4 Landscaping Mistakes in Sydney You Must Avoid At All Costs

People often try to do the landscaping and garden maintenance of their front and backyards of their Sydney homes by themselves. This is not so smart if you lack the proper knowledge and skills. Sydney has a beautiful terrain with lots of scope for decorative garden work. Though some books and research materials may guide you, but when it comes down to the task, it will be a different story. It would very less troublesome if you hire a landscaper who has ample amount of experience and who is ready to work for you.

When you have decided to hire an expert landscaper, make sure that you don’t make the common mistakes made by other people and waste your time, money and energy.

 

Following the Lines Too Precisely

Many people make the mistake of following a straight line rule when they are landscaping. They plant the trees, shrubs and plants in a straight line and often make mistakes like cementing the foot walk. You must never make these mistakes. The best way to plant a great looking garden is to ensure that the plants are planted in a natural manner and they are given a chance to grow out of a line. Using pebbles in place of cementing a foot walk is also a good choice.

 

Leaving the Front Bare

Most homeowners or property owners make the mistake of getting the landscaping done in their back yards. They don’t even think of adding beauty to their front yards. Though it is a fact that backyards usually have more areas to work with and the landscaping there looks beautiful, one should always remember that the front yard of the home is also a part of their home and it must never be neglected or left bare.

 

No Planning

Most homeowners don’t plan for the future while landscaping an area. They don’t realize that the plants will grow and may collide with one another if they are placed too closely. They don’t even realize that soils are subjected to natural elements too. This is not the right thing to do. You must always plan for the future of your landscape and ensure that it looks as beautiful in the future as it is looking right now. After all, you wouldn’t want people to talk about how irresponsible you were while maintaining your yard, would you?

father and son planting veggies in their backyard

Being the Only Judge

Asking the opinion of other people like friends, family or even neighbours matters. It matters a lot when you are trying to add a new life to your yard. Always remember that if you have planned for a particular plant to be put in certain place, you will consider it perfect. But it might not be the truth. Maybe that plant is looking like an oddity. Hence, you would be smart not to consider only your opinion and judgment while finalizing the landscaping and ask people to help you create a landscape that really looks beautiful at attracts the eye of everyone.…

A Perennial Favorite

kid planting rose in the gardenBegun in 1974, the owners have transformed ragged hayfields bordering the Parker River into one of New England’s more impressive private gardens.

The grounds feature 24 theme gardens which focus on color, foliage and arrangement of a tremendous collection of perennials and shrubs. The innovative designs vary from the formal to the rustic and sometimes whimsical, providing enjoyment and inspiration for garden lovers.

Perennials, shrubs and gardens accessories are available at the Garden Center and nursery. A nominal fee is charged to tour the gardens. Private event functions and guided group tours are available when arranged in advance.

Come again, come often, no two days or weeks are ever the same.

About

old man planting a plant in his backyard

Located on the North Shore of Massachusetts, 35 minutes North of Boston, Newbury Perennial Gardens is a destination for discerning and enthusiastic gardeners. No growing season is complete without at least one visit to this renowned Perennial Nursery and Display Garden.

Our Garden Shop & Nursery provide an extraordinary shopping experience for discriminating gardeners. We offer the area’s largest selection of Perennials, plus Annuals, Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs, Trees & Vines, as well as Trellises, Garden Art and Gifts.

Our Garden Shop & Nursery provide an extraordinary shopping experience for discriminating gardeners. We offer the area’s largest selection of Perennials, plus Annuals, Herbs & Vegetables, Shrubs, Trees & Vines, as well as Trellises, Garden Art and Gifts.

Our Gardens offer 24 theme gardens spread over 12 beautifully landscaped acres – created and maintained to delight and inspire you.…