52% of American homes enjoy gardening; the others don’t know what they’re missing out on. A garden can be the perfect place to relax, unwind, and get in touch with nature. Adding hints of color and design to your yard décor can make your outdoor activities even more enjoyable.
You can use garden decorations to beautify your yard, increase privacy, hide unpleasant views, or create a cozy space to think. Here are some ideas for decorating your garden with items that will make it more enjoyable and beautiful.
Paths, Path Lights, and Ground Lights
Pathways added to an already attractive home décor can create an inviting and comfortable space.
Paths and walkways should be at least 5 feet wide, or wider if you have kids or dogs that might run into the area. The route should also be smooth and free from bumps or other obstacles that would make it uncomfortable for people to walk.
Path lights are a great way to illuminate trails at night or during dusk and dawn, when natural light is low. Make sure that each path light has at least 10 feet of ground space around it before you dig holes.
If you’re looking for a way to add pride to your yard, garden flags are a great place to start. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can be used in a variety of ways.
Many sports teams have flags you can buy that feature their logo or mascot. You can find them at stores like Target, Walmart, and Amazon, where they usually sell for around $10-30 each.
You can also use them to highlight something special about your property. For example, if there’s an area in your yard with lots of tulips blooming during springtime, you could put up several tulip-themed garden flags. This will create interest for guests who come over while adding color at the same time!
Arbors and Pergolas
If you want to grow climbing plants, arbors and pergolas are your best bet for garden décor. An arbor is a freestanding structure that supports vines and other plants in their natural growth patterns. A pergola is like an arbor but it’s much wider.
They can be used by themselves or attached to houses as a way of creating shade without completely blocking out light.
Trellis structures are a great way to add diversity to your garden care. They allow climbing plants to grow freely while providing a cool structure to stabilize them. You can choose from a variety of different materials, including wood and metal, to make your own trellis.
Find the Best Garden Decorations
For garden decorations, your options are endless. Home and garden stores will carry all the supplies you need, or you can make your own. The most important thing is that you have fun with the process!
This list of decorations will help you find what your yard lacks, but it doesn’t cover how to make these items look their best. You can learn more about that in the garden design section of our blog. There’s a lot to learn about gardening, but we’ve tried to make it as easy as possible.