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Original ideas for the garden (58 photos): flower beds and landscape design


Already gone are the days when the garden was considered a means of livelihood. Today the garden is first of all a spiritual haven, a secluded place where you can hide from the city bustle, problems and other troubles. Therefore, ideas for the garden are always in demand.






Gardeners are increasingly trying to pay attention not only to agrotechnical techniques, but also devote time to decorating the garden and landscape, realizing interesting design ideas and the play of creative imagination with their own hands.

To work on the transformation of the garden into a magical place connect flower beds, mini-ponds, and other landscape design.


Watcher as an idea for a garden or a villa is an interesting solution for the design and decoration of the site. Of course, it will not replace modern functional barriers, but to create with your own hands the fabulous mood of Pushkin and Gogol times - just right!

The best material for the fence is wicker. But they are in no way inferior, for example, raspberry bushes, carved to update the garden. By combining the twigs from different bushes, you can create the original color scheme of the wattle fence and its relief pattern (twisting the twigs of different thickness).



Strong poles are used as pegs for which rods are woven. But the poles have the ability to rot in the soil layer, so they are regularly replaced. In order to prevent such hard work, you can use pieces of pipes with diameters of 15-20 mm instead of poles. Since the pipes are much safer than poles, they can be driven into the soil less often, and intertwined vertically between the pipes, without driving in segments of thick branches. Such a construction is not only more reliable than the traditional one, but it is also much easier to weave, since you do not need to think about the reliability of the supporting poles.

As a decor and an additional mood, poles protruding from the fence can be hung with clay pots with painted funny faces.










Water beds

What to hide, flower beds are those country or garden decorations that gardeners are especially proud of. The selection of flowers of different colors, the shape of their petals, flowering periods, the height of the stems, the thickness of the leaves, the scent is only part of the floral design that the gardener orients in when forming the flower bed.

New solutions for flower beds can be made by hand in the form of structures from scrap materials.

But not every gardener can boast that he has original and interesting water beds, made with his own hands. Meanwhile, to implement such ideas for the garden or the garden, as water beds is not at all difficult.

The order of registration beds:

  1. Dig a hole under the flowerbed. The depth should not exceed 50 cm, and the gardener determines the shape and area of ​​the water bed according to his own wishes.
  2. The perimeter of the flower bed must be laid out of brick.
  3. At the bottom of the flower bed is laid plastic film and covered with a layer of sand 5 cm.
  4. In the center of the flowerbeds establish plants planted in pots: water lilies, nympheynics, nuggets
  5. Along the edges of the flower bed, a layer of sand is made thicker by 10–15 cm. Plants such as the water-toffee, calla, and chaff can be planted in the ground.
  6. Fill the flower bed so that the leaves of plants planted in pots, freely floated on the surface.
  7. As an additional decoration of the design and decor suitable aquatic plants that do not need grip: duckweed, azolla, vodokras, pistia, eyhorniya, rogulnik.

If you fulfill the main condition: plants fill at least half the area of ​​the flowerbed, then live decorations will delight the entire season.

As a decor on a bed in the foam areas, you can arrange several statuettes (toys) in the form of fairy-tale characters: mermaids, fish, frogs.







Melodious and fragrant decorations are quite new decor solutions for decorating a garden or a summer house. But do not forget that the sound and aroma should be unobtrusive, complementing the background of natural smells and sounds that do not negate them.

To decorate the scent of the garden or cottage, you can use not only traditional flowers and flowering shrubs, but also fragrant herbs.

If herbs are grown by "islands" that are not too far away or too close, then interesting waves of aromas can be achieved, the range of which will vary depending on your location in the garden.

The smell of herbs differs from the smell of flowers "exotic" and, indeed, due to the action of aromatic substances can affect the mood of a person. The following herbs are suitable for aromatic "design": hyssop, rosemary, clary sage, thyme, basil, coriander, oregano, lemon balm, mint, cumin and fennel.




"Musical Breeze" is better to make their own hands from scrap materials. In this case, you can choose your own interesting, but unobtrusive sounds.

The most popular as a decor and acoustic design are pendants made of shells, they create a rustling sound, reminiscent of the sound of the surf. It is also easy to make your own "musical breeze" of beads, glass bottles. Very beautiful, interesting in appearance and unobtrusive by ear "breeches" made of plastic bottles.

If you sit on a comfortable bench in the shade, amidst the aroma of spicy herbs and the rustle of the "windfalls", after the city bustle or work day spent in the garden, your eyes will draw beautiful landscapes of uncharted land.








Rutarium as an idea for the garden and the garden can implement very interesting ideas. In the decoration of the rutaium use intricate shapes of the roots of trees, it is called so - the garden of roots.

It turns out that for this small area you can find your magic decor. We all know what bizarre forms are the roots. Fantasy, sometimes, at the sight of a small root, can give the plot of a fairy tale. And when you make beautiful combinations and compositions with your own hands from the roots, then in such a rutary it’s hard not to get stuck in admiration.

On interesting ideas of design and decor can push the combination of the site for rutarium and for growing mushrooms. To do this, you need hemp small size, so that they can be sterilized in boiling water. Then, holes with a diameter of 15-20 mm are drilled in the stumps, the fungus mycelium is mixed with the resulting sawdust, and the holes are filled with the resulting mixture. Then the stumps are dropped in by holes up to 10 centimeters and covered with an opaque film for 3 weeks. Hemp poured under the base (top pour is not necessary).

When beautiful family mushrooms and oyster mushrooms peep from stumps, and beautiful and interesting compositions from the roots around, you feel as if you are in a fairy tale! Real mushrooms made with their own hands, of course, better than any artificial decor.













Hand-made garden paths will remain your pride for many years. As scrap materials you can take river pebbles and used bricks.

The construction of the tracks begins with markup. The cottage or the site probably already has its favorite trampled paths. It’s best to use them for markup. The path should be the entire length of the same width and smooth.

After marking the track is leveled and covered with rubble in a layer of 10 cm. Tamped with either a vibrating machine or with your own hands using a column with handles.

Then, the prepared solution is poured onto the area of ​​a small area and leveled. Pre-washed pebbles are interspersed into the mortar with a dense pattern, and a brick is laid on the sides with a border.

To level the square of the mosaic, a shield is placed on top and pressed down with a massive load. If you wash the solution off the surface of the pebbles, then interesting mosaic patterns will remain on the path.

It is necessary to move when pouring a solution from one small area to another, and between the sections to lay wooden partitions. Partitions are needed to ensure that the frozen solution with mosaic does not crack in strong frost.