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Gardens allow us to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life. Our gardens can become small sanctuaries that enable us to emerge ourselves in nature and tranquillity. Hence it is no surprise that we are ever looking for ways to personalise our external spaces.
Garden decor ideas allow us to enjoy the garden by filling it with the quirky things that we love. You can express your love for animals by celebrating your favourites with life like resin ornaments or classical garden statues.
Most of the time garden decoration ideas are a way of filling the focal points of the garden. These are commonly places we spend the most of our time. The patio or deck is always the perfect location for a little bit of extra excitement.
If you are having a large party or just some family over for an evening meal the patio is a great place for extra garden decoration. With a few ideas and inspirations your patio can be filled with cool and functional decorations such as Moroccan lights, Garden Bean bags and fire pits. All of these will not just look great but make your garden a cool place to be!
The great thing about gardens is they regularly do not need to conform to such strict rules and regulations. This allows your creative juices to literally go wild enabling garden decor to actually impact the design and feel of an outside space.
If you love wildlife some of our wildlife decor suggestions will not just look great but provide perfect habitat. Bird feeders, bird boxes and insect hotels as an example can look amazing but also bring so much life to an outside space.
The dramatic potential of garden decoration to transform and enhance an outside space is immense! This is why we have broken down some of the best garden decor ideas and accessories here.
From decor to screen and hide bad views to religious and even zombie statues! We have put together the best garden decor ideas for you below. Enjoy!
Garden decor ideas for the Patio
Patios and courtyards don’t just provide us with cool places to sit they give us a focal point in the garden. Patios and decks just like any room of the home provide the opportunity for decorations and fun. During the summer months these garden spaces come alive with crazy family parties and lazy summer afternoons.
This means there are plenty of garden decorations which can make these places just that little bit more special. For parties there is the chance to add heating and cooking facilities as well as extra shelter and lights.
You may want to add speakers to make the space more musical or water features to add the relaxing sound of running water. Not only can these cool garden gadgets transform a space garden decorations can change a normal space into a well designed show garden.
Thant is why we have put together some amazing garden decor ideas together for your patio, deck or courtyard.
Traditional or earth ovens have been used by human kind for centuries. These wood fired ovens heated slowly over time can retain an amazing amount of heat and for long periods of time.
Very traditional or Southern Europe and Asia these domed ovens are perfect for cooking bread, stews and yes you may have guessed it pizza! Today there are many variants of these sorts of ovens on the market. Some are more permanent and some are more mobile and compact cooking units.
These wood fired ovens make very functional garden decor both looking great and cooking tasty meals. These ovens can also effectively heat an outside space especially if your patio is in a corner.
Paul Nicolaides is a Landscape architect and garden builder with over 30 years experience in designing, building and maintaining gardens. Contemplating just how important garden space is for nature and recreation he created 'Cool Garden Gadgets' to explore the best gadgets for enhancing outside spaces. From outdoor dining ideas to the latest garden technology we break it down for you here.