By Tammy Sons
The lawn looks great if you have exquisite furniture placed in it. Decent furniture makes your garden more relaxing and beautiful at the same time. There is a variety of furniture available in the market to choose from and picking the right one would make all the difference. Sometimes, it gets perplexing to choose the right kind as you need to keep all the other aspects in mind like weather, surroundings, landscape, and budget. A good piece of furniture in the garden should be in harmony with the plants and should not look out of the place.
Furniture comes in wide variety of designs and materials. Some of the common garden furniture types are woven, loomed, aluminum, wicker, teak or even plywood furniture. Apart from furniture if you have a large area in your garden, you can also use gazebos, giant umbrellas, retracting rooftops to cover a small patch in the garden and make it a place to relax in evenings.
All such garden accessories and furniture are available in the market, and you can choose the right color and texture that suits your garden. If your garden does not have a huge area, then you can also go in for hammocks or wooden swings which do not occupy a lot of space and give you comfortable nook to relax.
Avoid keeping wooden and wicker furniture outside in the garden during rainy days as wood tends to absorb water resulting in destroying the furniture completely. The garden furniture can be complemented by using stone sculptures, carved marble pieces or small water fountains. You also have a choice to replace wooden furniture with some chairs and tables made of plastic, iron or some other material which is resistant to water. There are many furniture stores as well who can recommend the best type of garden furniture that can be used during rainy season.
Some people prefer using wrought iron furniture as compared to wooden furniture as they are ideal for wet and humid regions. You can also try and put a birdhouse on a tree or a place suitable for birds. This will attract the birds to your garden and enhance its natural beauty.
Besides this, you can be creative and use your creativity to make your garden look the way you always wanted it to be. You can also refer to your friends or garden magazines and internet as well to find out more information about how to enhance your garden landscape.