The use of garden ornaments in decorating gardens has turned into a craze with ornaments of all sizes and shapes being sold everywhere. Whether you choice is rustic or modern, there is something or the other for you to choose when it comes to garden decoration. With the style, the price tag as well varies. There are certain things that one must consider while selecting ornaments for the garden.
Choose ornaments that blend easily with the garden’s setting. You can also let the garden ornaments age in order to impart a weathered look. You can as well impart a weathered patina touch with the use of grass or green weeds over the ornaments. This will let the ornaments soak the juice of the weeds and create the look desired.
Make use of pretty pergolas, elegant statues and stylish urns. Painted pillars can be used for supporting vines in the garden. It is also vital to keep in mind the factors such as context and scale while designing the garden. Proportioned sculpture, trellis, picturesque pot and more can be incorporated for the decorative look.
While using cast iron ornaments, it is vital to remember that these ornaments can break easily owing to their brittleness. This can be avoided by painting the garden ornament appropriately. Lichens and mosses grow on cast, composition stone and carved ornaments. Italian limestone ornaments can crumble when exposed to rain and frost repeatedly. Don’t overload your garden as there are plenty of options available.