How To Deck Up Your Garden Space For A Perfect Retreat


Are you planning for a budgeted deck up of your gardens? Do you wish to mold your gardens into a retreat place? Porches and green spaces are some of the best areas in a house where one can recollect them in the lap of nature. 

They give you a respite from all the hustle and bustles of life and lets you and the visitors fall in deep love with the green beauty. But what about beautifying your garden décor? 

Ranging from clever illumination ideas to stylish pieces of furniture to porch décor, there are many things that you can try out to make your gardens serve you as a rejuvenating space. 

So here is how you can deck your garden in a dreamy affair:

Space definition and organization

The very first thing to get started with your patio design is to measure the available space in your yard where you want to design a garden of your dreams. Knowing the length and breadth in exact proportions will help you chalk out the best design for your outdoor space. 

May it be about deciding the height of the plants that you should bring on or the addition of other enticing objects, measurement is the primary step to get started.

Folding umbrella

An umbrella is just a perfect rescue element for all those summer days when you wish to spend your time outside in your garden. All you need to do is to unfold it, spread some chairs and enjoy the outdoors under the shade, making space look more chic and posh. 

An ottoman can further aggrandize the looks and serve to be a double duty staple for sitting as well as serving snacks and drinks.

Playing with colorful hues

When you talk about gardens, yes, greenery is the first thing that may come up in your mind. But it is not a compulsion to just get green color all around your yards. Try playing with colors by adding shrubs and plants of different colors and see how you can define your patio in a colorful palette. 

Not only will this add contrast but also make your gardens look more pretty with mixed colors and different tints of green.

Know the sun and shade mystery

Plants and trees are the major staples of a beautiful looking garden. But every plant is not the same; whilst some may love the shade, some may be in need of the sun. Thus you need to work out the math to find out the characteristics of the plants and trees to get them the right amount of sun and shade and to find out in which conditions they can perform well.

Bringing in plants that incorporate the hydroponic system can also be an innovative affair that you can use in your outdoor heaven. Their ability to grow up in the absence of soil gives you an easy way out to plant them in a place of your choice.

The cushion effect

To show more of your peppy and preppy side, try adorning your outdoor seating space with colorful cushions. These cushions will not only add a cozy and comfy look to your outdoor space but also stands as inviting, brightening up and embracing your seating space.

The darkness affair

We have already spoken in volumes for the daytime affair, but what about those nights when you would simply love to cuddle with your loved ones in your garden area? What about the décor that one should initiate in their outdoor space for a day when you wish to have dinner in your garden? 

Paper lanterns and lighting is the answer to all your dark décor mystery. Consider hanging lanterns and lightings of different shapes and sizes as per your taste and illuminate your garden space. You can further also layer your garden area with the luminescence of candles to make your lawn area outshine the darkness.

A patio set to withstand any kind of weather

Getting durable furniture that can withstand any kind of weather is a smart move so that you do not have to worry about its deterioration. These can be used for embellishing your patios that can be used season after season without doubting its durability.

Floating shelves

Who said shelves are meant just for indoors? This is an old age theory that has died a natural death. The new era and outdoor aesthetics call in for floating shelves that can be mounted on your outdoor walls to show off some of your exquisite possessions. 

Apart from showing off your style and taste for showpieces, you can also use these shelves to keep other staples such as novels or any other entertainment essentials.

Flowering the fences

Fences are not just a means to define your boundaries, but the traditional style white colored fences also draw a beautiful line representing your territory. So what about adding some colorful hues and life to it? 

Try layering your drab fences with colorful flowers or flower boxes and see how it can turn out as a beautiful conversation that brings you closer to nature and its beauty.

Bonfire place

Summers can go well with a garden that allows enough seating room. But what when you feel like spending a cold breezy evening outside? We are sure that the breeze may be mighty enough to force you to drop such an idea and force you to stay back indoors? 

But what if you build a bonfire place to make your gardens winter ready? Not only will such a corner allow you to spend your time outside in the winters, but it will also give you a camp-like feel from the comfort of your home. Try making a round pit with bricks, and you are good to go for spending a cozy evening outside your home.


We hope we have given you enough ideas to style up your gardens. So what are you waiting for? If you are someone who has always fantasized about being the owner of a lovely garden, try implementing these ideas and show them off with pride whilst you enjoy the tranquility of nature.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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