There’s no description for the amount of appreciation we have for outdoor spaces. It is time to tidy up your outdoor space and gave it a new look. Before you dive up in the ideas, you should know its more important to do things that you feel invested in rather than just blindly following the trends. After all it will you who would be spending most time in your backyard.
Here are 7 ideas you can take in account before starting landscaping.
1. Light it up
A great way to enhance the beauty of your landscape is by adding lights. Lighting it up can immediately give it a more dreamy, cozy and sophisticated look. You can either choose twinkling light or go with twinkling lights. Both are perfect way for providing enough light to illuminate the space for you to enjoy the quiet evenings outside.
2. Perfect tea parties
If you are an avid tea lover, this one is for you. Give your backyard a complete English garden feel by decorating a cozy corner to have your evening teas. Choose furniture in dim or pastel shades. Colors that scream represent royalty and elegance would be a perfect choice. You can add big pillows, fancy cutlery and a nice table cloth and it will become the perfect setting to host your tea parties.
3. Spice it up with color
The one thing that has the power of instantly lifting our mood is pop of colors. Grow plants that produce flowers in different color and soon you will have an enviable blooming garden. You can add contrasting or complementary shades of furniture to give it lively and inviting look. If you are confused about the color and texture of furniture, look it up. Understanding the color palette and tones is going to help you a lot in making final decision. It is always a good idea to choose according to your heart instead of following trends as it will reflect your unique style and personality.
4. Go organic
One of the major concerns of today’s world is fertilizers that are being used to grow almost anything. You can turn your garden into your own vegetable garden. At first it could be a bit difficult but as you start to get experienced, you might even love it. And trust me, there’s nothing that taste better than the result of your own hard work.
5. Splash it up
One of the trendiest landscaping idea that is becoming hugely popular is incorporating the element of water in your backyard. Whether it is in the form of swimming pool, hot tub or a little pond, any one of the idea is perfect way to create a gateway into nature through your backyard. You can add rocky paths and make it look more aesthetic and elegant.
6. Create an oomph factor
If you don’t want your garden to look ordinary and simply just have plants and flowers, don’t worry this one is for you. You can invent in centerpiece or anything that relates to your artistic side and your budget allows. It doesn’t necessarily have to be costly. You can add classic patio with chairs, fire pit and turn your place for a perfect hangout place for your friends and family. You can also decorate the place with hedges, rocks and rare paintings if you want to, it would only increase the charm of the place. After all an oomph factor is what makes you, “you” and now your backyard will just look like an extension of your personality.
7. A dreamy walkway
After being restricted to our homes for such a long year and being unable to go outside has left many of us craving for go on a walk. And that can be the reason why the trend of building your own private walkway is on rise. You can create gravel grounds and add different sort of pebbles, small and large rocks to make it look beautiful.
If you live in an area where climate supports coconut and pine trees, it could be a major addition for your backyard. But if you don’t live in such climatic weather you can plant various shrubs and flowers plants of different color. It will make your walkway look magical during sunrise and sunsets.
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