Decorating your garden decking area is easy, at Dansoaa building materials and hardware store we share some gardening ideas with our customers to get their gardens beautiful with great plants, whether you live in Accra, Tema, Ashaiman, Afienyaa, Akosombo, Koforidua and any part of Ghana you will find these garden decorating ideas to be worth considering.
Here are 5 ways you can deck out your deck with flowers and foliage.
Tip 1: Group Flower Pots and Containers for a Big Effect
Flower Pots and Container Gardening- using flower pots and other planting containers is easy, it means sourcing flower pots from garden centres such as Dansoaa gardening centre. You will need multiples of flower pots and containers or group containers with varying sizes to perk up your patio with colourful flowers.
Pack containers with showy, easy-care annuals such as petunias, bacopa and sweet potato vine. These and other annuals offer lush foliage and flowers all seasons long both dry and wet seasons in Ghana.
Other colorful container picks include:
- Lantana: Easy-care flower that doesn’t require lots of water
- Hibiscus: Tropical with large showy flowers
- Scaevola (also called fan flower): Heat-tolerant, cascading plant
- Tropical Flowers and small tree plants can be ideal for your garden decoration.
Group flower pots and containers, you can select from tall, medium and small ones to make a stunning gardening deck focal point
Tip 2: Use different Flowers Colors
Choose different flower and plant colour theme that compliment your house, garden or outdoor furniture. For a hot tropical environment mix bright and dull colorful plants as there is much sunshine to bright up your garden in Ghana.
For a hot palette, choose flowers such as red verbena, orange marigolds and yellow sunflowers. For more information on different types of flowers speak to one of our associates at Dansoaa landscaping department for more ideas on flowers and plants, if you want to create a more subdued look, plant with cooler colours such as blue salvia, white bacopa and greyw leafed licorice plant.
Tip 3: Go Low Maintenance Flowers
Gardens and patio are places for relaxation and entertaining, more time would have to be spent on relaxation, so when choosing plants and flowers select succulents which does not require al lot of water, have few pests and diseases and look great all the time.so flowers with little care is best, but of course there is plentiful of copious rains for natural plants and flower watering in the rainy seasons in Ghana with abundance of sunshine in the tropics.
Succulents offer texture and color. Plants include:
- Sedums: Low growing and colorful options
- Sempervivens: Tightly clumped hens and chicks
- Echeverias: Offer fleshy and colorful leaves
With such easy-care plantings, you can spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time fussing over your flowers.
Tip 4: Plant for Privacy
Sometimes you need your privacy when relaxing in your garden or entertaining guests during parties and family gatherings. In Ghana, gardens are used for different occasions for; there is plentiful of fresh air outdoors as rooms can be very warm during the hot seasons,
You can achieve these by creating secluded haven on your deck or garden by planting small trees in containers to block the view of passerby and neighbours, planting evergreen trees such as arbonvite, cypress or juniper.
Tip 5: Attract Butterflies to Your Deck or Garden
Flowers types like roses, care needs to be taken on maintenance so plant disease- resistant rose
Trees from versions of popular shrubs such as lantana and hibiscus, royal palm trees are some of the trees can be planted to provide gaze from the public.
There are many butterflies in tropical regions like Ghana, so create a butterfly haven by selecting butterfly loving plants. Butterflies are attracted to different plant species, so welcome them with what they love. Below you will find great ideas of making your garden welcomed to natural visitors. Attract Butterflies to your garden.