Your garden can be considered as your tiny paradise and outdoor lounge. As such, you need to make its aesthetic appeal outstanding and eye-catching for your neighbours and guests. Your garden plants all don’t have to stay on your garden soil. If you’re thinking of making your garden a mini reception area, a patio or a deck can greatly enhance your outdoor living space. Your plants don’t have to stay outside of your deck or patio. Thanks to pots and planters, you can bring a touch of flowers and greenery to these outdoor spaces.
Your garden can be considered as your tiny paradise and outdoor lounge. As such, you must make its aesthetic appeal outstanding and eye-catching for your neighbours and guests. Your garden plants don’t all have to stay on your garden soil. If you’re considering making your garden a mini reception area, a patio or a deck can significantly enhance your outdoor living space. Your plants don’t have to stay outside of your deck or patio. Thanks to pots and planters, you can bring a touch of fresh flowers and greenery to these outdoor spaces.
Here, we’ll share some useful tips on how to decorate your garden with planters and flowers.
Convert Old Wooden Furniture to Planters
Before discarding your old wooden chairs, benches, tables, or ladders, consider finding them a new place in your garden. Wooden decorative planters are versatile outdoor living space decoration pieces because they go well with modern or rustic garden designs. They complement metallic and wooden structures and outdoor furniture, and experts add that they go well with rattan furniture. Wooden planters offer a remarkable contrast when decorating modern or contemporary design patios or decks. A sense of continuity and blending also looks excellent when combining wooden planters with rustic or traditional wooden garden structures.
Using PVC planters is also a practical way to decorate your garden easily. These planters are made from durable PVC material that resists rotting, warping, and fading, making them ideal for outdoor use. They come in various sizes, shapes, and colours, making it easy to find the perfect one to match your garden’s style and needs. With PVC planters, you can create a cohesive and visually appealing garden that is easy to maintain and rearrangeable. It also allows you to enjoy your garden without worrying about constant upkeep, giving you more time to relax and enjoy your outdoor space.
Use Vertical Planters
If space is a constraint for your garden, the way to decorate is increasing. There are many creative ways to use vertical structures around your garden as locations for installing planters. You can strategically place your planters on these structures if you have a garden arch, a trellis, an arbour, or a pergola. These structures may have vines or arboreal plants growing on them, so carefully choose your planters’ location so that neither of the plants is in a disadvantageous position when it comes to receiving water, air, and sunlight. Also, hanging planters stabilize the vertical structures by adding weight to the foundations.
Use Jumbo Planters as Outdoor Frames
Give your home and garden a more welcoming vibe by using extra-large planters planted with palm trees. Placing two jumbo planters in parallel and on each side of your home entrance or gate gives off the green and refreshing aura of accommodation. Visitors and guests will be eager to see more of what you have for them inside your garden or home.
Adorn Your Walkway with Parallel Planters
Make the garden experience extraordinary for you and your guests by enjoying the view of flowers blooming on each side of the walkway. While planting flowers directly on the soil on both sides of the walkway can do the trick, adding planters gives off a more aesthetic impact, especially if the planters come in vibrant colours and unique designs. These walkways also enhance the focal point towards a specific part of your garden you want to highlight, such as your patio, gazebo, pavilion, or deck. They help lead and beckon garden-goers and guests to your designated outdoor living space.
Play with Colors and Designs
The good thing about selecting planters for your garden is that the colour green of plants goes well with almost any colour or shade. Thus, you have the relative freedom to choose various colours for your planters. You can select a particular colour scheme, or you can be unconventional and select different and even mismatched colours. To make your plants more attractive, match the flower colours with your planter’s or intentionally contrast the colours. Your plants and flowers should be the primary focal point of your garden, and your planters should help draw attention towards them.
Pimp Your Tabletop
Tabletop planters are great for highlighting your outdoor table or patio. Plants bring out a homely and welcoming vibe from your outdoor living space. Small to medium-sized planters with matching or contrasting colours to the centre or side table can provide the area where they are placed with more depth and focal emphasis. They serve as extensions and connections to your garden by providing a hint of green to your rustic or modern outdoor living space.
There are many creative ideas you can do with your planters and flowers. All you need is a keen eye for details and a strong familiarity with your lifestyle and preference. Whatever your garden setting or garden space is, there is a garden planter idea or two that works well for you. So use your imagination and squeeze your creative juices to breathe new life into your garden.