Ever have one of those days where you keep racking things up in the “what else can go wrong” column, and all you want to do is run away and escape it all? Wouldn’t it be nice if that escape could happen the moment you stepped outside your door into the welcoming space of your own yard?
No overwhelming grass to mow, no weeds to pull, no run down shed to lament – just beauty and serenity in every inch. Yes, that can be yours! Today we want to share landscaping tips, tricks and ideas that you can use to turn your yard into an outdoor space that brings you joy and happiness all year long. From romance to relaxation, setting the mood (and boosting yours) may just be one wildflower garden away!
1. Grow Some Happiness! Finding Joy Outdoors In Difficult Times
No doubt the last year (or two) has been pretty rough for a lot of people. That’s why it’s become more important than ever for us to find and create our own joy, and the best place to start doing that is right at home.
In this post we share how a handful of people have looked around them and found inspiration in the everyday. Let their words inspire you, and try our suggestions for following their lead – and experiencing happiness right now.
2. Landscaping For Joy: How To Make Your Outdoor Space Your Happy Place
Need a little something extra to boost your mood? Maybe your landscape isn’t quite as inspiring as you might like. Don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to create a more joyful space, whether you want to add small special touches, or invest in a total makeover.
The fact is, getting outdoors however and whenever you can do it is a mood booster all by itself. Nature rejuvenates, refreshes, and restores. The best investment you can make in your own happiness is to provide all of your senses with Mother Nature’s healing powers. These ideas will get you started.
3. These Plants, Herbs And Flowers Will Banish The Blahs And Boost Your Mood
If you’re looking for something practical to help create a mood-boosting landscape, look no further! It doesn’t get much easier than planting some of these sensory delights.
From color to texture, scent and taste, you’ll find something here that will inspire everything from serenity to energy and everything in between. Some of these plants can even go from garden to table for an added bonus, and most of them will attract wildlife, bringing another layer of enjoyment to your space.
4. Simple Ideas To Add A Touch Of Romance To Your Landscape
Want to set a very specific mood? If romance it is, these tips are for you. Whether you want to set the tone for a romantic evening with a special someone, or simply create a space where you can spend time daydreaming, there’s plenty you can do to instill a little tenderness in your landscape.
Whether you’re looking for something whimsical, elegant, cozy, or playful, these ideas will get you started. As an added bonus we’ve included a romantic song playlist at the end that you can tune into while you enjoy your amorous gardens!
5. Hygge Is The Hot New Landscape Trend For Summer
If you haven’t heard of hygge yet, you’re in for a treat. This Danish concept has been setting the mood indoors and out for a very long time, so if you haven’t tried it out yet, it’s about time it made its debut in your back yard.
Hygge is all about setting a mood – a cozy, comfortable, friendly, warm mood, and one that insists that you enjoy the small things in life and celebrate the moment you’re in. Once you get the idea, you’re bound to think of inspiring ways to set the right tone in your space. We’ve given you a few ideas here to get you started.
What kind of mood are YOU in? If you liked any of these ideas and want to create an emotional connection to your environment that works for you, book a consultation with us. We’ll help you plan an inspirational space, your happy place, and a landscape you’ll come back to again and again, throughout all four seasons, for the mood boost you need.