Trees and shrubs
What is a garden without fruit, fruit, decorative trees and nicely trimmed bushes. They are essential to any landscape and plains, and plateaus, and highlands.
Trees and shrubs provide shade, protect from the scorching sun in the hot season and cold wind during the harsh winter. And how many impressions from the observation of the flowering trees in spring, changing colors in the fall, leaf fall, winter beauty of snow-covered crowns...
The flower gardens. walkways, rock gardens form the lower level of the garden, but trees and large bushes add volume to the area, create a natural comfort in the places near the arbors, gazebos, also look very good swing on a large branch of a tree.
As a rule, as decor in areas planted low-growing deciduous trees, conifers, shrubs up to 1.5 m, deciduous and evergreen shrubs, and plants for hedges. Trees and shrubs should primarily conform to the General style of your site and combine well with other plants.
Choosing trees and shrubs, it is necessary to consider peculiarities and individual needs of each plant to light, moisture and space for growth. The layout and selection of plants with consideration of these factors occurs at the first design stage .
Planting a particular plant, you have to imagine what size it will reach after 10-15 years, because sometimes to remove much overgrown tree is much more difficult than to put a new one. In addition, large wood can be very obscure plot to stifle the growth of other plants, disrupt the water balance. Therefore, on small plots of land not recommended to plant tall shape oak, elm, poplar and pine.
Low-growing deciduous trees are key elements among all the inhabitants of the garden. Their foliage reacts to every change of seasons, making them original.
Flowering deciduous trees the environment is filled with aromas of flowers, bringing good mood, and the air fresh.
Conifers very contrasting with the deciduous shrubs and trees. Thanks to their different shapes, texture and hints of pine needles, you can create a unique composition for the garden plots. Often the necessary form of the crown of plants such as yew, Hemlock or arborvitae, reached with the haircut.
Deciduous shrubs. the height of which reaches over 1.5 meters – effective solution to create compositions, which are based on a combination of the most sophisticated forms and unusual colors. Unlike herbaceous perennials, the shrubs maintain aboveground part during all seasons – in winter, the territory on which they grow, is not laid bare.
Hedges look very nice, they gently divide the space into areas and gardens, featuring a large territory. And hedges are used to create a cozy, relaxed environment in a small garden.
Using additional mesh for the hedges, it must be remembered that it should be made of stainless steel or non-ferrous metal, and protected from corrosion.
Arranging in the garden hedge, you should also consider the fact that due to the significant depletion of the soil around the fence, you have to give up growing most other plants.
Hedges can be shaped and natural. Molded represent hedges of geometric shapes, which generally use plants that are in uncut form, approximately correspond to the height of the fence. Informal are those in which the plants retain their natural shape, that is almost not subject to pruning.