SourceMany people consider the tropics as paradise. Gorgeous climate, fabulous beaches, vibrant flowers, lush greenery, fascinating fauna — being in such a place has the power to lift the everyday worries that rest heavy on their shoulders. The serenity stemming from the beauty of nature, the usually laidback attitude of the people in the tropics, the relaxing warm weather — all these contribute to the restful and rejuvenating qualities of the tropics. Wouldn’t you want to have this right in your backyard? (more…)
Is there a place in the world you like or would like to travel to for a relaxing holiday? How about you give yourself easy access to a slice of that paradise right on your property by transforming your garden into your favourite destination?
If you want a destination-themed landscape design that is luxurious and perfect for entertaining, the following are great ideas for you to apply or use as inspiration.
If you love the beauty and mystique of Bali, you can achieve the same atmosphere for your garden by incorporating elements such as tropical plants (flowers like bougainvillea and hibiscus, short palm trees, rainforests ferns, and lots of bamboo), large clay jars, teakwood decks, and statues of Buddha. You could also put in a pond with live koi, stepping stones, Balinese lanterns, and Balinese handicrafts like intricate wood carvings and weavings. To further infuse the feel of a travel vacation, set up a hammock and low day beds on the deck. All of these together will feel both lush and serene. (more…)