How Comfortable Is Your Garden? – Shabby Chic Boho

How Comfortable Is Your Garden?

How Comfortable Is Your Garden?

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Of all the things you might want to get out of your garden, probably in all likelihood you will always want it to be as comfortable as possible. The truth is that there are many ways to achieve this sense of comfort, but first it is important to know about some of the major elements necessary in order to really be able to do it. In this article, we are going to look into some of the factors surrounding what it is that you need to take care of to ensure that your garden is genuinely as comfortable as possible. As long as you take all of the following into consideration, you will be able to feel as comfortable as you like in your garden, no matter what kind of outdoor space it might actually be.

Furniture

Clearly, you are always going to need somewhere to sit if you want your garden to be comfortable, but even that is something which is hard to get right sometimes. You have a lot of options to choose between, firstly, so there are always going to be difficulties here. You could just have a normal patio area and the traditional table and chairs, although they often tend to not be quite as comfortable as many other options. What is often better is something like a simple hammock or even a couple of outdoor beanbags to sit on. You might also want to think about providing seating areas in parts of the garden other than the patio, whether it is a normal wooden bench or a natural stool made out of a tree trunk. In any case, make sure you have something in the way of furniture in your garden for true comfort to prevail.

Temperature

Because it is outdoors, it often seems as though it is going to be difficult to control the temperature, but this is something you will want to think about if you are trying to make the space as comfortable as possible. As it happens, there are many things you can do to control the temperature more than you might think. In winter, when you want a little warmth, you could consider using a patio gas burner. These are easy to move around and provide a surprising amount of heat in the colder months. In the summer, you might want to look into getting ceiling fans for outside for the patio area. With the temperature kept at a nice level, you will be able to enjoy the garden all the more.

Scent

Surprisingly, smell can also affect whether or not you feel comfortable, so it is something to consider as well. The good news is that it is pretty easy to make sure your garden smells nice – you just need to pick the right flowers for your flower beds. As long as you do that, your garden will smell better, and you will find that it is much easier to get comfortable and truly relax and unwind in that outdoor space.

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  1. My fiancé does all of our gardening! He’s learned from Pinterest and Youtube and it’s amazing. Happy Man and beautiful garden, total win!

  2. Since moving into our house, we have still been figuring out how to spruce up our garden more. We have furniture but definitely need some updating. The shady trees help with the comfort of temperature though. Still on the hunt and focus on buying plants to repel insects and give an appeal.

  3. I honestly wish I was better at gardening and had more of a green thumb. These tips are really great for maintaining a beautiful, peaceful and welcoming garden!

  4. I don’t have a garden but I do have a patio and seating on the patio has been huge! But now that I’ve got that down, it’s about the lighting, the plants, and smells I can create so that space is beautiful in all ways!

  5. I just want a little tiny house just like that, just for me. I would love to garden and grow something beautiful (besides kids), It’s just not the best condition for that. Someday though!

  6. I love the idea of having a beautiful outdoor space that is inviting. This article gave me such a romantic image in my head of reading a book curled up in a comfy seat surrounding by delicious scents!

  7. We recently got comfortable furniture for our garden, and installed a ceiling fan and mood lighting, but we haven’t worked on the smell much yet. We have some tall planters I want to fill, so will get something that smells good out there and maybe helps keep some of the mosquitos away.

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