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If you’re something like us, you know that it’s not just the interior that counts – when it comes to houses, that is! Accenting your home with natural elements, from flora and fauna, masonry and water features, makes for an instantly inviting space for guests (and not to forget a relaxing retreat for you!). Let these outdoor design ideas for shrubs, walkways and more inspire you to create your own beautiful garden or lawn oasis.
While buying your own instead of pre-made items has always been “in”, there has been a definite revival as awareness of the environmental impact of consumerism grows. In addition to beautiful garden projects, there are also many ideas for redesigning garden items for practical purposes. For example, plastic pots can be used to start seeds or as a container for collecting products from your garden.
As Michigan-based landscape and garden designer Deborah Silver says: “” the presence and sound of water in the garden is sparkling, restorative, refreshing and relaxing “” (if you need evidence, just take a look at some of these fountains in promotion from your company Detroit Garden Works). More and more gardeners are turning their gardens into retreats for relaxation, and a fountain is part of the plan. Here are some of our favorite fountains.
If a fountain is not your thing, you should add a bird bath. Birds need clean water for bathing and drinking, so placing a bird bath in your garden and cleaning the water regularly will make a big difference for birds around you.
Growing your own food is continuing to increase in popularity as people worry more than ever with what you eat and how it has grown. And it’s no secret that the best way to be sure that you’re getting quality products is to grow it yourself.
We are pleased that the vegetable garden is merging with the outdoor entertainment trend: hosts take guests out to the garden for dinner to get fresh ingredients and then make a meal together. It can be as simple as sprinkling fresh basil and other vegetables on a pizza before grilling it or picking fresh sprigs of mint for a mojito