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Create An Unique Rustic Garden Using Found Objects

Create An Unique Rustic Garden Using Found Objects

Create An Unique Rustic Garden Using Found Objects – Decorating your garden in a rustic style is very fun and creative. When you are creating a rustic or cottage garden the design is only limited by your imagination.  You can easily use found objects in your garden and have them look great. You can also pick up old and antique garden objects and give them a new home.


Gazebo Spa For Outdoor Comfort

Gazebo Spa For Outdoor Comfort

Gazebo Spa For Outdoor Comfort – Gazebos have become popular in recent years with many people who have the space in their backyard to place it. However, many more have taken an even bolder step and built a gazebo spa in order to benefit of relaxation in their own backyard without taking away the beauty of the nature. Here are some tips and suggestions that will help you have the perfect gazebo spa in no time.

You can find with ease today many types of gazebo spa kits that have easy to follow instructions, which with a little help from your family and friends can be put together in a few hours.

Garden Porches And Pergolas

Garden Porches And Pergolas

Garden Porches And Pergolas – Porches can be simple, as a covered but open structure sheltering the approach to a doorway, or they can be much grander, with a roof and sides attached to the house. Being sheltered, they are useful places to grow favorite plants, which may not tolerate the cold, wet, or wind. If container plants are under the roof, you will need to water them carefully.

Pergolas usually consist of a series of pillars made from stone, brick, or iron, supporting a top frame, ideally covered by climbing plants. They may be freestanding and cover an outdoor eating area, or they may form part of a paved walk. Alternatively they can be built with one side attached to a building, like a verandah, and without an enclosed roof.

How To Design A Roof Garden?

How To Design A Roof Garden?

How To Design A Roof Garden? Roof gardens are the ultimate city gardens. They can be grand, or as simple as a cottage garden, they may just have a few containers, or harbor plants in great profusion, the best are extraordinary. But, roof gardens have their own set of problems.

The first and most important consideration, whether the roof garden is large or small, is the weight of the plants and containers. Full containers are fairly heavy and it is essential that the roof is strong enough to bear the load. It is sensible to have the load-bearing capacity of your roof checked by a structural engineer before starting work on creating your rooftop oasis.

Balancing Space In Miniature Garden

Balancing Space In Miniature Garden

Balancing Space In Miniature Garden – Have you ever wondered why space is important in gardening? Even in miniature garden, space is a crucial element of garden design. It defines importance to objects, provides areas that make the design interesting, and leads the eye through the garden. The tip to bringing a sense of order to garden spaces is to add negative and positive features by using hardscape.

Since positive space refers to the area that an object occupies, negative space is the open area between the design elements. When planning a miniature garden, consider negative areas of design that contain pebbles, sand, stepping stones, or lawn. With these elements in the garden, the eyes will be able to rest and notice the important visual accessories.