Garden Designs for Each Zodiac Sign – After the heat of the summer months and hopefully a well-used garden, many of us will be preparing our outdoor space for a cooler, calmer period. This gives us time to reflect and reevaluate our needs and requirements for next summer’s BBQs and garden parties!
With this in mind, the experts at Clear It Waste Collection have applied the theory of astrology to inform homeowners and avid gardeners on which garden design to opt for based on the zodiac calendar!
Sign: Taurus (Apr 20th – May 20th) Garden Design: Pools and Luxe Touches
A Taurus loves to relax in serene environments, so swimming pools or natural pools with luxury additions that can be found in a holiday setting will give them that perfect blissful environment. The travel restrictions over the last few years have made our outdoor spaces more important for well-being as per ONS, so it’s as good a time as ever to create the perfect outdoor relaxation spot.
Sign: Gemini (May 21st – Jun 21st) Garden Design: Grow Your Own
A Gemini is a busy sign that some say needs a clone of itself to get everything done. Therefore, a project garden that requires a lot of attention will allow their energetic personality to have something to focus on. Growing seasonal vegetables is the perfect hobby for a busy-body Gemini.
Cancers are intuitive, meaning they easily pick up on any energy around the home, and are therefore likely to be wary of the all-around benefits of a low-carbon garden. Growing a hedge is said to be an excellent method for this purpose according to RHS.org, as they store carbon, as well as provide food and shelter for wildlife.
Sign: Leo (Jul 23rd – Aug 22nd) Garden Design: Jewel Colour Gardens
This spirited fire sign is known to enjoy the sun while holding a natural air of regality, so incorporating jewel colours worthy of a king or queen creates that royal atmosphere that any garden deserves. The combination of yellows and purples is known to be attractive to bees.
The earth sign Virgo represents practical, perfectionist qualities, so a luxury getaway in their own backyard is just what they need. Pairing comfortable seating with beautiful, natural scenery that satisfies their practical and perfectionist needs.
Libras champion harmony and equality, so creating an environment that provides a good host to local wildlife is a perfect match for them. Simple things such as water sources, bird feeders, and wildlife-friendly gardening practices will create a harmonious garden in which they will equally thrive.
Scorpios are strong characters that embody independence and persistence, so a garden that embraces their wild side will represent them the best. Designing a garden with lots of greenery such as overgrown shrubbery and a selection of wild and colourful plants will fill the garden with personality and will showcase their independence and bold style.
This sign is known for being spontaneous and for having a thirst for adventure, therefore a garden that embraces imperfections and focuses on the ever-changing natural materials that veer away from the standard sleek urban style. This style of garden involves using stones and weathered man-made objects, as well as plants as key design elements.
Capricorns are known for being practical, ambitious, and self-reliant. This makes the grass-free, low-maintenance tapestry lawn a perfect fit as it matches their self-reliant nature – and allows them to pursue their other great ambitions. Simply lay out your lawn area with low-growing plants that are tolerant to moving, for a colourful lawn rich with texture and very little fuss.
Sign: Aquarius (Jan 20th – Feb 18th) Garden Design: Re-Purposed
This humanitarian sign represents a mystical healer who bestows water and life upon the land, and designing their garden based on repurposed goods is a perfect fit for them, giving unwanted materials a new lease of life while creating a beautiful and natural environment.
Sign: Pisces (Feb 19th – Mar 20th) Garden Design: Herb Garden
Pisces have a giving nature, so a garden that grows herbs that they can use to cook and give to others is a perfect way to put their qualities to use. Herbs prefer a warmer environment to grow, making them perfect to add to your garden for the summer.
Aries love to have a big presence. There is no better way to make your presence known than to think big! Micheal John McGarr, a landscape designer, explained that “All garden design needs some larger scale trees or shrubs to create grandeur and visual impact – even in a small backyard”. This could also be achieved through larger chairs and furniture.
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