If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. Cicero was right. And for many people special pleasure is reading in a flowery spring garden – preferably his.
Today we continue to iterate over wonderful ideas for your garden (started here). One you like – feel free to bring.
And try to rethink the space, making the area not just in the garden, and the garden of dreams, perhaps with a real home cinema in the fresh air, incredibly comfortable relaxation area or perhaps Playground fun for the kids.
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Rock gardens and rockeries are true rock gardens. The first option requires the presence of hills, covered with rock vegetation, and for the second, rockery, will fit any landscape, even a perfectly flat ground.
In addition, there plants are of secondary importance.
To make it clearer, in rockeries main “actors” – the stones and in rock gardens they are, these stones are the backdrop for the plants.
There are several kinds of the rock garden. They repeat different parts of highlands. So, rocky cliff called a jumble of large boulders with minimal vegetation in “pockets” and niches.
On the hillside you will see the complex high composition of stones of different sizes, which complements a large variety of dwarf plants.
A valley in the mountains is mostly large stones that partially protrude from the ground and surrounded by a profusely flowering ornamental plants.
Perhaps the most spectacular rock garden – gorge. He’s the most difficult to implement. It requires a natural hollow, the slopes of which need the framing rocks and the representatives of the rocky flora.
To complement the rock garden or rockery can be a dry stream that simulates water.
Looks good in landscape design and regular pebble. Moreover, in such variations, in which her usual, barely even.
Dug into the ground in a vertical position flat pebbles is part of an unusual mosaic.
An easier way – the shapes of pebbles on the lawn.
Large flat stones can also serve as the basis for a lawn.
But a hedgehog can get out of pebbles!
And cozy birdhouses:
Also used to decorate gardens and flower beds with decorative gravel.
Gabions – literally “the big cage” (FR. – gabion, ital. – gabbione). Dimensional products from wire twisted wire mesh, filled with stones (and sometimes wood or glass).
Them today used to create fences, high raised beds, pots for flowers, benches and garden furniture, for decoration of lanterns, pond and beyond.
For zoning the space to, for example, separate gazebo or pool from the garden as separate design elements: floral stands, fences, benches, steps – in General, gabions are simply unique.
They are an outstanding and aesthetically elegant as in landscaping and in the industrial sector.
Gabions are perfectly combined with greenery, turning into a stunning composition.
Usually form stones in the gabion does not matter, but the size Yes. It is important that the cell size of the gabion was smaller than the size of the stones, to avoid loss of filler.
The color of the stones – the most different: from snow white to deep black. If you choose a colored filling, you can put in the gabion ornament.
Rotary (eng. “root” – the root) – another fashion trend in landscape design. When placing the roots garden using branches, logs, snags and stumps, complete with vegetation and sculptures.
So next time after spring pruning garden make sure you pay attention to branches and logs. Will definitely come in handy! They can get a unique composition of bizarre forms.
Working on rotaries, be sure to treat your “exhibits” special means that will protect the wood from being eaten by insects and rot.
Choosing plants for rotary, prefer curly and not very lush. They will not detract from the beauty of the wood.
Perfect complement to songs flowers such as chamomile, cornflower, periwinkle. On the background of the snags look great and ferns and ivy.
The original decoration rotary will become a flower bed in an old tree stump.
Removing part of the core, it can be used for plants.
Well will feel in a “pot” as an option, succulents.
For very small garden will also fit mini-compositions in the stump. Combine with sculpture and driftwood – it’s just fabulous.
For the house, incidentally, is also suitable.
Of roots and snags, you can even make the bench.
Or frame them in the garden path.
And look at these beautiful horses. They are worthy to decorate any rotary.
You can keep your garden in perfect condition, to follow him, giving him all his time and all his strength, but he can be boring and grey.
Obviously, just mowing the lawns and watering the flower beds is not enough for the garden became the place in which you want to return again and again.
For this purpose it is necessary not only to plan and execute, and add little things for comfort – the same textile. And then the garden will be a continuation of the domestic space.
In its design you can safely use the same thing for the home: furniture, lamps, mirrors, pillows, curtains, even carpets. By the way, there are options specifically for the streets, able to survive any vagaries of nature.
In the warmer months, guests can dine in the fresh air. For this garden is to provide an open dining room.
And let it be under a canopy to protect like rain and from the sun.
Notice how great it looks in the garden is an old table lamp and grandma’s long out of fashion crystal chandelier.
If you want to free up room in the house, but you wish to throw away still good but no longer relevant to modern interior design things, build out of them in the garden.
Mirrors – including. They will expand the space and beat it.
Now popular designers of interiors and exteriors of the bar.
You can make out of ordinary planks, covering them on top of the varnish.
In the garden is very harmonious, and themed decor.
Here is the place and all sorts of goods for summer holiday: hammocks, swings, umbrellas and sun loungers, a mandatory pool. Do not forget about textiles, relevant and on the street: curtains, tablecloths, pillows, blankets and beyond.
So, decorative pillows can be scattered on the benches, curtains make a shade of a gazebo or veranda, and a blanket to put on the swing for cool evenings.
And in the hammock necessarily throw a pillow and blanket.
It’s so nice to see the day. This is probably the best moments when you can do nothing, and just doze off in the fresh air, enjoying the nature, his garden.
For garden furniture, you can use pillows and mattresses, simulating grass cover. Great idea!
We strongly recommend that you equip in your garden relaxation area.
Here you can find details on how to do it.
This rethinking of the usual six acres will allow you to quickly forget about the vanity, which is somewhere behind the fence.
It’s also possible to organize a cinema in the fresh air. Invite your family and friends. They will be delighted.
For children – play area. And it’s not just about a banal sandbox, though it is needed. Trampoline, Playground, swings – should be happy with every kid. Adult, by the way, too.
For older children you can build a hut or a real tree house.
For fans of Lord of the rings – style hobbit. By the way, why not hide it in the cellar?
When the lighting of the garden it is important to combine functionality with decorative.
And it is real art, able to surprise with unprecedented effects that are born from the Union of plants and lighting: decorative lighting is based on the play of light and shadow.
There are such types of lighting, like home lighting, walkways, stairs, accent lighting, holiday lighting and security lighting.
The facade of the building should be the most illuminated place on the site, because it is psychologically easier to move from darker places to the fact that well lit.
Path lighting is important from a practical point of view.
In the dark it will point the way, so to speak.
Must and lighting of stairs that will make climbing them safe.
Emphasize terrain low lights placed in the form of paving or at the direction of the track.
Use this technique as a “moving light”, creating an atmosphere of mystery.
The light source is fixed on the object or very close to it. This light, snatching some part of the darkness, do not give a complete representation of the space, leaving room for guesswork.
True led lighting.
At any time of the year appropriate in the garden garlands as additional decorative light.
Garland binding on the parties in the fresh air. Summer is coming, come up with something interesting!
Original lamps can be done by hand.
Inflate balloon, dip hemp rope in a mixture of PVA glue with water, wrap it on the ball – as it will – and let the design dry. Then just pop the bulb. You will remain a stylish shade for your lamp.
It is possible to add a strand of garland or mounted within it a garden lantern on a solar battery. Another option is to wear a lampshade for a cartridge with a bulb.
And how do you this homemade beauty?
Well, if you don’t want to bother, buy the finished product.
For example – luxury balls-lamps.
There are even floating versions.
And anyway, the choice is more than rich, including models running on the energy of the sun.
For romantic atmosphere, the charm of garden candles.
Yes, burn candles, drink wine, eat from beautiful dishes and whatever else suggest we battered…
And may your garden bloom and fragrant. Share your ideas for your home and brag about the fact that we already managed to bring to life.
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