By February 21, 2013

5 Tips To Help Turn Your Garden Into Paradise On Earth

Walking through the forest is amazing because you’re so close to nature. The soothing shades of green help you relax and you can’t help but feel a little sense of freedom. If you feel great while walking through nature then you really have to do something about your garden. It’s not like you can recreate anything meaningful inside your home except from maybe a few plants, but in your garden you have the freedom to make it look like anything your heart desires.

The great thing is that you’re not limited by your imagination. You don’t need to come up with any ideas because if you look around the Internet you will find an unlimited amount of them. People have come before you and tried many things, so you just need to choose the best ideas and bring them to reality. If you’re looking for a few of those ideas now you can find them below and hopefully they finally motivate you to turn your garden into somewhere you’ll love.

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Running Water

Don’t you think it’s very soothing as you’re walking down by the river and you hear the water running? If it’s hot outside you want to take off all your clothes and jump right in. You can create the same experience in your garden if you’re not lucky enough to have a stream running through it. Just put in a pond and you can easily recreate the sound of running water using garden ornaments that shoot it from their mouth.

Add Some Rocks

You probably think this is a crazy idea because who would add rocks to their garden? This isn’t about picking up any old rocks you can find and throwing them in. You can buy proper ones and turn your pond into some kind of tropical lagoon. A basic pond in the middle of the garden might be great, but it’s certainly not the nicest thing you can possibly do. Once you have rocks there you can create a mini-waterfall and I wouldn’t blame you for thinking you’re in the middle of the Amazon rainforest.

Decorate Your Home

If you have a beautiful garden you still end up with your home in the middle of it. There is nothing wrong with that, but it doesn’t mean you can’t decorate the face of your home so it blends in a little. First you should hang some colorful hanging baskets from the wall. Choose plants that grow and hang over the side to cover as much of the wall as possible. Then you can add window boxes and have bright plants in those too.

No Straight Lines

When you’re digging out flower beds you don’t want them to be in a straight line. It might be tempting because they are easier to take care of, but they don’t look as nice. They definitely don’t look like something you would find in nature. That is not the way you’re going to help them blend in with the overall look of your garden. Just like the other plants you use it would be a great idea to mix bright colors so they catch your eye when you’re walking past them.

Now for the Trees

There is no way your garden will look as good without some trees. You don’t need to go crazy and plant lots, but one or two give the place something extra. Maybe you don’t want to wait years until they reach a decent size and if that is the case you will have to buy ones that are already tall. They won’t be massive, but at least they will look like a tree instead of a little plant sticking out of the ground. Go for a lovely blossom tree and you won’t be disappointed.

Johnny Moore is a landscape artist. He believes that if you have a job that you love then you will never have to work a single day in your life. He is really impressed with the car shelter he just purchased and recommends it to everyone.

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Jon Clark is an Internet Marketing Consultant, Entrepreneur and current editor of the Facebook Marketing Blog. Jon loves coffee, sports and NY. You can follow him on Twitter @jonleeclark or circle him on Google+.

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