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Angelic Garden Inspirations

Yesterday afternoon, I went to the nursery to get inspiration for my garden. I did manage to walk away without spending my whole paycheck on flowers and plants, although, I couldn't let escape me the prettiness that comes with flowers and well-designed gardens.

The garden statue that stole my breath - this moment was impeccably unplanned for the sunlight to be bearing down at such an angle that this statue lit up with a rose gold aura around her:

Wouldn't it be amazing to have a statue like this in your yard with sunlight pouring onto her?

Or perhaps, you are more into scenic ponds and realistic statues instead? Picture below, a walking bridge over a man-made pond and ceramic statuette sitting and fishing.


Of course, for me, the dream is to have a large greenhouse which can be used for various vegetables and herbs, tropical plants, and everything under the sun - literally. Sky Nursery - one big amazing greenhouse.

Even if you don't have a green thumb, you can create a beautiful bird bath. Just add water and possibly some seeds and you're set with this beautiful daisy inspired bath.

What kinds of gardens do you like? I love all sorts and find inspiration everywhere from my past experiences, to future desires, and also from Pinterest.

Em

(By the way, did you see my Decor Inspired by Nature post yet?)

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