need to dilute the too colorful background.

The game of color

The play of color creates the mood, and the way specific color or combination of different colors and shades affects a person depends on his emotional state

The colors should be given the highest priority. It not only plays an aesthetic role, but also creates a psycho-emotional background. Color combinations should appease and inspire and not to provoke aggression and irritation. Experts say that calming effect can be achieved by a smooth transition from one color to another. Flower garden based on the contrast, is able to broadcast vigor.

Rule #2 — the giant and the dwarf

Flowering plants are fighting each other for sunlight, water and so on. Planting them together, you must consider their interests, make them allies. If they will quarrel with each other, the defeated will look either painful, or will wither. In any case, they will not be able to create a single flower garden as a source of aesthetic pleasure.

Different sizes of plants

Correctly take into account the sizes of different flowering plants can give a great result in here is a very original flower beds

If the formation beds will involve plants of different height, then the tallest should go to the center. Then they will not be able to shield and shade less tall specimens. As the distance from the center to the edge of the planting, the plant height should be reduced. Thus, the undersized would be on the edge of the flowerbeds, and most of the space will be under the flowers medium height.

Rule #3 eternal spring!

When choosing planting material should ask, in what period will bloom plants. Faded completely in the spring flowerbed will look very sad until the very end of the season. This means that the scheme of flowering or need to know, or to choose plants that can bloom all season. Special attention is needed to shape the bed panels. If you do not predict the simultaneous flowering of plants, it will look rather dull.

Original flowerbed

Plants it is desirable to select so that the blooming flower beds not ceased for the entire season: some plants wither away, others come into heyday

Rule #4 — in close quarters, but not mad

Many people think that the thick planting ensures the integrity of perception of the flower beds. However, one should not forget that plants are alive. This means that they need space for growth, development and life. The plant density is optimal, if you follow the proven rules of planting 1mTwo.

  • undersized – 7-11 plants;
  • compact and medium – 5-7 plants;
  • surround and high – 1-3 plants.

It does not matter if during the period of proliferation of flower beds it will look a little «balding». Much worse, if she «oblezet» due to the fact that the plants in it will feel very sick.

Thick flowerbed

Plants can be planted densely, but they should not interfere with each other to grow, eat and enjoy the Sunny color, then the bed will have a healthy and attractive appearance

Council. To care for the future of the flower garden turned into a real puzzle, you need to make it from plants with similar needs. For example, light colors should not be combined with those who choose to remain in the shadows. Those who need abundant watering should be placed together with the same fans moisture. Accordingly, the space for flower beds will need to choose into account the interests of plants that make it up.

Rule #5 — don’t forget about the curb

Most of the flower beds still protected from the General space garden border. Choosing the right edging flower beds like a setting for a precious stone, needs to match her style. This also applies to the material of the border, and its height. As curb using bricks, bottles, ordinary stones, specially purchased plastic limiters, wood or even low-growing plants.

Stone border

The presence of such a border gives a flower bed a finality to it and he kind of draws a line under the flowers, forming trailing dividing strip

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Create a bed independently

Now, when theoretically we already know how to make your own beautiful flower garden, you can begin to practice. Better to start with flower beds round shape and medium size. Markup will need a rope with a length slightly greater than the radius of the future flower beds and two peg. Outline the circumference of the flower bed, and then remove the 15 cm of fertile soil.

In place of soil, put a bed of broken bricks or gravel. Then it is recommended to install the curb. The extracted soil should be thoroughly sifted to clean out the roots of weeds. Fall asleep the earth on top of the cushion and level it so that the edge of the flower bed was 15 cm above ground level. To the center of the bed should be above 15 cm can be added to specially brought the earth or taken from another area of the garden.

Creating flower beds

Simple round flower bed in the process of its formation does not look as good as in the imagination of its Creator, but it will take quite some time and this beauty will see all

Creative flowerbed

It may well be that the finished flower will look so unusual and attractive this bed is able to decorate any city Park

Use 2 weeks of maturation for the beds to exterminate the weeds. Will treat the soil with herbicide if there are weeds, repeat the treatment. Only then can you plant the plants. By the way, vystlannye beds and agro-fibre, and planting in specially made for them, the cross – cuts- this is also a method of controlling weeds.

Now that the bed is ready, you can decorate it with fun decorative figures.

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