How To Improve Your Yard With Decorative Garden Ideas

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How do you feel about your outside space? Maybe you moved into your house and said that you’ll create the garden when the house is finished. Or maybe you just wanted to create a simple garden that is easy to maintain. Either way, you may find that your garden doesn’t overly give you a sense of pride. When you want to feel proud of your garden, you know that it has to look great and make you feel great when you’re out in it. To do this, you’ll often want to turn to some cool decorative garden ideas. So if you’re ready to boost the appeal of your yard, here’s how you can do it.

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How To Improve Your Yard With Decorative Garden Ideas

 

 

Create A Rose Garden

 

So first of all, a really sweet idea is to come up with a rose garden design. Rose gardens always look so beautiful, decorative, and delicate. And they can be so calming if you nestled a little iron bench in there too. So maybe this is one idea that you can work into a section of your yard?

 

Even if you don’t like roses, you can do this with your own choice of flower. Just think about the kind of flowers that you absolutely love. Then pick out different colors or sizes, or even just one type. Then cluster the flowers all together so that you can clearly see that it’s a set area of the garden.

 

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Build A Walled Garden

 

Next, you could think about building a walled garden. Now, this can sound really strange. But if you have bare walls or fence that you don’t like the look of, you could cover them up with flowers or plants.

 

When you think about vertical gardening, building plants up the wall could make a really stunning feature of a very basic section. And this can be a great way to bring more flowers into the yard overall too. 

 

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Plant Wildflowers

 

Maybe you dislike the idea of things being too prim and neat? Then this will be for you. Why not go for a mini wildflower meadow? Wildflowers can look so, so pretty and it’s great for attracting nature. If you want your garden to feel like a classic quaint country garden, then adding in some wildflowers would be perfect for you.

 

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Add In A Rock Garden

 

And then, there’s the idea of building a rock garden. Maybe you want to go with something more modern or less leafy? Then choose a feature made from stone and wood could be a great way for you to create a decorative finish, without much garden maintenance.

 

You could opt for a fountain in the center. If you want something more simple you can design your rock garden to look like a dry creek bed. Incorporating rock in any form adds a great element of design.

 

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Display Your Veggie Garden Decoratively

 

Lastly, you may also want to think about ways in which you can really make the most of your veggies in the garden. Sometimes, they can look a little raw. But if you want to make sure that your garden is as decorative as possible, then you can make this work. First of all, why not think about cordoning off the section, and putting a small wooden barrier around it? While this doesn’t have to affect the growth of the veggies, it can make it look more contained and decorative.

 

You can also add flowers and other whimsical elements to the veggie garden. These bring life to a boring space.

 

Do these tips give you some new decorative garden ideas to add to your yard? Tell me about them in the comments below.

 

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I'm a mama to four and grandma to six. Yankee born with a love of the south. I love old-fashioned ways with modern thinking. I'm a homesteader, gardener, blogger. I enjoy “from scratch” cooking, consider myself a crafty do-it-yourselfer, and animal rescuer.

2 Comments

  1. Awesome ideas! thanks for sharing on Homestead Blog Hop!

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