Focus on Focal Points
Ideas for creating eye-catching elements in your garden.
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When plants compete for attention, the resulting landscape can be distracting and complicated. By establishing a focal point, however, you're in effect telling the viewer what to look at first. The focal point can be a water feature or an art object, a specimen tree or a colorful bed. Consider the development of a dominant feature to catch attention without cultivating confusion:
For more great design tips, explore Elements of Great Design: Unity.
These simple guidelines can help you create a beautiful, unified garden regardless of your plant selection.