Amazines Free Article Archive - Friday, November 27, 2020
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133434)
 Advice (161169)
 Affiliate Programs (34757)
 Art and Culture (73748)
 Automotive (145649)
 Blogs (75213)
 Boating (9844)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4128)
 Business (1329017)
 Business News (426380)
 Business Opportunities (366351)
 Camping (10967)
 Career (72752)
 Christianity (15849)
 Collecting (11638)
 Communication (115068)
 Computers (241942)
 Construction (38921)
 Consumer (49685)
 Cooking (17067)
 Copywriting (6652)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7543)
 Current Affairs (20419)
 Dating (45889)
 EBooks (19696)
 E-Commerce (48224)
 Education (185303)
 Electronics (83506)
 Email (6407)
 Entertainment (159838)
 Environment (28927)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5451)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110929)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196424)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11847)
 Feng Shui (131)
 Finance & Investment (310446)
 Fitness (106332)
 Food & Beverages (62917)
 Free Web Resources (7940)
 Gambling (30223)
 Gardening (25149)
 Government (10532)
 Health (629685)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44055)
 Home Business (91582)
 Home Improvement (251105)
 Home Repair (46177)
 Humor (4832)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45105)
 Interior Design (29585)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (191005)
 Internet Marketing (146475)
 Investment (22848)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80453)
 Link Popularity (4595)
 Manufacturing (20857)
 Marketing (98997)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18221)
 Music (27012)
 New to the Internet (9496)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129631)
 Organizing (7805)
 Party Ideas (11852)
 Pets (38069)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12683)
 Public Speaking (5635)
 Publishing (7528)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126636)
 Recreation & Leisure (95396)
 Relationships (87678)
 Research (16170)
 Sales (80337)
 Science & Technology (110257)
 Search Engines (23488)
 Self Improvement (153226)
 Seniors (6236)
 Sexuality (35949)
 Small Business (49283)
 Software (83015)
 Spiritual (23475)
 Sports (116079)
 Tax (7659)
 Telecommuting (34067)
 Travel & Tourism (307860)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11747)
 Website Design (56838)
 Website Promotion (36595)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35790)
Author Spotlight

I'm Ellisen, nice to meet you! Obviously you're here because you want to know who I am. Wel...more

My Name is Anish Sah, I am an Internet Marketing and SEO Expert, Social Media Guru and young Entrepr...more

Im just a man who likes to be happy and see others happy. Im into home business, sports, family, and...more

Danica Evans is an experienced author and online content writer. She has done her major in psycholog...more

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more

4 Decorative Elements to Add to Your Yard by Cleo Gib

4 Decorative Elements to Add to Your Yard by
Article Posted: 01/25/2016
Article Views: 182
Articles Written: 12921
Word Count: 609
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

4 Decorative Elements to Add to Your Yard

Home Improvement

When a new neighbor or friend comes to your home, the outdoor space will set the tone for the entire visit. If your yard is cluttered or in disrepair, it can bring down the tone of your overall property. Keeping your yard looking tidy and giving it some personal touches can go a long way toward making your outdoors feel like your own. To give your yard some uniqueness and personality, you can add decorations in a variety of categories, each with their own benefits. From fountains to vinyl picket fencing in Thousand Oaks, these artistic flourishes will give you something to crow about.

Water Features

Water has been a traditionally important component of gardens for thousands of years. Japanese and Chinese gardens have lakes, streams, and ponds that harmonize with the plant components to create beautiful places to stroll and relax. Water features can create a nice auditory component to your garden and attract song birds. Because birds like to bathe in pools, your pool or stream will be a great place to watch for different species.

When choosing a water feature, think about how much time and effort you want to put into creating it. A waterfall or complicated water feature will take more time and a larger budget to get off the ground. Koi ponds are more common and require less planning and implementation. Make sure that you check your city regulations before you start digging or doing another major project.

Flower Beds and Gardens

Adding flowers and plants to your yard has numerous benefits. For one thing, it can give you something pretty to look at when you step outside. Many real estate agents advise that fuller flower beds and natural decorative elements make homes easier to sell and can up their resale value. Putting in trees and bushes can create shade that will make your home and yard cooler. Your flora will also attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bumblebees, which are all essential for a healthy habitat around any neighborhood.

To start putting in plants, plan where the best areas of your yard are for sun exposure and ease of watering. If you already have a sprinkler system, find where the heads water and plan around that. Make sure that the areas aren't too shady, as most plants need some hours of direct sunlight per day.

Useable and Fun Features

If you put in a fire pit or patio, these will be decorative as well as functional. There's nothing quite as cozy as a raised fire pit where your friends and family can sit around in the evenings. There are many different types, made from brick, metal, or stone. These can incorporate natural gas with a switch, so you don't have to work to get a fire started.

Patios can create a nice level space for furniture and potted plants that can make your backyard look more inviting when you entertain or have meals outdoors for your own family members. Each of these elements will create a fun place to spend time talking, eating, or playing games.

Fencing and Practical Decorations

Putting a fence up in your yard can make your property more secure and look nicer. Getting vinyl picket fencing in Thousand Oaks can help delineate your property line while also preventing people from walking across your lawn or into your planting areas. Fencing comes in a variety of materials and designs. Vinyl is popular for its resistance to weathering, which can be a problem with metal or wood. Take a look at your fencing options for a decorative flourish that will give you lots of functionality for the price you pay.

Related Articles - vinyl, picket, fencing, thousand, oaks,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.


Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
Please enter the code in the image:

 Author Login 
Register for Author Account


Advertiser Login


   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  


Great Paranormal Romance


Demonstrated exceptional leadership in the government and private sector at an executive level. Skil...more

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more

I love to research products and write reviews only high-quality useful products. ...more

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

Cecilia is a professional Editor-writer (30+ years) and works on a worldwide scale. She has a profes...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2020, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from under the GNU FDL license