For many new Stockland residents, creating a garden is a key part of the dream home experience. We’ve got some landscaping ideas to help you make the most of it.
The importance of landscaping
Landscaping can add an extra dimension to your home. As well as the garden being a place for the kids to play, it’s also somewhere you can let your creative side shine.
Whether you want to highlight an entry or pathway, create an area for outdoor entertaining, plant trees for impact or bring colour to your community by having flowers everywhere, landscaping will let you do that – and more.
Top tips for landscaping
General landscaping ideas
A classic, minimalist garden looks great and can work well even if you’re landscaping on a budget.
Pavers, pebbles, stone, wooden accents, sculptures, water features and grass are just some of the materials you can utilise within your garden, depending on the space you have to work with.
For smaller areas with minimal grass, make the most of the available space by placing sculptures in amongst plants and flowers to enhance the feel of your garden, without taking up too much room.
Adding pavers, either as a walkway through your garden or from your back door to a tranquil seating area can really bring together the overall vibe of your garden.
Low-maintenance garden ideas
Having a low-maintenance or self-sufficient garden is very popular. It’s particularly good if you don’t have the time to look after a yard or simply don’t want to worry about it. Our top tips are:
By developing and sticking to a clear plan, landscaping can create an outdoor oasis for any budget.