Garden Trends 2014 - Beauty and Indulgence

Spring is the creative season. It is the time when every garden owner and fresh air lover pushes open doors and windows and throws his newly awakened energy into the design of the 'second living room'. Now the framework is to be created for the most beautiful hours of the year, when the family sits together on balmy evenings and enjoys the beauty of nature.

Within his own property, every garden fan is a freelance artist.
Here he can put together colors and shapes according to his aesthetic feeling. For orientation, it can serve trends of the year as well as recommendations from gardening professionals and concrete instructions for the construction of decorative elements. One trend in 2014 is certain: The modern garden discovers the new simplicity.

Garden should be enjoyment

A garden should be fun. He should offer recovery. A natural planting, aesthetic elements, a well integrated privacy screen and maybe a small vegetable patch. But no hours of weeding. No digging for days. No constant turf and hedge cutting. The trend is towards labor-saving designs. Easy-care, slow-growing plants such as the maple or the ornamental cherry enjoy great popularity.

Instead of high-growth hedges, which provide quick privacy, but no longer let the gardener come down from the ladder, trellis trees are often planted to separate protected areas. The vegetable garden tends to plant small raised beds and undemanding herb hills. On the subject of irrigation, modern sprinkler and drip systems give water-saving and time-saving technology to the gardener, who starts out with ease. And speaking of technology: lawn robots are also trendy. The small, fully automatic hikers no longer cost more fortune and give their owners valuable free time.

The 'second living room'

The gained leisure time may be spent alone or with the family in the, second living room '. Here is the trend towards more and more homely outdoor furniture. The garden lover sits on lush sofas and armchairs in a beautiful rattan look, which he does not need to rescue under a patio roof in case of a shower. At the same time, the outdoor kitchen provides the culinary side of open-air life irrespective of the weather. The gaze wanders over the beautifully composed nature. Now only a few decorative eye-catchers are missing.

Every human being is an artist

Metal decoration is trendy and conquers the gardens as an original eye-catcher. The material defies cold and heat and becomes more and more beautiful under the ravages of time. However, the objects are not quite cheap. Unless the garden friend relies on his own creativity and tries himself as a creative artist. It does not take much for a successful metal sculpture.

  • Scrap metal and found objects
  • welding machine
  • Zaponlack to protect the artworks
  • A gripping fantasy

With practice and some courage arise from discarded everyday objects animal figures and other objects.

Your own property can become an artist's workshop. Nowhere else but at his favorite abode in the beautiful season can the garden fan become more eclectically creative. Plants, decorative objects and furniture create a perfect aesthetic interaction.

Video Board: Garden Tour May 2014