When it comes to decorating your garden, there are so many different things that you can do. You can plant trees and bushes or add decorative screening. However, another good idea that you can do is to add some unusual garden ornaments. By doing this, you will not only make your garden stand out, but also make it completely unique. In order to give you some ideas, here are some of the most unusual garden ornaments in the UK.
Glow In The Dark Garden Ornaments
You may first of all think that these types of garden ornaments sound a little on the tacky side. However, you can actually get some glow in the dark garden ornaments that are really sophisticated and actually look quite magical. For example, things like toadstools, snails and fairy ornaments that glow in the dark look really quite whimsical.
Japanese Garden Ornaments
Japanese garden ornaments have always been very popular in the United Kingdom. Things like bonsai trees and other Japanese plants are very popular throughout the country. They look great, but can be a little difficult to maintain. If you don’t want the hassle of trying to maintain Japanese plants in your garden, then you can put some Japanese garden ornaments in your garden. There are so many different types to consider, from buildings to arches, all of which will look fantastic.
Fairy Door Ornaments
If you have children in the home, then these can be especially popular. Fairy door ornaments are placed at the base of a tree trunk. They are designed to look as though they are the entry to a fairy’s home. They are great if you want to add a bit of magic to your garden and especially good if you have fairy ornaments around the garden anyway.
Wishing Well Ornaments
When we think of mystery and magic, one of the things that often springs to mind is the wishing well. Of course, you don’t want to be digging and installing an actual well in your garden, but there is an alternative; installing a wooden wishing well ornament. These quaint ornaments look fantastic in any British garden and also make great planters for colourful flowers. If you feel confident enough, then you can even make your own wooden wishing well.
Novelty Garden Ornaments
If you want something that will get people talking but doesn’t necessarily reflect sophistication, then you could consider some novelty garden ornaments. There are so many different types of novelty ornaments that you can buy from meerkats to cartoon characters, the choice is entirely yours. You could even just stick to garden gnomes which are still as popular as they always have been.
Bird Feeder Ornaments
If you enjoy wildlife and you want to encourage wild birds to come and visit your garden, then one thing that you should definitely consider is installing some bird feeder ornaments. It used to just be basic wooden bird houses that you could buy, but these days you are able to buy all kinds of designs that are made from different materials and made to look like different things. Place them around different areas in your garden to attract as many birds as possible.
These are just a couple of examples of some of the different types of alternative ornaments that you can buy to put in your garden, there are so many others too. By choosing ornaments that reflect your personal preferences you can add a completely unique touch to your garden. Everyone that visits will see your ornaments and they will become a talking point and something that gets your garden noticed.