Spanish Garden

History of Spanish Garden

A traditional Spanish Garden is a type of designed landscape created in ancient Spain, incorporating principles and components of garden design from ancient Islamic gardens, Persian gardens, and the great Moorish gardens of the Al-Andalus era on the Iberian Peninsula. In 20th-21st Century a 'Spanish Garden,' or a new concept of garden in Spain was established and it continued, abstracted, or departed from these conventions planning and classic motifs.

Design of Spanish Garden

For designing the Spanish garden several drawings or concept plans are drawn. The final design is also a piece of sketch. Spanish GardenEach designer exhibits his own exclusive drawing style. A quick review of Garden Drawings tools will enable you to draw up a great garden design.

Draw an outer sketch of your garden using a scale.  Also draw a solid landscape  elements like gazebos and fountains on a piece of paper. Now bring out the cuttings of these items, and place them on the drawing. Adjust them until everything is in synchronization with the design theories.

Ensure that there is ample open area and that the placement of the hard landscaped features adheres to the primary garden design principles. Once they are finalized and installed, they cannot be easily moved.

Transfer the final positioning of the hard landscaped articles to your drawing. Incorporate open spaces and flower beds. Add structural plants and shrubs and make sure that you utilize them to full advantage.

Now draw in the other plants to complete the entire design. Don’t forget that the basic garden design principles require to be constantly monitored and your plan checked against them.You can create a great Spanish garden design with the help of these tips.

Architecture of Spanish Garden

Traditionally the paradise garden (Persian Garden – the early tradition of Spain) manifests a central cross axis, in the four cardinal directions, with large ponds or water sources (a rill or stylized ganat) where water gets reflected and flows, established in a walled courtyard. The remaining quadrants normally display fruit plants and fragrant shrubs. Thus, it characterizes sensory experiences, refreshing coolness, humming like sounds, humidity, greenery, and fragrance. This type of garden is suitable for the Spanish climate. Options of shade are provided along with pergolas, arcades, trellising, and garden pavilions. Ceramic elements and tiles are generally used in water resources; for structural, decorative, and seating arrangements; and in the form of paving; with solid fields, decorations and accents; and in pottery.