Sunday, September 4, 2011

Garden Furniture Garden Ornaments

Maintaining a garden is not just about plants and flowers. There are many other aspects in a garden which we hardly notice but are very important for the final look and feel of your garden.When we see any garden our firts impression comes from the colours of the flowers, plants, the arrangement of furniture and of course the garden ornaments.
Decorative statues, idols, ponds and other nick knacks are termed as garden ornaments. They are used to improve the aesthetics of your garden as only plants and pots would make your garden look like a military standing with soldiers in line. Garden furniture is very important as every gardener would like to sit and enjoy the fruits of their labour at some time everyday. There would be no point if you toil for the garden and do not make time to appreciate its beauty. Sturdy garden furniture is important as this furniture has to be able to bear strong sunlight, rains and wind. Garden furniture is available in many styles and patterns according to individual preferences. Some people like wooden furniture but this requires regular care as paintings and rust proofing to bear the sun, and the wooden furniture would also not last in heavy rains in the open.
Metal and wrought iron furniture was and is still the best and strong among the many garden furniture materials. Since it can bear strong sunlight and be painted and processed to be water proof and rust proof wrought iron garden furniture is very famous and selected by many people for their garden. Cane garden furniture is also very good but it has the risk of becoming wet and developing mites and catching fungus in the rains and cold weather. If you have a protected garden then even cane is a good choice as there are many designs available in cane furniture.
Our good old stone is evergreen and the best for any garden, of course if you are used to sitting on hard surfaces!Many people make patios and seats from cement and cover this with granite, marble or any other ornamental stone. This is maintenance free and also easy for cleaning. Stone seating arrangements also are not affected by rains and hot weather and last longer as compared to any other material in garden furniture.
Having a swing in the garden is also among some wish list for many people having a open space garden.
Decorative garden lamps are also a must haves as they illuminate the garden and also create magic during nights. Arrange your garden lights well so that you can highlight important parts of your garden and also keep your garden well lit.
Having a water feature in your garden will also make your garden attractive and also encourage positive energy in form of birds coming to drink and eat.
Choose garden furniture according to your personal preferences and choice. No point in making a stone patio and if you have back problems it would be an uncomfortable seating arrangement. Also if your garden has to face strong sunlight and heavy rains and you select a soft cushion seat chair then it will rot and be a total misfit in your garden.
 Use garden ornaments to create highlights in your garden and make your garden inviting and relaxing.

3 comments:

  1. thanks for such a nice post. In indian small scale industries, funiture is very popular commodity. On internet you can found lot of manufacturers & suppliers of furnitures.

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  2. Garden ornaments and accessories gives a perfect look to your garden.

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  3. Garden ornaments , just what I needed I love ornaments as they give a new energy to your garden.
    Thank you Garden Ornaments for coming by Garden care Simplified and this helpful link.

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