By Tammy Sons
Every person who owns a garden wants it to be a place where one could grow plants, vegetables, fruits & flowers of their choice. Each garden has its own charm because it has been designed and arranged by an individual and the design reflects individuality. The creative ideas and their implementation make the garden unique and charming.
There are different ways to design and landscape a garden entirely depending on what you want your garden to look like. You can use many accessories and ornamental sculptures to enhance the landscape.
First of all, we need to understand the budget, location and size of the garden. If the budget does not allow entire makeover then also you have options of a few modifications like re-designing the pathway by adding bricks, marbles, rocks or even wooden chips depending on the color and contrast. You can grow plants that can add color to your garden. Small plants and herbs can be planted in containers made up of bamboo or wood. Stainless steel pots, glass accessories and hanging baskets can also add to the beauty of the entire design.
If you do not mind spending a little extra then elaborate water features, stone sculptures, antique pots and even bird houses can be put up in the garden. It entirely depends on where and how you would like to place these accessories. Proper lighting is essential for the plants as well as the décor. Dull and shady patches can be boring so you can try planting groundcovers, vines and hedges that can brighten up even the shady spots.
You can construct a gazebo in the garden to sit and relax in the evenings. The gazebo and patio can be adorned with colorful hanging baskets and vines. You can place wicker or wooden furniture in the garden to give it traditional touch.
There are a wide range of plants, hedges and perennials that you can buy to get a perfect makeover. Thriving and healthy plants can enhance the beauty of your garden to manifolds. A well done home garden will certainly attract a lot of attention from all the visitors and guests.