Arbors And Trellises As Garden Décor

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Year-Round Container Gardens: Designing Tips

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Decorating Your Garden For Christmas

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Wrought Iron Art As A Part Of Garden Decor

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The Fishtank Garden Design

The Fishtank Garden Design

A glass-cased garden which opens at the top is known as a Fishtank Garden the many attractive glass cases which open at the side are sold simply as Terraria.

The treatment of both is the same. Begin by placing a layer of gravel and charcoal at the bottom of the container and then add a 2 in. layer of seed and cutting compost. You can landscape the ‘ground’ into hills and valleys – use stones and pebbles if you wish but do not incorporate wood.

There is an extensive range of plants which are suitable for the Fishtank Garden or shop-bought Terrarium. It is a pity to waste such a good home on commonplace plants.

Plants In The Dining Room

Plants In The Dining Room

It may seem strange that only one in four dining rooms contains indoor plants. This area is widely used for entertaining (and impressing) friends, there are ample horizontal surfaces for housing pots and the location is close to the kitchen which makes for easy watering. In addition, the decor is often sparse and would benefit from attractive leaves and colorful flowers.

The problem is one of space – most dining rooms are quite small and are filled with the chairs, table and serving surfaces they have to contain. Floor-standing pots would hamper free movement or could be knocked over wher chairs are pulled back – plants must never, never turn a room into an obstacle course!

Make Your Garden More Beautiful Using Benches

Make Your Garden More Beautiful Using Benches

Most homes have gardens or yards. Some of these can be as big as those in mansions while some of these can be small. Despite the beauty of the flowers, trees and grass that make up the garden, the one thing that people take for granted is not being able to enjoy watching it longer. When one frequents public places such as parks, campsites, playgrounds, the zoo, one will notice that there are benches for people to stop and view what is there. It also provides a break from walking and makes someone catch ones breath.

A lot of advice on making the garden look better would instruct to buy new plants or make something unique using ceramics. Just like everything else, a bench is an accessory that one must also consider. No one can appreciate the beauty of a garden and the surroundings if no one is able to sit there and appreciate it. That is where the importance of the bench comes in.

Contemporary Garden With Elegant Tiki Torches

Contemporary Garden With Elegant Tiki Torches

If you want to create that lost island feel for you and your guests, tiki torches are a natural accessory. Want to throw a party that will leave your guests feeling they’ve just enjoyed a mini vacation in the tropics? Again, tiki torches fit the bill nicely. But those with contemporary garden designs rich with statuary or granite features or heavily designed with masonry often overlook, or intentionally avoid, tiki torches in their outdoor lighting schemes.

Stylish tiki torches that practically scream “classy” are a perfect garden accessory and their use in landscaping design can offer a practical, cost-effective alternative to in-ground lighting. The ever growing number of options available in metallic torches will provide you with options to compliment almost any theme.