Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Accents that Help Beautify Your Garden

Skip the unthoughtful store-bought accents, and give a personalized spin to your garden with these creative ornaments, containers, fountains, and more. Here is a list of some of the most creative adornments for your garden.

Hanging wooden baskets

A colorful hanging basket can catch eyes from far away. This creative accent brings a touch of greenery to your patio, front porch, or deck, straight from the garden. You can either decide to use seasonal flowers, or can plant robust plants inside these containers. Moreover, to make the baskets attention-grabbing you can get them in bright colors such as yellow, green, red or blue.

Succulents

There is something stunning about succulents. Buy them in different shapes and put them in beautiful containers. One of the things that you can use is a bird bath, which can be turned into a beautiful succulent planter. Keep it near the seating area in your garden. It will enhance the beauty of the area.

Fountains  

Incorporate the splashy sounds of nature into your garden with a simple fountain. From classic urns to simple bubbling jars, wall fountain and cupids, these accents are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit your needs and turn your otherwise boring garden into an exotic escape. It even attracts more birds, and is extremely soothing to the ears and eyes.

Tile-topped steppingstones

Add beauty to your garden by creating a path with handmade steppingstones adorned with pieces of ceramic plates or tiles. If you’re on a budget, you can look for cracked or chipped ceramic items at neighborhood sales or flea markets. These accents can easily be made at home by breaking up flea market tiles or plates for the mosaics of multi hued steppingstones.

Herbs

Herbs are the easiest plants to grow in a garden. However, a lot of them do better in a planter or a container, as their productive nature can be controlled. You can also decide to place the planters close to your kitchen for quick access during cooking. Here is a list of the must-have herbs:

  1. Rosemary
  2. Thyme
  3. Sage
  4. Lemon Balm
  5. Parsley
  6. Cilantro
  7. Mint
  8. Chives
  9. Tarragon
  10. Oregano
  11. Basil
Custom Concrete Pots

Pots can act as unique accents that add to the beauty of your garden. You can stir up some fun by adding colorful concrete into the area. Custom garden pots are available in a variety of sizes, and can be kept in balconies, rooftops, and terraces as well. If you have a particular color theme in mind, then you can either get these pots customized from a retailer or paint them on your own.

You can turn your boring garden to a sacred haven by a touch of creativity, and using these beautiful accents in the right manner. If you you’re short of ideas to landscape the entire area, its best to get in touch with professional landscaping experts. They can do the job for you or guide you through the entire process. Some of the companies even offer maintenance services after finishing up your garden.