Hacks to give a new, fresh look to your gar­den

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Lifestyle -

Main­tain­ing a lush green lawn or a space to bloom with one’s own gar­den­ing tac­tics is in­deed no easy task. But one can al­ways use fish pots, glass lamps, balls and bowls to cre­ate their own hang­ing gar­dens or re­use old fur­ni­ture as gar­den desks, sug­gests ex­perts. They share sim­ple hacks to bloom a con­tainer gar­den.

Hang­ing gar­den: Use fish pots, glass lamps, balls and bowls to cre­ate their own hang­ing gar­dens. This does not re­quire much ef­fort and can be put up any­where you want. You just need to plant your favourites and hang them in your bal­cony, arches, pa­tios and en­trances. One can also go for seashells that can be hung, dec­o­rated to give decor a new definition.

Old fur­ni­ture turned gar­den desk: One who is hav­ing thought of re­plac­ing their fur­ni­ture must give old one a new green look. You can go and place plants in the chest of draw­ers as well as on top. You can place it both in­side and out­side your room. Dec­o­rat­ing it with nos­tal­gic ar­ti­cles and mak­ing your space look more lively and green.

Ver­ti­cal gar­den: The sim­ple tech­nique to get this look is to place planters in small pots, cans or glass jars and affix them on the wall through a wooden frame to give a bright sunny sight to the plain, mo­not­o­nous wall. It will not only im­me­di­ately cap­ture the sight of the guests but also shows your cre­ativ­ity.

The­matic gar­den: One can go for sin­gle theme like by hav­ing planters of same clan. For ex­am­ple, in shape of birds, an­i­mals, let­ters, fruits and veg­eta­bles, or any other de­sign that de­fines your per­son­al­ity or taste. It en­hances your walls, bal­conies by just plant­ing small planters re­quir­ing less wa­ter to dwell.

(With in­puts from Harpreet Ah­luwalia)

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