We often spend a lot of time and energy in organizing the interiors of our house. If there is abundant space for a front or back garden then, a nature lover can surely develop his personal Garden of Eden as well.
However, even if one does not have the ground space to bloom his own garden, there is a unique choice in its place – a terrace or a rooftop garden. Terrace gardens could turn out to be very contemporary and stylish if properly planned. A well cultivated also exhibits one’s creative gardening skills to outsiders. So if you want one of you own, keep the following points in mind:
Check your spatial limits
Building your own idyllicÂ terrace garden is a systematic procedure and also requires patience and hard work from your side. First of all, one needs to check out their rooftop/terrace area to see how much space is available, how many and what kind of plants and embellishments can be placed.
Plan out the topography in advance
Other than these there are other important factors to consider like drainage, water supply, water proofing and positioning of plants so that they receive the right amount of sunlight. Besides these, there are many other aspects that need to be premeditated upon.
What kind of rocks, concrete and flooring will suit your terrace garden is something you need to plan in advance. For example, some people choose wooden flooring for their terrace gardens to give it a modern look.
Take some professional advice while decorating your garden
Taking help from gardening designers or a professional gardener is crucial. They can provide loads of relevant advice on how should you organize your space, soil selection for plants, types of plants and accessories you could use. In fact, they can plan out the whole blue print for your perfect terrace garden.
Tips for Choosing terrace plants with discretion
Always stay way from tap root plants. For terrace gardens, fibrous root plants are the ideal choice. Vine plants, Cacti varieties and hanging plants are a great choice. Rose plants, sunflowers, herbs, Money plants, Bonsais are just a few options to choose from. For adding more variety to your plant collection, consult a good nursery.
You can always turn your terrace garden into you private space for leisure and recreation; so adorn it according to your artistic tastes.