So you have (or plan to remodel or build) a modern house that is open, beautiful and functional. What do you do with your landscape design? Our recommendation is to match the beauty, modern feel and functionality of the design of your home with the uncluttered appearance and clean lines of modern landscape design. Think minimalistic beauty on the inside and out! Here are the aspects of modern landscape design that you may want to consider:
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Some popular plants for a modern landscape design include
A small manicured lawn is often part of a modern design aesthetic. Keeping your small lawn properly cared for will help you maintain those clean lines you’re looking for. Proper fertilization, watering, and mowing will help you maintain a healthy turf. Another, maintenance- free option is artificial turf.
One material you’ll find frequently featured in modern landscaping is rock and concrete juxtaposed with ornamental grasses. Another option is to use concrete judiciously; leave spaces between concrete slabs and consider porous materials such as concrete paving stones.
Rock mulch can be used when placed around the foundation of your home, although it doesn’t really have a place in your planting beds. When used around the foundation of your home, rock mulch can lessen the impact of rainfall from your roof overhang and protect the soil from erosion without floating away or attracting pests.
At Dantor Martinez Construction, we specialize in modern new construction and remodeling projects and this includes completing your project with beautiful, modern landscape design. For more information, please contact us today at (760) 340-3503 or request a free consultation here.