How to Turn Your Garden into a Relaxing Paradise

July 9, 2020


Are you looking to create a beautiful, peaceful garden? Or how about a relaxing oasis to unwind after a long day’s work? Well, look no further! In this article, we’ll talk about how you can turn your garden into a tranquil paradise. Every garden has so much potential; you just have to know what to do with it!

1. Map out your space

One of the most essential things that you need to do before making any significant changes is to map out your entire yard space. The last thing you want is not to be able to fit anything in your backyard! Start by measuring the edges of your garden and then plan out the changes you want to make. If you need to level off any land, you might need to considering landscaping and hiring professionals.

2. Install Functional Garden Features 

Make your garden a relaxing paradise by adding the best functional features, such as a solar fountain. This energy-efficient fountain can improve your garden’s aesthetic appeal without spending money on paid electricity. It’s like having a natural fountain powered by the sun’s energy, giving you a great view of your beautiful garden all day. Surprise your guests and visitors too with a Zen-inspired water fountain in your garden? 

How do you want to relax after a busy weekend in a warm and soothing outdoor spa right in your garden? 

One of the best functional garden features is a portable spa. You can install a portable spa on a solid base partially below or above ground level. You can spend all day relaxing in your garden spa with utmost comfort, enjoying the view of your garden. Learn more about portable spas today to determine the right one for your garden. 

Don’t forget the hedges, the outermost boundary, or fencing plantations of your garden. This feature separates your garden from the outside world. The perfect plants for hedges include bushy or shrub habits. You can create a screen effect using hardy plants, such as evergreen foliage. In addition, you can choose plants that can withstand regular pruning and trimming, such as Ficus, Clerodendron, Benjamina, Mehndi, and Murraya.

3. Choose your plants

The next step is to start choosing your plants and greenery. This is where you can get really creative! If you’re after a more modern garden, you can stick to flower beds. If you want something a bit wilder, like a secret garden, try planting shrubs and bushes. You can even plant some gorgeous fruit trees so that you always have something to eat outside. Just make sure you know how to take care of each plant so that they stay beautiful all year long.

4. Find some beautiful décor

If you’re wanting to create a special area, you’re going to need some beautiful décor like some sculptures or artwork. A great idea is to install a beautiful water fountain, like these ones at Soothing Company. They are wonderful for breaking the silence of the garden, and you can even turn them into a fish pond as well! With so many designs available, you’ll undoubtedly find something you like.

5. Create an area to relax

The next thing you want to consider is to create a space where you can relax your worries away. You might think about adding a day bed outside, or even a log bench. Anywhere that you can sit and soak up the wonderful sunshine! If you want to enjoy the garden on rainy days, try setting up a gazebo so that you can still enjoy the fresh air!

6. Invite some feathered friends

While bird-watching might not be for everyone, if you enjoy the wonderful sights and sounds of these animals, there are some ways to invite them into your garden! You could try setting up a birdbath, installing some nesting boxes and even DIY your own bird feeders. You’ll be making feathered friends in no time!


And that’s it! Once you’ve finished, you can now enjoy all that your amazing garden has to offer. Whether you’re looking to sway away in a hammock or read a book in your secret garden, the options are endless! Just remember, to take your time, be patient, and you’ll soon see the results. It will all be worth it in the end!

JJ Sterling
As the co-founder of Urban Splatter and an architecture graduate from Chicago, I thrive on crafting a digital nexus where architectural innovation intersects with boundless digital opportunity. My academic roots in the Windy City's rich architectural tapestry inspire a unique vision for Urban Splatter's journey into the ever-evolving digital frontier of design. Join us as we navigate the exciting confluence of structure, style, and technology.

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