Saturday, May 19, 2012

Enjoying Pond and Garden Landscaping During the Summer

There's nothing I love more than to take a break and relax during the summer. The summer is a fun time to take vacations, spend time in the yard, and plant new flowers. If you don't watch it though, you can get so caught up in travel and doing so many things in your garden that you forget to relax. Relaxing is important during the summer time - after all, you should enjoy all of the hard work you've done in the yard!

If you have a pond in a yard that you've worked hard on, what is better than enjoying it? You can pull out a few comfortable lawn chairs, sit back and relax. Don't forget to bring along a magazine while listening to the trickling water because it is certainly important to enjoy the pond and all of the hard work you put into it. Later after you've thoroughly enjoyed your pond - revamp it and switch out the pond liners and plant more water lilies!

There are several different ways to incorporate a pond into your yard, so if you're thinking of adding to your current pond or are curious about how other ponds look, take a look at these pictures to gain inspiration.
I love this pond because it's well manicured and filled with beautiful pond plants. Plus - look at all of the greenery surrounding the pond, just beautiful!
Other beautiful ponds have beautiful landscaping such as rocks and even koi fish! I love the way the landscaper used rocks to frame the pond to create a peaceful place to seek solace.
A small pond in a yard is just as beautiful, especially if you put a statue of an angel or another prevalent character that you would love to see in your garden area. Surround the pond with flowers and lighting and you will love how your pond looks every time you walk into your garden area.
If you have enough room to incorporate a canopy that will surround your garden, then by all means make it happen! A canopy and a pond side by side will not only look lovely, but will add to the peacefulness of the garden. Now it's time to truly sit back and relax in a beautiful garden and pond while having a fabulous summer.

1 comment:

Just a bed of roses said...

Beautifully written post Sierra, and I am begging you to show YOUR pond!