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Beautiful Gardens – Ornamental Plants for Outdoor Home Décor

Beautiful gardens on the exteriors of a house not only enhance the visual quotient of the property but also give a feel of joy and warmth for any one who happens to even casually pass by.

Beautiful GardensPHOTO BY FLICKR.COM/NHOULIHAN/

Beautiful Gardends - Creating Lovely Outdoors

Beautiful gardens have been the source of inspiration for many great poets and much has been said about their importance. To get your home a piece of that inspiring beauty, putting ornamental flowers in the outdoors will be just the right idea. Though ornamental plants are the essence of beautiful gardens, it must be noted at the outset, that they require intensive care to survive and bloom. Such ornamental plants include roses, rhizomes & bulbs, shrubs, climbers, palms, conifers, water borne plants,aromatic plants and even ferns & grasses. There are a variety of cactus and succulents which are also available to be put up as decorative and ornamental plants. These plants can transform the outside of your house into a beautiful and serene retreat where one can feel the proximity to nature.

Garden Planning - A Guide to Exotic Exteriors

Garden planning is the most important step towards a great exteriors to any house. Any such planning will have to take into consideration various aspects like the size of land available outside, climatic conditions, water supply, demarcation of playing area for kids, driveway and approach paths. Once all the parameters of garden planning have been defined, then the focus should shift to the selection of the exact plants keeping in mind their specific needs to grow and flower. The selection should be compatible to the overall look of the house and layout of the garden. The additional requirement of specialized infrastructure for maintaining ornamental plants must be procured and made ready prior to planting.

Gardening Books - For Information and Inspiration

Gardening books are a good source of information about the intricacies of creating and maintaining great looking gardens which most of us may not be aware of. Reading a well written book can often motivate even the laziest person to start a gardening project using the vacant space outside the house to create something pleasant and soothing. Such books can also suggest many innovative and fancy ideas about designing of beautiful gardens.Photo Source : flickr.com/nhoulihan/

Written by Jerry Fulton

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