Many homeowners are particularly inspired when it comes to designing the garden. A garden can be a delicious retreat, a sanctuary from the stressful demands of life. Homeowners read gardening magazines regularly, scouring the pages for home gardening ideas. Home gardening is a delightful and rewarding pastime. Here are some home gardening ideas to enjoy.
Create a Garden Path
One of the most charming sights in a garden is a garden path. A garden path may be constructed of wood, brick or stone. A well- constructed garden path incites curiosity- where is it leading? It automatically draws the eye and beckons visitors to explore it. It is nice to line the garden path with something fragrant, perhaps lavender or herbs. If the garden path is lined with herbs, then these beautiful and practical plants may also be used in soups and salads and to season dishes. Just use a "cut and come again," method to take what portion of the herb that is needed, while leaving the rest of the plant to continue to line the garden path.
Wicker Baskets, Wooden Boxes and Clay Pots
It is desirable to put plants in a wide variety of containers. It is very attractive to place plants and flowers in wicker baskets, wooden boxes and clay pots. The wicker baskets should be lined with plastic. All of these materials add interest to the aesthetic of home gardening.
When plants are housed in a halved whiskey barrel, it really creates an interesting, old world, rustic look in the garden. It is picturesque to see long, green tendrils stilling out of a wooden whiskey barrel and will give a totally unforgettable look to the garden.
A ladder can be a practical as well as charming addition to the backyard plot when home gardening. Plants that grow as vines will find a ladder useful. It is best to keep such plants off the ground and have them grow vertically while being supported by a ladder. A ladder lends a creative look to a garden.
The above are some gorgeous home gardening concepts. Take the time to create a garden path. Use wicker baskets, wooden boxes and clay pots as planters. Consider planting in half a whiskey barrel for a special look. Finally, support plants that grow as vines on a sturdy ladder. These useful home gardening ideas add much to an outdoor sanctuary.