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Designing Your Dream Garden

When it comes to your garden, you want the best, as we all do. You want the most beautiful flowers, or the most delicious fruits and vegetables, depending the type of gardening you’re into. This is perfectly natural, of course, as gardening is a skill you’re honing with practice, and, as such, you strive to be the best you can possibly be. Regardless of your personal taste, any garden worth its salt has a solid decorative element to it to make it stand out like it deserves to. But, how do you decorate your garden? You’ve likely never thought about it. Here are a few suggestions to help your find inspiration for your garden.

First and foremost, you should study other gardens. As simple as it sounds, this method of seeking inspiration is very under rated. Simply looking at other examples of the art form that is garden decoration will do wonders to fuel your own creativity in this department. So, watching documentaries is a good place to start. Or, you could take a tour with City Pass to visit famous and historical gardens in person. The choice is up to you, but I highly recommend this approach to designing your garden.

Another way to find inspiration for your garden is to base it on a favorite work of fiction. And, I don’t mean solely fictional gardens. Even doing an oceanic theme in your garden a la The Little Mermaid (book or movie) would make for an appealing garden. However, there are plenty of fictional gardens that would make for a find basis for your own garden. Using these tips, you’re well on your way to figuring out what kind of garden works for you. That way, you’ll have the dream garden you never knew you wanted.


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