A garden is a place where you can relax after a hard day’s work. If you grow trees inside your garden, they can be a source of shade when it gets too sunny out. You can also pick beautiful flowers to decorate the rooms inside your house if you have a flower garden.
You can place some decorative ornaments to liven up your garden. Say, for example, installing a wrought iron gate will give the impression that you or your guests are entering a fairy-tale like garden. A curved bench can be an ideal place to get an afternoon nap. There are so many options here are a few that we like:
Make Your Entrances Great to Look At
You can plant a bougainvillea flower just below an iron arch. You can also cover the gates and arches with flowering vines so that they will be eye-catching. A wisteria-draped ceiling can also do the trick in making one think that they are entering a secret garden.
Utilize the use of wooden tables and chairs. They should feel and look like they are a necessity inside the garden. A rust-finished ironwork can be an ideal place where you can drink cocktails and start a conversation. If possible, keep the trail to your tables and chairs hidden. It can serve as a private place for meetings and conversations.
Make sure that the Lighting is soft
Your garden lightings are important. The light serves as a guide when you get home. Make sure that the lights are lowing. Not too bright but not too dim either. Hang outdoor lanterns for a more romantic feel. You can also opt for lamps similar to streetlights to emphasize patios.
Display your favorite plants
You can put potted snapdragons that can attract butterflies to your garden. Display flowers such as begonias, bluebells, buttercups, and carnations. You can make a pinkish-red themed garden or rainbow showers of blooms for a more appealing garden. Use flowers that you can turn into wreaths such as the yellow forsythia. You can put these plants on a pine table and display them for your guests. If you are going to just combine them with the rest of the plants, they can remain hidden and will simply “disappear”.
Get a Water Flowing in your Garden
This can be a trick to make your garden lively. The trickle of water can mean freshness and one can be tempted to go into the garden and explore. You can install a fountain or create an artificial waterfall. You can also add a small pond at the bottom of the waterfall and fill it with lilies and fishes.
Fill Your Garden with Sweet-Scented Plants
Jasmines and lavenders can welcome you and your visitors when they explore your garden. Honeysuckle and lemon shrub blossoms can be a source of bliss to anyone who smells it. You can place these shrubs on lounging tables. They will not only look beautiful, they will also smell heavenly.
If you don’t have enough plants or if you are just starting your own garden, ceramic pots can add accents and colors to your front yard. Blue ceramic pots that are filled with daisies can be eye-catching even from a distance.
A patina of antiques can help in making your garden as if it’s a hundred or more years old. You can buy cathedral fragments from your local antique shop to create a sort of tableau in your garden.
There are many ways of designing your garden. You can try to experiment and see what works and what doesn’t when you have a lot of space. You can also hire a landscaper if you want an expert opinion.