Plant Selection and Garden Design St Ives

New Planting in Upper and Lower North Shore

We can create a visually stunning garden and perform all of the soft landscaping for you. Our experienced horticulturists can choose the best plans for the space you have available & your property’s environment.  From simple garden maintenance jobs to extensive Strata Management and commercial soft landscaping, we can help. The fully insured & licensed team from Vision Horticulture provides a service that’s unmatched in affordability & quality.

Nothing is better than a beautiful outdoor space, why not see for yourself ? To find out more about our range of services please do not hesitate to give us a call to discuss the services you’re looking for, or fill in an enquiry form.

Our team has a wealth of experience in the industry and are more than confident we can help deliver a solution to satisfy your gardening goals! We look forward to working with you!

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The importance of plant selection when landscaping a garden

When selecting outdoor garden plants as part of our design, it’s crucial to blend aesthetics with practicality. We begin by analysing your garden’s layout and microclimates. Different areas might receive varying amounts of sunlight, wind exposure, and moisture, so we opt for plants that can thrive in those conditions. We focus on creating layers of height and texture by incorporating tall trees, medium-sized shrubs, ground cover plants, and vibrant flowers.

We consider the seasonal changes and choose a mix of plants that offer year-round interest through foliage, blooms, and even winter berries. To ensure a balanced design, we think about colour palettes; harmonious or contrasting colours can create specific moods. Additionally, we factor in maintenance efforts and select plants that match your available time and gardening expertise.

Native plants are often a great choice, as they’re well adapted to the local environment and support local wildlife. Incorporating edible plants can add a functional and visually appealing aspect to your garden. Lastly, we try and infuse your unique style into the design – your garden should reflect your personality.

By thoughtfully considering these aspects, we can craft an outdoor garden that’s both a stunning visual display and a sustainable, thriving ecosystem.