The garden is an addition to our home, and we should invest some time thinking and designing this particular place were we will spend some time with our families and friends.
Gardens are not just places where enthusiasts grows plants and vegetables. To complement the amount of effort you put in here, you should try to improve your garden decor so that your garden looks beautiful, with or without flowers. Here are some tips to help you work on it:
1) Singular focus
One way to make a difference to your garden decor is to focus on one part of the garden and build the rest around it. This can be done by building a gazebo, an arbor, a rose pillar or any statues or sculptures of interest.
2) A sense of architecture
You can provide an architectural form and a sense of style to your garden decor by adding a bit of iron gate work, elegant metal topiary forms or concrete statuary to the garden. Simple garden ornaments and artful decor contribute tremendously to the aesthetic value to your outdoor living garden spaces. (Cast Iron Hanging Garden Face Iron Half Moon Face Wall Decor New Price: $27.22 Old Price: $27.22 (as of 11/20/2018 11:17 UTC) )
3) Adding water features – a waterfall or a fountain
Building a waterfall or a fountain can add a lot of value to your garden decor. In fact, most Japanese gardens have a water feature, and the ones without water features have something that represents water, like gray gravel or sand. If you would like to be a little innovative, you can turn your whole garden into a water garden. (Tree Pot Fountain Tree Pot Outdoor-Indoor Fountain with Illumination New Price: $181.99 Old Price: $182.89You Save: $0.90 (as of 11/20/2018 11:17 UTC) ).
4) Collect and scatter
After having collected a variety of art and ornamentation to add to your garden decor, make sure you scatter it throughout the landscape. Some people place topiary, sculpture or tuteur forms in distant small landscaped garden spaces for maximum viewing impact. Try and frame ornamental pieces of art with easy-growing shrubs and low-growing flowers.
5) Correct use of planters and containers
For an elegant garden decor, you may need to carefully choose the planters and containers to hold your plants. Many kinds of containers are available, the popular ones being made of concrete, fiber stone, fiberglass, and plastic. For earth tones, you might choose terracotta. Correct use of planters can also add height, shape, and life to your garden. (Stackable Garden Planter Pot 5-Tier Strawberry and Herb Garden Planter - Stackable Gardening Pots with 10 Inch Saucer (Stone) New Price: $29.99 Old Price: $29.99 (as of 11/20/2018 11:17 UTC) )
Lighting up a garden nicely also enhances the garden decor. Other than lighting up the pathway in your garden, you can also light up a specific tree by focusing light beams on it. Make sure you keep safety concerns in mind for lighting options. (Amir LED Solar Outdoor Spotlight AMIR Solar Spotlights Outdoor Upgraded, Waterproof 4 LED Solar Security Landscape Lights, Adjustable Solar Garden Light with Auto On/Off for Yard Driveway Pathway Pool Patio (White) New Price: $29.99 Old Price: $29.99You Save: $11.00 (as of 11/20/2018 11:17 UTC) ).
7) Define your place – use varieties of height
Garden ornamentation will define garden spaces. Taller garden decor and sculpture can create pleasantly and sprawl visual architecture in small spaces. Always try and place taller plantings toward the back of the garden. Try and use varieties of height to beautify your garden.
8) Block what you do not like
Block a part of the garden with climbers like ivy or vines if you do not like the way it looks. A trellis or obelisk can also be combined with the climbers to block the view. It will only end up enhancing your garden decor. You can also add a birdbath to your garden.
9) Temporary additions for special purposes
If you organize parties in your garden, they are some ways to improve on your garden decor. If you are on a shoestring budget, you could light the garden by candles, lanterns or string lighting. Clean up a particular area within the garden to provide a tidy place for your guests. The addition of fragrant containers would fill the garden air with a pleasant smell. Also, do not forget to get comfortable garden chairs for your guests.
10) Another tip to give the impression of a bigger garden, you can use plants with large green stuff at the entrance, and the plants with smaller leaves at the end.
You could use big and small plants combine, not necessarily put them aside so that you can break the monotony in your garden decoration. To work on the fences and walls, it is recommended even if you have a small garden, the use of climbing plants, so you can cover the walls and also give your garden a sense of no limits.
Finally, you should make sure that everything is harmonized. Utilizing all your resources with perfect balance can enhance your garden decor and make it your piece of paradise.