If you have some free space around the house, it is better to transform it into an outdoor garden. An outdoor garden does not only useful to maximize the free space but also will make the house more beautiful and colorful with the garden furniture and also plants and flowers that we put in it.
Before making an outdoor garden, there are several things that you have to consider such as the theme of the garden, the materials, the furniture, and also the function of the garden itself. Moreover, we also need to find some creative ideas that may be good for our reference in making an outdoor garden.
Indoor Garden VS Outdoor Garden
Indoor and outdoor gardens are two options of garden ideas that you can apply in the house. Both of them has plus and minus as follow:
- The location and size
Indoor Garden is placed inside the house and usually made on the corner of the house. The size is usually not too big since it is located inside the house. For the outdoor one, it can be placed around the house by maximizing the free space.
- The furniture
The indoor garden needs less garden furniture since it is placed inside the house. Mostly, the indoor garden will use the concept of the vertical garden where we grow and put the plants vertically on the wall as the strategic way for putting many kinds of plants.
- The treatment
Refer to the location, size, and furniture; an indoor garden is less treatment than an outdoor garden. However, since it is quite small, we cannot do and put many things inside the indoor garden.
Creative ideas of outdoor garden
- Make a new design based on the theme of the house.\
Before starting to design an outdoor garden, we also need to follow the main theme of the house. The best design for an outdoor garden is the tropical theme. We can put many kinds of plants or flowers, and even vegetables on our outdoor garden to emphasize the tropical theme of the house.
- Decorate with the stones
Small stones are good to decorate your outdoor garden. You can design it as a small pave for your footpath, or, you can decorate it around the plants. Choose the white stones in which the color is quite in contrast with the other main color.
- Build a small fish pond
The fish pond will never be wrong with the outdoor garden. You can put some small and colorful fish such as golden fish that can be eye-catching. If possible, you can make your design for the fish pond that can be adjusted with the size of the garden.
- Put more furniture
Garden furniture is things we should not forget when we decide to apply outdoor garden. Some furniture such as garden chairs and tables, lamps, DIY accessories are good to make the garden more beautiful and aesthetic. You can try some DIY accessories from the waste material such as plastics, bottles, and boxes.