Turn your Garden into a Beautiful Park PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 October 2012 11:39

Your very own park

Most of us are fortunate to own a house with a garden. It gives us a decent amount of outdoor space where we can rest, relax, and simply unwind. A beautiful garden, those that are shown in television shows or movies, looks like something only we can dream about. It takes a lot of effort and hard work when it comes to beautifying your garden, but no one said that it’s impossible. You can choose to spend a lot or you can do everything within a specific budget. Regardless, your garden is like a blank canvass waiting to be painted on.



Gazebos and pergolas

Gazebos and pergolas are two outdoor structures that are popular choices when it comes to beautifying the garden or yard. They can be bought from stores that sell turf supplies, gardening tools, and even home improvement items. A gazebo is a structure with a roof, usually in the form of huts, while pergolas are free-standing structures that can be attached to existing structures like walls, fences, or even a gazebo. Pergolas are also used to let flowers grow throughout the entire structure. It’s like having your own wall of flowers right in your backyard.


The silver foliage

If you are blessed with a soil that can support flowers and other vegetation, you may want to try your hands on silver foliage plants. These plants are very beautiful, especially at night. You’d want to look out for artimisia plants or other varieties. They are usually named as SILVER MOUND, SILVER KING, or SILVER QUEEN. They can grow for up to three feet, but if not tended, they can grow out of control. You can also go for the Snow in Summer (Cerastium tomentosum). They are usually grown in rock gardens and along the borders of an existing garden. They can withstand extreme heat, so they are ideal for summer. When numerous, it will look like you have snow in your garden.


Add a gardening floor

If you have the budget, you can opt to add garden flooring, like red bricks, natural stones like granite, or even marble. Garden flooring is essential to a beautiful garden because it accentuates the theme and provides more depth. You can hire professional pavers or landscape artists to help you with this one.

Gardening may not be a walk in the park, but it is still a very rewarding venture. You can turn your garden into a beautiful park in no time.

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