Inviting Front Entrance
A beautiful, inviting front entrance can help to give an appealing look to the entire office. Colorful flowers are great things to place at the front entrance. They are attention-grabbing things’ and add a dose of immediate cheerfulness. You can bring artificial flowering trees as well as bougainvillea flowering trees as they can impart attractiveness and at the same time you do not need to worry about taking care of them or watering them. Apart from this, fake decorative trees and pine trees are a huge trend now. They require little or absolutely no maintenance and are resilient, robust and once they are planted, they typically add beauty to the area.
Change the color of the flowers as per the season
Colors attract people and thus, changing the colorful flowers with the seasons can offer appeal all throughout the year. For instance, you can add bright yellow and orange colored flowers during summer, while purple and pink colored ones for autumn. Cheery, bright daffodil and tulips are perfect to welcome spring. You can consult with the landscape professional as well to know more about the seasonal flowers that you can use to beautify the office space.
The echo of moving water near to the office building can soothe away the constant worry of a busy workday and can even make the place look for lively. In addition to this, water features always make an impression on the visitors. If you are on a limited budget, yourself can opt for a pure fountain placed near the front door, on a patio or placed in the common area for employees. This will not only attract the employees but will also impress the clients and customers visiting the place. You can further decorate the fountain area with stones and pebbles to give it a more natural look.
Outdoor seating area or the common area
To give a boost to the employees working for your company, you can offer a serene, stunning outdoor common space where employees can hold an outdoor meeting or enjoy lunch. The seating arrangement can be made innovative by adding a number of trees and large-scale planters. This will give both shade and privacy to the place. Also, flowering shrubs and fragrant plants can also be considered as they offer a bit of pleasing aroma in the air. Apart from this, you can create an inviting outside seating area as well. You can install a few benches, seats and tables which can prove to be functional for your guests and employees.
Give a makeover to the outdoor garbage cans
The look of the outdoor garbage cans can make or break the curb appeal of the commercial property. In case the garbage bins are damaged, stained or just overall filthy it is essential to either get left of them or give them a complete makeover. For instance, you can adorn the containers with a fresco and plant flowers around the border of the garbage can opening, or cover the exterior of the bin with a building material that matches the rest of the landscaping. The garbage bins should resemble centerpiece rather than the trash bins.
Add dazzling outdoor lights
Outdoor lights are a great way to grab the attention of the visitors and boost the overall appeal of the building. There are different types of outside lights available in the market such as floodlights, string lights, spotlights, etc. These lights can add a stunning effect and can imitate the glow of the moonlight on the brink down on a beautiful landscape. However, it is essential to know the basic types of lighting so that you can convey your thoughts effectively either to a lighting designer or anyone who is helping you. If you are concerned about just adding more light to your landscape, then you can pick and choose the ones that you like. You can even put lights around the trees and the trash bins as well as near the fountain to give these places a beautiful look.
Highlight the architecture
You can highlight the building with the landscaping. Add beauty to the front entrance with the right color and texture choices and highlight the driveway with lines of shrubs and trees or by using stone or brick wall features. This will direct people to entrances automatically but at the same time will give an enticing look to the property.
When it comes to thinking about design, consider how the landscape will look after a few months. You should ideally take into consideration the placement and scale of shrubs and trees; provided you are not placing the artificial ones. Besides this, you should have an understanding of the level of maintenance that will be necessary with the design you select. Make sure that you will be capable to keep it well-maintained and good looking or consider consulting with a maintenance contract and leave the everyday care to the professionals. A landscape professional can also give you recommendations about the plants and trees that require little maintenance and at the same time will help provide the functional benefits you need.