How To Create The Perfect English Garden

Posted on: 7 February 2019

If you have spent some time in England, then you know just how enchanting all of their gardens are. If you want to bring a little bit of England home with you and into your landscape design, then you may be wondering how on earth you can create the perfect English garden. Luckily, this article will take a closer look at a few things that you can do to create an oasis that will make you feel like you're back in Europe every time you go outside. Are you ready to take a closer look? If so, then this article is just the thing for you. Read on to learn some more. 

Add a Pathway

Having a pathway to walk on is one of the first things that you can do. But before you go to the store and pick out any old paver that's on sale, you should really consider getting some natural stone pavers. Natural stone pavers will not only give you that English garden feel, but they are also really durable and can withstand all types of weather. And another great thing about natural stone pavers is that they come in a bunch of different colors and styles. For instance, if you want to have a stone that's tinted pink, then you should be able to find one that's in that shade. 

Add Bushes

A really easy and fast way to add all of the lush landscaping to your garden is with bushes. The great thing about bushes like rose bushes, hydrangea bushes, boxwood bushes, lilac bushes, and other bushes is that they take up a lot of room, which means that you won't have to spend too much money on other forms of landscaping. Plus, bushes come back every year, so you won't have to replant things that often. 

Add Pea Gravel

Rather than having mulch or soil planted in between all of your rose and flower bushes, really embrace the English garden vibe and add pea gravel to your garden. Pea gravel is tiny little rocks that are usually a light grey color. They are fairly affordable and will really help you achieve the ultimate look that you want. 

As you can see, there are several, basic things that you can do to help create the ultimate English garden atmosphere that you want. To learn more, contact a landscaper near you, and ask them for a consultation appointment.