When you wish to decorate your garden and patio then it must have a dual mandate. Space must be made to look great and at the same time, it must be functional. The aspects of functionality that must be kept in mind are solitude, security, console and low-maintenance. Keeping these considerations in mind over here we have decided how to make your garden and patio beautiful.
The ways that would add beauty to your outdoor living space
The beauty of a space can be enhanced by using plants and lights. We are over here focusing our concentration on such aspects to make the garden and patio beautiful. Let us first see how to decorate the garden that you have.
Ways to decorate your garden
There are immense diversions which you can apply to add color and beauty to your garden. You will love the fragrance of flowers and the sounds made by birds and insects in your garden.
1. Add flowering plants:
The splash of color in between the green will make your garden have the diversity, difference and focal point. Try sowing plants which give annual and perennial flowers. You can try planting cosmos, sunflowers or marigold. If you like you can even plant herbs and vegetables like chives, basils, pineapple sage or rosemary and add color to your garden.
2. Control the weeds:
The best way to control weeds before they start sharing your plant feed is to use mulch. You can use decorative mulch which will add beauty to your garden pots and at the same time control the weeds.
3. Create a theme:
It is wise to create a theme in your garden by properly using plants of same foliage and color. You can put plants of same foliage and color in a container and set that in your garden to have a wonderful theme.
4. Have garden arts:
These garden arts can add your personality and character to your garden and at the same time enhance the beauty of the space. It is not necessary that you need to have costly pieces but it must be such that it matches with the theme of your garden. You can add a bamboo blind as a backdrop or hang some colorful pots to make your garden more attractive.
5. Create unity and diversity:
Having repeated colors which you can have from different flowering plants can add unity and diversity to your garden. You can use a combination of yellow capsicum and orange marigold, have a combination of purple by having purple basil and thyme and the like.
6. Have a feature:
You can highlight a space by having a plant, statue, garden artwork or even garden furniture to highlight an area in your garden. You can have a focus plant, have pots of a different color or have an eye-catching artwork to have such a highlight.
7. Avoid cluttering:
Do not overcrowd your garden. By doing so you may be able to have varieties of plants but that will not enhance the beauty of your garden.
So, you have definitely found some ideas to decorate your garden. Follow these tips and enhance the beauty of your garden.
The tips that will enhance the beauty of your patio
You can enhance the beauty of your patio by following any of the below tips. It definitely depends on your taste and liking which you would implement.
1. Have patio plants:
If you have plants with accessories then you can enhance the beauty of your patio. Plants will make the space pleasing and breathe life into your patio so you would love to relax and seat on the patio.
2. Selecting the right tree:
The right tree must be selected when to intend to have them on your patio. Avoid having big trees. If you want shade on the patio then you must select a tree that is of intermediate height, avoid having trees with the extensive root system and choose trees that require less maintenance. Japanese maple can be a good idea for your patio.
3. Have privacy:
Definitely, you would love to have privacy on your patio. By using arborvitae bushes you can have beauty and privacy at the same time. They will help to beautify the patio and at the same time avoid the look of intruding neighbors. If you want more of privacy then you can have formal hedges. Privet can be used to have such hedges if you wish.
4. Add vertical element:
You can easily add a vertical element to your patio. You can have a pergola to have the best of impact and functionality.
5. Have perennial plants:
It would be great to have perennial plants on your patio to enhance the beauty of your patio. Have a mix of small shrubs and long blooming plants to have the desired beauty. Having such a mixture you can enhance the beauty of your patio for all through the year.
6. Do not forget the annuals:
You may be thinking that these plants are short-lived. Yes, they are but when they bloom they will add color and decor which you cannot even imagine about.
7. Have a cool pool:
It is not that only flowers can add decor to your patio. You can have a cool pool to add the extra decor and comfort to your patio. You can sun yourself on the patio and drive to the pool to relax. This definitely depends on your budget and time for having a proper maintenance if you would have such a pool on your patio.
8. Add water features:
If it is that having a pool will not match your budget then you can have small water features to have the desired decor. You can have a small water fountain and have a relaxing feature on your patio.
So, now you have some ideas about decorating your patio also to bring out the decor. You can choose any one that suits your liking and make the patio and garden beautiful and relaxing.
Select any of the ideas shared and have a decorated and relaxing outdoor living space.