Essential Garden Design Elements

Garden Design

If you have a house with a large yard, of course, you want that page to be beautiful and make you feel at home even just looking at it. Many people spend millions on garden designs to become one-of-a-kind home yards, but often this results in time and financial losses. For people who have a lot of money, of course, it is not a problem to hire a garden consultant to design a home garden.

To create a home garden that is good, beautiful, comfortable, and makes you feel at home, you need to know the basic principles of designing a home garden landscape. Included in this Principle are Design Elements and Design Principles. For this time we will discuss what are the basic principles of Design Elements, let’s discuss them one by one as follows.


In a landscape, a line is constructed by two angles between two materials, or the silhouette of a shape, or feature that is straight and long. Lines are a very useful tool for designers because they can be used to create an infinite variety of shapes and forms, and they control eye and body movement. Landscape designers use lines to create patterns, develop spaces, create forms, control movement, establish dominance, and create cohesive themes in landscaping. Line elements consist of straight lines, curved lines, vertical lines, and horizontal lines.


Shape occurs from a line that encloses a space or place, including the three-dimensional mass of the shape. Shapes can be found in both hardscapes and plants, and are usually the dominant visual elements that are arranged spatially in the landscape and often reflect the theme of the garden. The shape of the structure, plants, and garden ornaments also reflects the shape of the theme of the garden.


Texture refers to how rough or smooth the surface of a plant or hardscape feels or looks. Textures are used to present diversity, interest, and contrast. Plant leaves, flowers, bark, and overall branching patterns all have texture. The size and shape of the leaves often determine the felt texture of a plant. A plant can generally be described as having a fine, medium, or rough texture. Coarse textures are more dominant than smooth and also tend to dominate colors and shapes, while subtle textures are less dominant and tend to unify the composition.


The colors in plants and hardscape add appeal …