Lawn and Garden Decor

Having a home sweet home is a dream for everyone. Once that becomes a reality how to decorate it becomes a concern. With all the different options available in the market the issue becomes graver. Apartment system is more prominent today in cities, but single house with a beautiful lawn and garden is always welcome. Selecting the plants, planting, watering, pruning and fertilizing them, at times it becomes a nightmare to look after these. It is not just plants that can be used to decorate the landscape there are various other options to choose from depending on the space available. Fountains and small artificial ponds are a good option.

Lawn and garden decor adds on to the beauty of the house. For some it is a favorite pass time and hobby to take care of the garden, but for others it is a headache. To help them there are people and agencies to make your lawn and garden a wonderful place according to your taste and preference. There are many options available in the market like statues, fountain, pond and lawn ornaments, etc and even a theme could be set that can be changed from time to time.

Concrete garden ornaments are a great option available for garden decoration. They include pots, bird baths, sculptures, urns and stepping stones, etc. This can even be handmade and it would be a great fun to make things with your own hands to decorate your lawn. It is lot more, cheaper than purchasing. Moulds of different size, shape and design made of latex, aluminum or plastic are available in the market that can be made use of. To make the concrete mix for the garden ornaments, cement, light gravel, sand and water needs to be mixed in a ratio required to make a particular ornament. Once the mix is ready, it should be poured into the mould. Make sure no air bubbles are formed. Keep it for setting for at least 24 hours and maximum three days to properly dry. When it is dry you can color it or add other accessories to beautify it.

Concrete garden ornaments are mostly statues. Religious statues are commonly used to decorate both indoor as well as outdoor. Statues of Jesus, Mary, Joseph, Angels, etc are the all time favorites. Animal statues like camel, deer, bird, dog, fish, lion tiger dolphin, duck, squirrel, frog, alligator, elephant, etc. statues of Buddha, Pagodas, Dragon, Gargoyles, etc are also common found. Bird baths of concrete apart from providing birds with refreshing water are also used for garden decoration purpose is available in various designs.