Tough to Beat Landscape Design Ideas

April 20, 2022

Your backyard is an extension of your home. How you choose to decorate or improve it is a reflection of your qualities as a good homeowner. Some people manage to upgrade their property on their own. Others will have to rely on residential landscaping from experts, and that’s perfectly okay. There are skilled and reputable landscape designers in Perth like Green Oasis Landscaping who can help turn your vision into reality.

But before you call us to schedule a consultation, allow us to present you with some brilliant landscaping ideas you can use as inspiration when coming up with your own. Once you find the one you like, then we can start your landscaping project and transform your property right away! To decide, check out these landscape designs below:

Traditional paving clinker pattern in front of the house

Driveable Garden

Just because you don’t have a front yard or a backyard doesn’t mean that you can’t modify the small landscape you have. With some innovative landscaping planning, you can upgrade the look of your driveway. We can combine several plants to create a low-to-the-ground garden strip in the middle of the driveway. Not only does this positioning allow you to maximize and beautify the space at the same time, but once parked your car will also protect your small garden strip from harsh weather elements.

Creative Hardscape

Grass is a beautiful addition to your property, but if for some reason it’s not the best option for you, you can opt for a unique hardscape instead. You can mix and match multicoloured tiles for that fun colour pop then add plenty of green around the area to make up for the lack of grass. The best thing about hardscapes? They’re very easy to maintain.

urban backyard garden featuring a tumbled paver patio

Modern lounge sofa in the garden with blooming flowers

Integrated Landscape Design

If you live in a warm area, this idea is perfect for you. The integration will make it easy for you to balance cold and hard structures with warm and natural elements like plants or man-made water structures. You can add potted plants or install a pool or jacuzzi and then add daybeds and lounges for a perfect blend of well-thought-out interior and exterior.

Treehouse and Ramps

If you have kids and fur babies, this idea is perfect for your family. There’s nothing like having your own fun park at home where you can feel safer about letting your kids and pets loose. The best part is, you can also use the treehouse for some light reading or bonding with the entire family. If you’re pretty active yourself, this upgrade can give you more options when it comes to your fitness.

boy playing in tree house

Foosball sports game outside

Outdoor Game Room

There’s nothing like gathering all your friends together for a fun gaming night. Make sure the area is covered so you don’t have to worry about stopping your game when it rains or gets too hot. More fun idea – don’t limit yourself to video games. Add a pool table or a soccer table to offer more variety for your guests. Complete the area with a section reserved for dining and drinks.

Water Features

There’s something about the sound of flowing or trickling water that instantly calms and relaxes a person. If your landscape is full of hard structures and corners, adding some water features should make it feel more homey and zen. If you don’t want to do some extensive digging on your property, consider using a full-sized tub to introduce fish or just the simple element of water to the space.

Landscaped yard with rocks and small waterfall

Landscaped Garden with Wooden Dining Table Set

Mid-Garden Dining Area

As we previously mentioned, your landscape is an extension of your home. And what better way to fully live that idea than by dining in the middle of your garden with family and friends. Feel free to decorate with flowering plants for that dreamy ambience. If you host dinners or lunches regularly and have a big group of friends, consider adding a long table that can accommodate everyone.

Multiple Levels

Traditional landscapes are flat and easy to maintain. But if you want to go all out, consider having multiple levels on your property. The visual appeal that it contributes to the overall look of your home will more than make up for the extra maintenance you have to do. With multi-levels, your landscape will sustain its mystery, fun, and intriguing characteristics.

Raised flower bed design with multiple levels

outdoor shower in garden

Outdoor Showers

If you have a pool outside and you invite people often to take a swim, you can have an outdoor shower installed not just to complete your summer theme, but also to be able to showcase your towels, robes, fancy wall hooks and more. If you’re not into planting flowering plants, an outdoor shower is also a great way to add colours to the area.

Covered Patio

A covered patio with pretty lights at night makes for a romantic setup for any occasion. It’s also the perfect place to hang out with your loved ones while the kids and maybe the pets are having their share of fun. A covered patio can serve a lot of purposes like being an area for doing crafts or just unwinding after a hard day’s work.

Beautiful Yard Pergola Patio Cover with Chairs

Versatile Planters

Versatile Planters

It’s already a given that your interior will receive the bulk of your stylish choices. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do the same for your exterior. One good way to doll up your landscape is by lining up the property with planters of various shapes, colours, and sizes. It’ll be like you’re walking on the red carpet anytime you enter the area.

Cute Topiaries

Everyone loves shaped hedges. But you know what will make them even more loveable? If they’re shaped into the cutest animals! Imagine a dog, bunny, or hamster shaped hedge. It will not just give people an impression that you care so much about your landscape, it will also suggest that you are a fun, playful and friendly homeowner.

Rabit topiary in a garden

When doing some residential landscaping, never go for the first idea that comes to your mind. Make sure you have given yourself enough time to think things through. Remember, if you end up not liking your first choice, it’s going to take a lot of time and money to change it. Good thing Green Oasis Landscaping offers 3d landscaping design to clients.

3d landscaping design allows professionals to generate, transform, and customize a certain landscape concept so you can visualize what it looks like, without actually getting it done. It’s cost-effective plus it allows you to pour out your creativity until you can find the best idea that works for you.

If you’re interested in upgrading your backyard or front yard landscaping, start with 3d landscaping design. You’ll have nothing to lose and a whole lot of creative options to gain. Our landscape designers in Perth can help you with this crucial step in your landscaping journey, so go ahead and get in touch with our team to schedule a consultation now.

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