The impressive garden decorations must be pretty unique, personalized and magical. A living garden structure is often that great choice for people who want to impress. It could be anything from a willow dome or lawn couch to fruit trees trained as archways and pergolas. If you have such a magical and interesting garden decoration, it will undoubtedly bring your garden to a new level.
The trained plants can be your ideal garden decoration. They will not only provide you with rich colors, charming smells but also magical structures. As long as the plants are suitable for pruning, the only boundary is your imagination.
Unlike garden decorations made from recycled items, they are artistic creations that can breath and grow. Creating a living garden decoration requires simple training methods such as espalier, cordon and pleaching. Then just look for plants that respond well to being pruned.
Here are some living garden structures and decorations you can check out. Some of them come with great tutorials to help you:
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Imagine how surprised and envious your visitors are to see such a Espaliers fruit tree! You can check the video tutorial below: how to train a fruit tree against a wall.
When spring comes, grow sunflowers in the form of a play house, and then kids will have a shady spot to play in hot days. Similar tutorial: bringblessing.blogspot.com
LIVING WILLOW TEEPEE OR DOME
Building a living willow dome with kids encourages them use their imagination to add wonderful garden elements and teaches them how to care for and maintain living plants while they are playing there. Similar tutorial: dengarden.com
Children will surely be surprised how bean plants climb up the teepee structure.
It is a piece of artwork more than an outdoor furniture. To grow this lawn couch just make a dirt base, and add grass, water and sunlight, and time will take care of the rest. Image Source: inhabitat.com & instructables.com How to do: cornell.edu
MULTIPLE PETALS PLANTS ARCH
A cottage-style arch covered with multiple-petals plants such as roses and peonies, raise your garden to a new height. Image Source: bhg.com