If, with this problem, you’ve just enjoyed the British half term trip and have spent the week away with the kids, you could have treated yourself to a little sunlight. I was just in Devon but still handled to pick up a tan, and enjoy some beautifully sunny days. When ever you come back home after a fabulous trip, it’s simple to feel down and desperately pass up the sun, sea and relaxing times you’ve experienced. Now my girls are slightly older and can happily swim in the pool from dawn til dusk, I do control to sneak a few hours of lying in the sunshine so I really feel it while i get back again.
How do you maintain that holiday feeling and recreate it in your own garden? Well really not easy, but with a few tricks it is possible to make your own backyard feel as if a Greek retreat or a Spanish sun outdoor patio.
I can’t do nearly anything about the sun of course; however the weather gods are not under my control, but it will be easy to give your garden a makeover, or even simply a few tweaks to help it think that your favourite holiday retreat.
This is incredibly important if you need to recreate that holiday feel. Recreating that holiday scene means fixing the clutter and guaranteeing all of the youngsters’ toys are cleared away or at least out of view. Maybe placed a bamboo screen before the gawdy plastic playhouse to cover it from look, or invest in a storage box for the numerous amount of volant and tennis rackets. You want the space to feel calming and good so take a look around and choose what you can change. It could possibly just be the way you position your deckchair or sun lounger to give you the best possible feeling
Alright so we will not be able to recreate the sort of view we see in the image above, but you can make your view as good as it can be. What do you love to look at? A mountainous views, flowers and fauna or a calm sea extending for miles? Whichever it is, can you bring a slice of that view into your own backyard? Could you vegetable your favourite climbing vegetation, say honeysuckle or clematis across a fence and modify your seating to look at it? What about adding some garden art, a sculpture or wall mirror to a bare wall to give it some interest? And of course, last but not least it might not be the Mediterranean, but how about together with a drinking water feature in your space? All of these ideas will help bring a sense of your vacations at home with you.
Holding onto that getaway feeling is all about maintaining that sublime sense of calm and leisure that we all feel on returning home. With the stress and mill of daily life really an easy task to lose that sense in a matter of days. What if you possessed a garden haven by which to retreat and reconstruct simply a little of that serenity? If you’ve achieved the right ambience and given your view, all that’s left is the right lounging area. Likely to desire a good parasol of course to shade yourself from the sunlight, and a some good quality, comfortable seating. A sunlight lounger is ideal, or even an outdoor beanbag will do the key. When you’ve got that categorized, open the wine or be a Pimms and enjoy!