As winter approaches it’s time to start planning your next gardening achievement. This is the time that the thought might cross your mind that your garden(s) could use a little pick me up or ….something. Now would be a great time for you to think about garden décor to make the most out of what you’ll be planting or preparing the garden with, come Spring. The following list are some of the top decorative garden accessories that will help you get an idea as some of your choices available to accent your garden.
• Garden Statues or Ornaments
• Slate stepping stones
• Garden Stakes or Flags
• Planters and Urns
• Birdbaths, Birdhouses and Birdfeeders
• Fences or lattice
There are a variety of Statues or garden ornaments made of different materials and comes is a wide range of sizes. Available at a number of locations, you can choose from stone, wrought iron and other types of material. There are also other popular figurines such as dogs, cats, frogs, and ladybugs to name a few are favorites with adults and children.
Have you ever found it difficult to get to different areas of your garden without stepping on your flowers? Stepping stones, if placed adequately, will help enable you to travel through your garden without concern for your plants and will also enhance your garden. These decorative stones come in many different shapes and styles.
Garden stakes or flags can be a decoration all by themselves. They can look particularly nice before and after flowers bloom and add to your range of colors. These can also be changed to suit a particular special occasion, holiday, or the season changes.
Planters and urns can help decorate around your garden in areas that are difficult to actually plant flowers such as near windows, steps, or patios. There are a variety of planters and urns available in the market to accent your garden. Varying sizes also allow you to add more than just one in a particular spot.
For the bird enthusiast, birdfeeders and birdhouses add excellent color and attraction to your garden. These will attract a wide variety of birds to your garden allowing nature take its course. There are a number of decorative as well as natural wood birdhouses and birdfeeders available to suit your taste. Also, don’t forget your birdbaths which can be a focal point for your garden and also brings entertainment as a garden accessory.
Fountains can also be a placed as a center point allowing you to plant your garden around this object. Fountains are available in a wide range to suit any budget and taste. These can be elaborate stone fountains or can even be designed by you.
Finally, fences and lattice are excellent décor in your garden providing the ability to create seclusion or privacy as well as a source for spreading flowers. These can be positioned through out your garden or near your home or shed.
I hope this has provided you with some great ideas to add a decorative touch to your garden with fountains, garden stones or ornaments, wooden birdfeeders and decorative birdhouses and much more. These items should also help to keep your garden looking spectacular all year round, particularly during the cold winter months.