Sure, you want a great landscape. You may even have a few ideas about how that will look, or what your favorite plants and colors are. But there is much more to truly great landscaping than visual appeal. More, even, than inviting butterflies, or adding a koi pond.
Your landscape should not only look beautiful, but suit your lifestyle, so that you can relax, play, entertain, reconnect, exercise, or whatever else you enjoy doing – outside! Today we’re sharing eight popular blogs that explore different personalities and lifestyles, and how to start thinking about landscaping for each.
See if anything inspires you to think about how you can turn a mere yard into a true outdoor living space that’s just like adding a new room to your home – one you can enjoy throughout each season, with something new and inviting to welcome you each time.
1. Love Your Outdoor Living Space: Landscaping For Every Personality
From colors to plant choice, seating to hardscapes, your landscape can say a lot about you. Does yours reflect your style, your interests and how you live?
If the answer is no, then this is for you! See how you can create an outdoor space that suits personalities from artists to foodies. If one or more of these sounds like you, it’s time to start imagining how much more you could be enjoying your outdoor space with the features and elements that suit you best.
2. Landscaping For Life Part 1: Create a Design To Match Your Personality
Do the paint colors inside your home reflect your choices and preferences? Have you chosen living room furniture to suit your style? Are the walls decorated with personal photos and items meaningful to you? Now – how about your outdoor space? Can you say the same about it?
It’s easy to fall down when it comes to giving the same attention to your outdoor space that you give to every detail of the interior of your home. If you’re treating your yard as something “out there” and not another room in your home, then you’re missing out on all the enjoyment and opportunity it can offer.
Check out these ideas for matching your outdoor space to who you so you can enjoy it all year long.
3. Landscaping For Life Part 2: Create A Landscape For How You Live
In the second part of our lifestyle series, we take on a few more personalities and how they can impact your landscape design decisions.
Whether you’re a night owl or sun-worshipper, love to garden or prefer to swim, there is a design for you. See if any of these resonate with you. It could be one, it could be all! With the right design your yard can accommodate your personal lifestyle and offer a space for you to indulge your favorite activities.
4. Landscaping For Life Part 3: Design A Space That Transforms You
Have you ever considered that your landscape can not only fit your personality, but suit your mood? It’s not often that you hear about how a landscape can affect you mentally and emotionally, but it can have such a profound effect on your well-being that it’s worth thinking about.
See how multi-sensory landscaping with elements that speak to your soul can support your journey through many of life’s challenges, from helping you manage the small stressors to aiding in your recovery from surgery and even depression.
5. Landscaping For Joy: How To Make Your Outdoor Space Your Happy Place
Being outdoors is one of the surefire ways to boost your mood, promote healing and improve overall well-being. But if your yard is hardly more than a Saturday chore, then you’re not reaping the benefits of your own outdoor space.
Try some of these ideas for bringing the beauty and power of nature to your yard, and turn your space into an environment that will delight you season after season, year after year.
6. Landscaping For Introverts: Relax, Recharge And Find Sanctuary Outdoors
If you have a great back yard, you probably want to share it with friends and family. For those occasions, we’ve written plenty about creating a space that will be ready for entertaining!
But what about those times you don’t want to share? What if you want a space where you can enjoy some solitude, a place just for you and your thoughts? We’ve got you covered! Try these ideas for creating a space even a die-hard introvert will love.
7. Creative Landscape Design To Inspire Your Inner Artist
Are you a painter, writer, musician, poet, sculptor, or creative of any kind? If so, we probably don’t have to convince you that there is plenty of inspiration to be found in nature. But what if your surroundings are less than inspiring?
These are ideas for turning your own back yard into a place that inspires introspection, reflection, and ultimate creativity. Find out how to bring your muse right to your own door.
8. Skip The Gym! Build Fitness And Fun Right Into Your Landscape.
Getting outdoors to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine is an important part of overall mental and physical health. Whether you’re a real fitness buff or just want to get in shape, there’s a better option than spending your time in the gym.
Find out how to turn your own yard into a personal gym and spa – one you can enjoy all year, and that may even inspire you to be more active!
Did you recognize yourself in any of the personalities? Are you ready to turn your outdoor space into something that suits your lifestyle? Contact us for a consultation! Let us know who you are, and we’ll design the perfect landscape for you to enjoy.