Wrought Iron chairs make for a great up scale garden design addition.
Creating a “Vintage Look” is the advantage that wrought iron presents … a heavier historical feel, chairs, tables and benches that one would find in a Victorian garden in the 1800-1900’s.
Antique steel wrought chairs are harder to come by …many rust away when left outdoors in the rain. Wrought iron furniture is heavy and readily resists blowing over in heavy winds, unlike the basic plastic patio chairs.
Good part is that wrought iron chairs are available cast in aluminium, although not as heavy as the old wrought iron furniture, they are stable in the windy locations and do not rust on the legs bottoms which can stain stone and interlocking patios.
Adding, as in the photos above, a small matching table allows you have a sweet little spot for a morning cup of coffee .. or evening drink with a friend.
Wood birdhouse colorfully painted adds a spark of interest in one’s garden design.
This unique bird house is little creative and visually interesting with the use of bright colors and little design funk.
Birdhouse is mounted about 10 feet (3 meters) off the ground on a cedar pole with it’s bark still intact. Behind is pine board and batten building siding with well an established vine climbing the wall.
Wood Bird Houses – follow to see some unique inspiring creative bird house pictures
Resin Adirondack Style Chairs
Adding these low maintenance chairs into your landscape design adds a focal point in the garden .. with a resting spot to enjoy a tea or cold drink.
Selecting a striking color adds contrast and draws the eye to your seating arrangement .. you can then build out the garden area with your favorite trees or flowers.
Resin Plastic chairs vary in price and quality. One area to inspect is the size of the 4 vertical legs. If legs are too small, the chairs may wobble side to side over time … a firm based area of patio style stones will prevent the legs with sinking into the ground.
Suggest you buy at least two chairs .. so someone can join you!
Landscaping Ideas using found or bought Antique objects – this is an example of using an old crop seeder … antiques look great as a garden accent especially if left to rust ..
Work in your landscape design a few special trees and you will have a unique and creative garden!
Landscaping Design: Finding a old crop seeder or unique type of antique it is best to get away from the city … find an old farm country auction, multi-vendor antique flee market or small town antique store … may take a bit of looking ..
Landscape design idea: Using Cedar tree in combination with Cedar Wood planter on porch – planters will naturally grey unless stained. Best have a plastic liner or drop in tray to maintain cedar boxes.
Majestic image of a country maple tree lane.
Work starts with the seedlings set in two nice rows.
One’s reward matures over the next 15-25 years and you have a laneway of maple trees.
The paper birch tree is readily identified by it white paper bark that peels off.
This birch has fallen some time ago, life span of the birch is relatively short in comparison to other trees (100+ years) at about 30-40 years.
White trunk and branch bark is a unique feature of this tree and is a top landscaping pick for a feature tree in front yards.
We have many types of birch tree pictures at our Birch Trees page
Deciduous trees lose their leaves in the winter months and will produce new leaves in the Spring.
Many American Beech Trees hold some of their leaves during the Winter months making them readily identifiable.
Cedar rails, some call split cedar rails, are taken from cedar trees.
Property lines can be a sensitive issue between neighbors and a permanent fence is a good solution.
The cedar rail fence is popular for larger yards because considerable number of wood rails are needed.
Simple design and installation makes this type of cedar fence low cost for going long distances.
We have many types of cedar tree pictures on our Cedar Trees page
Little Christmas photo of a snowman on a hicks yew evergreen shrub.
Untraveled old deciduous forest trail photo during snowy winter months.
Autumn picture of honey locust trees .
The honey locust tree variety has smaller leaves than the regular honey locust.
Leaves turn a bright yellow and are pretty when the sun passes though on a bright Fall day.
When the sun comes out in winter months it can cause the snow to melt off buildings creating long icicles.
Winter icicles can be quite striking to look at as the sunlight travels through them as seen in the above forest photo.
Deciduous trees lose their leaves seasonally in the winter but some leaves like on this Maple Tree are still holding on.
This is true with some red oak trees where a few leaves will stay on the tree until spring.
We have lots of types of maple tree pictures and can been viewed on our Maple Trees page.
Cedar being an evergreen tree makes for a great year round hedge.
These white cedar trees run the edge of a driveway and provide more of a wind break.
Many property owners plant a row of cedars as a property line break rather than use more expensive options such as a wood fence.
There are many types of cedar trees and more pictures can be found on our Cedar Trees page
Picture of the seeds from an Ash Tree.
Trees fight for light while providing nice cool shade along this farm tractor lane.
Making a natural center piece is easiest if you have access to branches of a pine and/or cedar tree.
The white pine and cedar are evergreen trees so creating a natural display can be done any time during the year,
Christmas is the best time. Especially with twinkle lights and a few snowy décor accessories.
We have lots of Pictures of Christmas Trees
Spruce trees are resilient as shown in the picture.
Out in the open, high winds blow the trees hard which has prevents them from growing up straight.
Landscapers will typically stake newly planted trees so they grow straight.
We have lots of Pictures of Spruce Trees
Red maples are an Autumn favorite.
The bigger the red maple tree, the bigger the red splash of color!
We have lots of pictures of Maple Trees
These Forest Trees have been tagged for cutting down. Why you might ask?
These are ash trees and are subject to emerald ash borer infestation which kills the trees by getting under the bark. Cutting down the trees in the forest is a plan to control the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB )infestation.
Red oak leaves left on the tree blowing in the wind in this winter photo.
Winter snow has fallen and this wooden ski rack is waiting for some cross country skiers to arrive.
White pine tree branches are a preferred evergreen decorating choice at Christmas.
Favoured because the pine needles retain there evergreen color and their long soft needles last a long time.
Great for holiday decorations for along the fireplace mantle, in front windows …
Add a few decorative accessories and you be ready for guests.
Established conservations areas will have trail posts marking your walking route as in the photo above.
Some trails are left to the walkers to figure out. If you have ever been lost or without anyone’s help for directions near dark it can unnerving trying to get back to the vehicle .
This state of mind can easy against work again your safety.
When ever there is a walking trail board posted, take one or more photos of the map so you can refer back to the trails.
Crisp white fluffy snow accumulates on branches in the forest
Willow Trees do well near and around water.
Nice snowy winter picture with willows by the pond over flow.
See more willow tree images on our Willow Trees page.
During the winter season the willow tree’s leaves are shed.
Left are the yellow newer growth branches on the last year or so.
This is one way to identify a willow tree in the forest … they like to grow near water and ponds.
A mature white pine is one of the taller trees in the forest.
In the evergreen tree class, because it retains it’s green needles year round.
In the Autumn a large perimeter bed of fallen needles is created .. which animals rummage around in and source the seeds found in pine cones
White Pine trees is readily identified by it’s soft needles.