How to Decorate Your Garden Using Profound Garden Statues that Bring Your Yard to LifeWritten by Candice Pardue
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Whatever your theme, be sure it fits well with overall look and feel of your garden or yard.
Some Common Themes Are Below:
Create a Focal Point in Your Garden with a Garden Statue
- Gnomes (water gnomes, winged gnomes)
- Angels and Cherubs
- Animals (birds, lions, pigs, cows, butterflies, etc.)
One favorite use of garden statues is to draw attention to one particular spot in your garden or yard. For example, you may want a section of flowers to receive exceptional attention. A garden statue placed among flowers will draw eyes directly to location. Small statues can be used to draw eyes to low-lying plants, shrubs or vegetation. Garden statues add a dramatic effect to your decor, while also telling a story.
Using a Garden Statue as a Memorial
If you would like to set up a memorial for a loved one, a garden statue is a great way to do so. Placing a memorial statue near flowers will help remind you of your loved one each year when flowers bloom.
Adding garden statues to your garden decor is a great way to enhance your garden without a lot of maintenance, and you can enjoy them year after year.
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Tulip CareWritten by Linda Paquette
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Growing tulips is easy. Tulips are spring flowering bulbs that should be planted in late autumn. Tulip bulbs are an excellent nutrient storage system that need little care besides water. Tulips prefer a bed of sandy, slightly alkaline soil with at least four hours of sunlight per day, but not direct sun. Today there are over 100 species of growing tulips and many hundreds of hybrids, primarily due to extensive breeding programs and tulip care that began in late sixteenth century.
Planting tulips is as simple as growing tulips. Bulbs should be spaced depending on effect you want to create. The only rule is that they shouldn’t be close enough to touch each other. Planting depth is also easy to calculate. As a rule of thumb, plant tulip bulbs at a depth of two to three times height of bulb. The most difficult part of planting tulips is remembering to put them root side down and pointed side up!
Linda is author of the Tulip Flower and Bulb Flowers section of Gardening-Guides.com