If you want to have your own garden, for sure, the question will arise which plants to give preference to. A modern garden does not imply specific rules for its creation, all plants and their location are selected individually. Nevertheless, there are several areas of modern landscape design that combine plants into interesting garden compositions according to the following principles.
There are seasonal compositions, it combines plants characteristic of the seasons. Each season has its own weather. The green relay begins in the spring, when the plants begin to wake up. To observe the change of seasons, you can choose plants that, like beacons, will give signals about the change from one flowering period to another. When the viburnum blooms, a young summer begins, with the advent of which rose hips and elderberry will bloom.
Not only local types of vegetation can be selected for “seasonal beacons”. The main thing is that they look natural in the general group of plants, and the decorative features of each emphasize the beauty of the current season. By the autumn period, you can pick up a group of shrubs and herbs that could please you with the beauty and variety of autumn colorful foliage.
A group of plants can be combined on the basis of geographical compositions. In this case, the gardener must have information about the origin of the plant in order to get an island of the Caucasus Mountains, the Far Eastern taiga, or a fictional, but beautiful corner of the Earth in the garden.
The flora of Russia is represented by a wide range of perennials, but lianas and woody plants are not so easy to find due to the harsh climate. Birch, mountain ash, bird cherry, Siberian pine, as well as flax, lily of the valley and buckwheat can be called emblems in garden groups.
There may be compositions created according to the principle of a similar variety and species, as well as compositions that combine plants according to their growing conditions.
For your garden, you always want to pick up something interesting and beautiful, a person must be able to perform these actions, which in the end will give him a really high-quality result.
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