When we move to a house with a patio or garden, the first thing that comes to mind is the desire to enjoy it in the coming days of spring, when the plants and flowers turn greener than ever. Many times we need to remodel that space a bit, either because it is abandoned or because we want to adapt it to our needs.

Here we show you some ideas for patios and home gardens , modern, beautiful and simple, not the kind that you see in design magazines, that is, easy and inexpensive ideas that you can make yourself.

Patios y jardines

Create an area to relax in patios and gardens

The garden should be a space where we can disconnect, relax and have fun. It should be a pleasure to be in our patios and gardens and that is easy to achieve. It can be a more enjoyable place if we create a living area. We can relax outdoors and meet friends and family while enjoying nature.

It is convenient to place accessories in strong colors that contrast with the green of the plants, such as red. This will make the garden look much more interesting to human eyes.

You can create a place to relax and keep it simple, with a bohemian look. Geometric seating, rugs and vibrant colors maintain an informal space, perfect for relaxing outdoors.

You can create a rest area without much effort, with vibrantly colored cushions to accompany nature. In terms of vegetation, you will have good results if you play with different species and of different sizes.

You can create a perfect space to enjoy and have fun on summer nights. Elements such as lamps, cushions and flowerpots are perfect to create a comfortable area and remain a space to be in contact with nature.

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Pergolas

It is nice to have a garden, even if it does not have many things other than flowers, it is a pleasant sensation and a space that we always want to enjoy. But if you have been thinking about how to make it more cozy and take the opportunity to spend time reading or simply listening to music, you will like this idea, which uses a pergola and some elements that create a wonderful area.

decoración colorida de jardín con pérgola, lámparas de colores y bancos con cojines
The secret is in the maximum color, it is true that it is a renovation that requires investment. Although if you are good at carpentry tasks you can organize a family project to make a pergola and from there, decorate with vibrant colors, place some garden chairs, a sofa suited to the environment, decorate with vibrant colored paper screens, and create if you want a small artificial lagoon where to transmit the zen feeling of this decoration.

Hammocks

This is a proposal that is totally recommended to enjoy pleasant times outdoors, we are talking about hammocks, of course, since they allow us a comfortable posture while enjoying contact with the fresh air and the landscape that we surrounds.

Such is the comfort they offer us, that we can perfectly choose them for a nap in the open air, to enjoy a pleasant reading time or even to sunbathe; since everything is valid when we feel comfortable.

Thanks to the enormous variety of styles and materials in which they are presented, we can all find a hammock that fits our taste, style and decoration of our outdoor spaces. Obviously, they can become another decorative accessory, if we take advantage of their colors and textures.

This element inevitably invites us to spend more time in contact with nature, which is why they are ideal especially to enjoy the summer season.

Tables for patios and gardens

The well-decorated patios and gardens can serve us practically all year round, either to work or to sit there for a drink. In this, the purchase of a garden table plays a very important role, since choosing it is easy when we know what we are going to use it for.

Circular garden table

If we are going to use the table to eat with friends, then you must be clear that the one you are going to choose must be circular. Many people think that rectangular tables are best, but these tend to separate diners making the meal a little less fun. On the other hand, with a circular table, all the diners can see each other and chat perfectly.

Auxiliary tables

If we want a table to be alone reading a little, then we can buy a corner table or a small round table. With this type of surface, it is more than enough to place a glass, a tea, the book, and some decorative element.

Minimalist tables

If you want to have a futuristic space, then you can put garden tables according to this style. You can find hundreds of minimalist tables, made of metal, wood or a mixture of both if you search a bit on the internet. These tables are generally rectangular in shape.

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Vintage tables

We suggest you use the vintage style. If you have a table that you are giving little use to, redecorate it and use it again a little more according to your liking. This type of furniture looks great in the garden, and it is one of the most economical options that you can choose.

Even tables with traces of rust can look very nice among the greenery.

Stone paths and slopes in patios and gardens

Creating a country-style atmosphere in the garden is perfect to accentuate the contrast of the exterior with the interior. Using stone, concrete, or wood to create stairs and paths is perfect for adding interest to the garden.

This is a small patio, but having a stone path to one side, with nothing in its way, gives the impression that it is more spacious. The path leads to a raised stone patio and water feature, making it a place to relax. The wooden fence and pergola complement each other perfectly with the stones used.

Interspersing beds with soil

Many times there is a lack of space in the patios and gardens. There is no need to fill everything with plants. You can keep a spacious and bright space and maintain vegetation in certain areas.

patio con canteros y suelos de piedra, grandes maceteros de cemento

This garden has an English design, doubling the useful space. Gray stone pavers alternate with bricks. This asymmetry creates a feeling of spaciousness, the floor also has an interesting texture achieved with the mixture of materials used.

Curves and stones in patios and gardens

To add appeal to a garden, try curves, stones, and a decorative piece. Without a doubt, the shapes of the garden do not have to be straight.

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Divide spaces into patios and gardens

This garden has a great design and a stunning image. Small, practical and beautiful. It has two important areas: where the table is, and where the bench is further back. It is not a very large garden, but nevertheless, having two areas divided by steps, it seems spacious.

Order in patios and gardens

This is a cheerful garden, to sit and have tea. It is very well designed, so that there are no bare spaces, but it does not seem like a chaotic garden, full of things, since the design is orderly, symmetrical, achieving a sense of peace.

Artificial grass

This space includes artificial grass and has a quite artistic and geometric design. If your garden cannot have grass due to lack of sun or some other reason, you can always resort to this type of solution, if you accompany it with a nice design, it can look very good.

Diagonal tiles

This is a small fenced yard. Despite being small, it has an optical illusion that makes it more spacious, through the diagonal tiles. This is a trick to keep in mind if you have a very small garden or patio.

Patio con amplios canteros y suelos de baldosas en color beige

Original accessories for patios and gardens

Fountains are an excellent element for a garden. In this case, we show you a rather peculiar style, it is the futuristic style in gardens. Exuberant colors, original lighting, make the garden a different place in our home. Several unusual elements have been used that make it very interesting.

Recycled doors

The use of recycled material in the decoration of patios and gardens is one of the alternatives that we must always take into account. Every fence needs a gate or gate, and if youre on a budget, the best solution might be to recycle something from a junkyard that costs relatively little. Perhaps you can find a door to recycle and add a touch of interest to the patios and gardens.

jardín con vallas altas de madera y cómodos sillones
patio dcon suelos de madera y puerta rústica

Jardín verde con muros en color naranja y puerta con rejas

Puerta de madera hacia jardín

Entrada a jardín con escalera de piedra

Muros de piedra con puerta de madera rústica

A door is a focal point that leads from one garden space to another. Doors not only mark transition points, but also create an enclosure and make a room private. Close the door to keep out the sounds of the street and passing traffic, or simply to feel like you are secluded in your own little paradise.

Puerta de madera rosada en patio

Courtyard and garden indicators

I have been looking for ways to pinpoint what is planted in a patch of garden soil while the plant is still growing. The truth is that the markers or indicators that I have found in gardening stores leave much to be desired, they are sticks with a plastic tab with a white sticker or a white box. Really unoriginal and very ugly, it was a great disappointment.

indicadores de plantas en madera
I expected to find black or chrome metal gauges with pretty silk-screened leaf or vine shapes. Or I even thought of making them my way with wood and painting them to my liking, with colors that contrast with the plant once it grows. Here are some very original ideas that meet the expectations I had.

indicadores de jardín
This can be very simple, a stake. But once planted with your harvest and with a beautiful calligraphy it can surprise, also its customization is very simple.

indicadores de cosecha hechos a mano
These remind me of old grandmothers cookbooks, where the drawings are by hand. They seem precious to me.

indicadores de cosecha reciclados
And well this is brilliant. Old spoons that are unmatched around the house, you dont have to throw them away, use them to decorate your planter and also have a function.

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