Wrought Iron Art As A Part Of Garden Decor

Wrought Iron Art As A Part Of Garden Decor – Wrought iron art offers many options for growing your outdoor art garden. Just as you use wrought iron and other metals for More »

Decorating Patio And Garden With Owl Water Fountains

Decorating Patio And Garden With Owl Water Fountains – Owl water fountains must be one of the most fun and attractive options to delight the eye and light the spirit. They combine the More »

Creative Garden Seats Ideas

Creative Garden Seats Ideas – Gardens are a great place to spend time and relax while poring over a book or sipping a hot cup of coffee. While this is a natural expectation More »

Garden Weathervane As Unique Garden Decor

Garden Weathervane As Unique Garden Decor – Gardeners spend long hours tending to their plants to ensure they grow. Some gardeners incorporate accessories into their gardens. One unique accessory is the garden weathervane. More »

Decorating With Outdoor Clocks

Decorating With Outdoor Clocks – The garden and patio have become an extensions of our inside living space. We spend a great deal of time decorating both the garden and the patio area where More »

 

Garden Christmas Lights

Garden Christmas Lights

Garden Christmas Lights – Water and light are a magical combination and at Christmas night can provide extra glitter and sparkle. Use wide and narrow beam spotlights on fountains and moving water. When lighting a pond make sure that the source of the light is not reflected in it, which would diminish the mystery.

The texture and shape of tree trunks, branches and leaves provide endless opportunities for decorative lighting. Use tungsten halogen flood spotlights, positioned to shine upwards into the branches from a garden wall or a lower part of the trunk.

Landscaping On A Slope

Landscaping On A Slope

Landscaping On A Slope – Yards with hills and slopes can present challenges to landscapers. Here are some suggestions for working with them. You may even discover that your problem is hiding an opportunity to make your yard even more interesting. Slopes can present challenges to landscapers. But a good landscaper can find a way to turn those challenges into opportunities to showcase their yard.

Shallow to moderate slopes. If shallow to moderate slopes are putting you in a landscaping conundrum, adding the right plants can be a simple solution. What the right plants for your area are varies by location and your preferences. Solutions range from low-growing grasses to certain trees.

 

Creating Landscape That Children Love

Creating Landscape That Children Love

Creating Landscape That Children Love – When you are planning a re-design of your garden landscape, it is important to take into consideration the needs of your children. While many of the in-vogue looks are stunningly beautiful, not all of them are very conducive to the lifestyle of children. If you are a parent looking to make some major changes in your yard, then the following elements can be wonderful additions to consider:

1. Different levels: If your property has a slant or slope to it at all, then adding some levels into the landscape can be both beautiful and functional for children. Give your kids something to climb over with some large rocks, retaining walls, fenced areas, and other such features that will add varied layers to your yard.

Contemporary Garden Style

Contemporary Garden Style

Contemporary Garden Style – Garden design in the twentieth century has become both a profession and an energetic contributor to the development of modern ideas about space and form. The term ‘contemporary garden style’ rather defies definition, but it is useful for drawing together the many different strands in garden design thinking, from the Bauhaus in the 1920s to the present day. The best contemporary gardens do capture the mood of society at a particular time, and reflect the particular lifestyles of their owners.

They also show an understanding of the various components and materials used, both in hard and soft landscape terms. This makes the best gardens timeless.