Small Home garden Design ideas

July 25, 2021
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width="300"If you are looking for a houseplant which needs very little light and minimal care, then bamboo is the best choice. Bamboo is an essential element in traditional Asian style of decorating home. It is an ideal choice for modern eco style of home decoration using house plants.

Bamboo garden helps you to pursue gardening, decorate home and also at the same time, has got some importance in Feng-shui as well. Lucky bamboo is considered the best plant for doing Feng-shui cure for your home. It is an amazing plant which gives very peaceful atmosphere and energy to your home.

Bamboo garden ideas for Feng-shui

Bamboo plants combines five elements of Feng-shui cure which are essential for harmonious and happy universe. Wood (bamboo plant wood), Earth (soil in which bamboo grow), Water (water you provide for your house plant), Fire (red ribbon tied to the plant) and Metal (pot in which your plant is growing) are five elements of Feng-shui cure.

The number of stems of bamboo garden also represent specific cures of Feng-shui.

Two – Love and Marriage, Three – Happiness, Five – health, Eight – Wealth, Nine – Fortune.

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Bamboo garden design ideas for living room

If you are trying to incorporate Asian style of home decor inside your living room, think about growing a small indoor bamboo garden. Most of the contemporary and eco friendly interior designers always consider bamboo as their first preference for decorating home.These plants require very little horizontal space, but people fear to have this plant indoor because of its alarming growth rate. If you understand the plant growth pattern and learn the right technique to grow indoor, these plants will grow even in small space.

In the inspiration shown below, the contemporary style of decorating home will help you to get a minimalist feel inside your living room.

The below inspiration show how bamboo can be grown horizontally and this method of growing is called running bamboo. This requires proper planning and the right type of bamboo should be used, which should not grow more than the ceiling height.

The below inspiration has an amazing view of bamboo garden from living room. This style of growing bamboo is called clumping where a group of bamboos are grown together. This type of garden is best suited for small spaces.

This contemporary living room is designed with bamboos grown in containers. Root growth is a major challenge when bamboo is grown inside a container, which needs frequent watering to prevent extensive root growth.

Small bamboo garden for feng shuiBamboo garden design ideas for patio

Think about having a cup of tea or coffee in your patio decorated with a small bamboo garden. Bamboo plants will give a soothing sound when wind blows which gives you a feel that you are in harmony with mother nature. Here are some bamboo garden design inspirations for patio from well known interior designers.

The bamboo garden shown below requires a root barrier from surrounding garden bed to prevent root growth. This barrier is usually made of plastic and it is called Rhizome barrier.

Outdoor bamboo garden ideas

If you are lucky enough to have a good lawn space, then decorating it using bamboo plants. Here we present some inspirations to start your outdoor bamboo garden.

Types of Bamboo plants for your small garden

Depending on the size of bamboo plant you choose, you can grow them either in a container or on the ground. Large varieties of bamboo plants are available. Choose the one which you like the most based on the climate and soil in which you are setting up the bamboo garden. Lucky bamboo plant will be your first choice, for Feng-shui for your home. Some of the other commonly available species are, Golden bamboo and Pseudosasa genus bamboos (if you are living in hot climate ), Phyllostachys parvifolia, Phyllostachys vivax and Phyllostachys edulis ( if you are living in colder climate). If you plan to grow the garden in a container then best bamboo plants are Fargesia bamboo plant and Borinda papyrifera bamboo plant.

Bamboo plant care

Though bamboo plants need very little care and maintenance, it needs some love, care and affection from your side. Choosing the right location for planting bamboo garden is the vital step in bamboo gardening. Caring vary from type of bamboo plant used, climate and soil in which it is grown etc. First step in caring is providing proper water for bamboo, though it needs very minimal water for growth. Fertilization, weeding and mulching are also integral part of bamboo care. Get more detailed info about bamboo care here – Caring for Bamboo Plants.

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Landscaping Tips

Though your home is your castle, there is no necessity to surround it with a moat. Here are 5 tips that will help you to make your landscaping feel more warm, welcoming and cozy.

1. Put some flowers nearby your entrance. Flowers make any area look more welcoming and attractive, so greeting your guests with Petunia, Snapdragon, Lily-of-the-Nile or some other garden flowers is always a great thing to do. What is more, to add some space between your house and the entrance, you can consider adding a little white fence. It will create an illusion that your front yard is bigger than it actually is. What is more, adding fence will create a great space for planting flowers to add some color and coziness.

2. Add rambling vines to make your yard look absolutely lovely. You can not deny that rambling vines always create romantic and even magical atmosphere. So why not to use this tip while decorating your yard?

3. To hide the unattractive driveway, consider adding some color, texture, and height. You can easily do it by adding various sorts of flowers. To start, create an island of green lawn right in the hub of a drive. Then add a couple of low boxwood hedges with flowers toward the back of your island.

4. If you want your yard to blossom and flourish bust still do not have enough time to maintain it, consider planting low-fuss lilies. Such flowers look absolutely gorgeous and come in the variety of rainbow hues, so you can pick the one you love most. What is more, low-fuss lilies do not care about the sort of soil, they love the sun and welcome hot, they do not afraid of drought. In other words, Crinums is an ideal flower for all those who are looking for low-maintenance solutions.

5. The last tip also touches the low-maintenance aspect. To make your life easier, group plantings into beds and islands. This will help you to avoid mowing and trimming around each individual plant, save a lot of time and even money.

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