The charm of Italian garden captivates people who see it and awaken imagination of beautiful home garden with classic Italian touches. There are wide references of home gardens that represent the elements of Italian outdoor decor such as topiary, clipped boxwood, statues, fountains, etc. Both large and small garden can be designed in exquisite Italian style. They can be turned into a classic, formal, modern, and luxury garden with lots of charms.
Italian Garden or Renaissance Garden
Looking at the history, Italian garden is also popular with the name Italian Renaissance garden, which is a formal garden that emphasizes the neatness, symmetry and geometry. It was influenced by classical ideas with some characteristics such as shady walkways, water features, and less of flowers. Traditionally, this garden is green with mainly evergreen plants. But, in today’s implementation, the home garden with Italian concept can be customized by needs.
Consider the application of pergola to create shady atmosphere. Vines for pergola make the garden look dramatically romantic. Otherwise, you can grow roses, jasmine, and wisteria to fill the air with natural fragrances. Some other plants recommended for the ground are summer jasmine, lavender, rosemary, Italian Cypress, and many more. Though it tends to be green to adopt the concept of Renaissance garden, to achieve harmony, add one or two shades of colors by planting some flower plants.
Stunning color of Pelargonium will be awesome with their contrast against the dominant green colors of greenery. Garden archway is also beautiful, adding both elegant and luxurious impression. Golden trumpet and clematis are the examples of best plants for archway. Classic concrete fountain and statue are the other elements. You need to add in order to create the real Renaissance garden. No matter how small your space is, it is still possible to add them or one of them into your garden to create fabulous-looking focal point. Italian water fountain surrounded by some topiaries make your garden looks like the real Italian garden.