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Stepping stones can be a great addition to your outdoor landscape that is practical and also, aesthetic. In garden with a high traffic, getting grass to grow can be a bit frustrating, and adding a stepping stones can be an easy way to kill the grass. And for decorative purposes, stepping stones can be a unique point and grab everyone’s attention . From the cozy cottage stepping stones to the symmetrical Zen garden foot path, stepping stones can add another dimension to your yard and garden that you might have never considered before. Whether modern or country, stepping stones have earned a place in landscapes as a hardworking and decorative element, that are easily installed and tough to live without.

If you are planning to decorate your outdoor space with mosaic art, then you are come into the right article. Mosaic art can be made with any variety of glass, tile, or stone. Considering that the patterns can be as abstract or colorful as you’d like, your finished product will stand out. Attractive and colorful mosaics are also commonly used on garden pots, sculptures, pools, fountains, or birdbaths. Regardless of the location where the mosaic is used, the surfaces on which the mosaic is installed should be strong, dry, and able to bear the weight of the mosaic.

Window boxes are a way to add plant life around the exterior of your home especially when you lack for garden space. So, no matter you live in a house or apartment, you still can have it. The good thing about it is that window boxes can be designed in many different ways. You can place it directly on the window’s edge or even hang it under the window. Hanging window box hat features an artistic design will look great on a first floor window, especially during fall season.

Defining your garden bed can be so much more than a simple practical measure, so let’s have some fun with garden edging. You can create any of singularly beautiful garden edging projects using your ingenuity, energy and few essential tools. Garden edging is important because you need to keep turf grass and lawn weeds such as clover or creeping-charlie from getting into your flower beds. If you’ve ever had lawn grass invade a planting bed, you know what a nuisance it can be to weed out of clumps of perennials.It’s also problematic if ground cover or other plants start to creep into your lawn.

The Japanese word kokedama translates to English as “moss ball”. This simplicity is the very essence of this elegant garden art form. Kokedama is a type of kusamono-an ornamental planting meant to be displayed on its own. Essentially, kokedama is a ball of mud covered in moss and planted with a single or multiple specimens. It is either suspended from string, mounted to a piece if driftwood or bark, or set in a shallow dish.

Backyards are no longer just a home’s exterior. It become an important part of any home. They are outdoor living spaces that many people use to entertain friends and family and also a place where they can unwind and relax after a hectic week. Nowadays, there are many ways to create a backyard getaway. Whether you are looking to create a space where you can escape to find peace and quiet or throw fabulous parties, there are many incredible ideas that you can use to create a backyard that you love.

Retreat for a while and enjoy the silence in a shady place by reading your favorite book is a pleasure thing to do. Quiet moment and the fresh air are absolutely needed to create a nice atmosphere in the place. Actually, this idea is simple and affordable to make. You can utilize the backyard become reading retreat place. It can be a sort of a tree house, swing, gazebo, and so on. For sure, the important thing to consider is the comfort. In this post, we’ve prepared some picture that may give you ideas on creating a reading retreat. Let’s check it out!

There are some people who love Mediterranean pool design for their outdoor living. Overall, Mediterranean pool provided in rectangular shape. However, the existence of some details such as terracotta, fountain, colorful tile, earthy stones, and palm tree also characterize Mediterranean-style. Lush Landscaping Builds in symmetrical shape, this pool doesn’t have to look over formal. Let see the beauty of succulents, terracotta, tumbled pavers, and pottery bowls that bring the pool design more eye-grabbing. This Mediterranean yard is amazing with the pool inside. Mediterranean Pool with Stone Wall This Mediterranean-style builds with stone wall as privacy that will make you feel save and free, swimming at this pool. You can see some details of pavers with ground-cover, terracotta, roses, and low bench that arranged well. Spanish Bungalow This petite pool looks larger because of high wall and hand-painted tile. With simple fountain, the pool looks more attractive. Moreover, Mediterranean touch looked…

When we were young, most of us are hoping to have our own tree house to play around with friends, or even to get a private space for yourself. There is just something special about creating our own space and embedding it into nature. Thanks to the avant-garde attitude of those building these tree houses, we have inspiration to get back out there, and create our own kind of masterpiece in the trees. Although the featured tree houses are extravagant, they may provide a vision of something you want to create.

If you have a large garden space, then you know how benches can enhance the design of your garden as well as give you a place to sit and enjoy your garden view. A bench can be constructed out of nearly any material. From wood, cinder blocks, stone, or even crates. The material that you choose is not so important; it simply needs to be a design that fits the style and the decor of your existing garden. Check out these 8 extraordinary garden bench ideas that will blow your mind below to inspire you.

When your flowers, succulents, and lush green lawn are reflected in a handcrafted water feature, the entire look truly pops in a fresh light. And the best part about wanting a garden pond for yourself is that, with enough time and effort, they do not have to cost a fortune to enjoy. For the investment, there are few gardening projects more rewarding. 

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