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Front garden design can be a tricky thing. Most people will want their front garden to be practical as well as visually appealing, without requiring a massive amount of gardening work. And for those of us with small (or even tiny) front gardens, a simple design decision can make a massive impact.
If you’re in the market for a pattern imprinted concrete driveway, you’re obviously aware of the benefits of a durable surface for off-road parking, even if it means sacrificing some of your front garden space. But your driveway doesn’t need to dominate the front of your property. Simple, effective design can ensure that your driveway compliments your garden and vice-versa.
Thankfully, there’s quite a lot of advice available about designing striking front gardens which don’t require too much attention once they’re finished. This article on Channel 4’s website has some good ideas for creating what they describe as a “no maintenance” garden. And this article has some good tips when it comes to combining a variety of planting ideas with areas of different hard-surfacing.
If you fancy the idea of creating a front garden with a variety of complimentary foliage and surfaces, you should remember the capabilities of pattern imprinted concrete. We can use pattern imprinted and coloured fields of concrete to recreate the effect of a number of different surfaces.
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23rd April 2010