One of the greatest challenges
a greenscape designer may
face is integrating a waterscape
into a hardscaped terrain. It really
boils down to two basic options:
blending flawlessly and contrast.
An old story about Michelangelo says that the artist was so
gifted that he could visualize a sculpture in its entirety
before his chisel ever touched the stone. The physical crafting of
the piece was then only a matter of removing the excess to reveal
the image inside. But while freehand may have worked well for
Michelangelo, it’s pretty safe to assume that most of us aren’t
quite at that level.
When we think of a pump station,
we’re usually thinking of water
purveyors who are pumping water
so your home can have potable
water for drinking, showering, etc.
Golf enthusiasts might see pumping
stations as a way to pump
water from one pond to another.
Properly used, annual color can invite, enhance, conceal, distract, relax or excite. But color can also be a meaningless, busy hodgepodge. Healthy flowers are almost always a worthwhile addition to a site.
Of course, when it comes down to the possibility of working such magic yourself, it seems impossible. You're a landscape contractor, not a magician, and don't think you could possibly have the right computer skills to pull it together.