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The Importance of Theme in Landscape Design



As much as we think of a theme for the inside of our home, we often forget to continue it into the outdoors. A theme can unify your landscape and help guide you when making plant and material selections. Themes can be as simple as using consistent shapes or forms throughout your yard or as complex as creating a relaxation garden or an Oriental garden.

Themes can help guide how you place and select plants, decorations, hardscapes, and structures. Are you someone who wants lots of neat, geometric shapes and structures in you landscape? Do you want softer lines and a more natural feel to your space? Do you want a landscape to include only specific colors? Questions like these will help you choose a unified theme for your garden.

Myles Coughran is a landscape designer with Aspen Falls Custom Design & Landscape, a premier landscaping company in serving the Denver metro area and surrounding communities. View their profile or reach Myles at 303-619-6416.

Content for this article provided by Aspen Falls Custom Design & Landscape.

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