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Flowers are beautiful, fragrant, and colorful. They’re a great way to liven up your outdoor decor or front porch with a little color.
During the spring and summer flowers, flowering bushes, and trees are in full bloom. They add a beautiful scenic appeal to your home.
But, what do you do if you don’t have a green thumb? How do you keep your landscape colorful in the offseason?
In this post, we’ll explore alternative methods for adding color to your yard without flowers or plants.
Flower Alternatives for Colorful Outdoor Decor
Large, brightly colored, or patterned planters are a great way to add color to your yard. You can fill them with small trees, shrubs, or grasses.
Using Rugs for Outdoor Decor
Add color to your deck or patio by laying down an outdoor rug. This is a great way to bring vibrancy to the exterior of your home.
Stepping Stones for Your Backyard
Stepping stones and pavers come in a ton of different styles and colors. Don’t be afraid to step outside of the box and opt for a colorful stepping stone instead of a traditional brick color.
You can also stencil on a colorful pattern to your existing stones to spice up the look.
There are a lot of different types of garden decor. From quirky little gnomes to birdhouses, to flamingos to windmills.
Don’t be afraid to add a few different decorations to your hedges or porch.
Sunshades, umbrellas, and other patio furniture can make a big impact. Umbrellas, sunshades, and furniture can be coordinated or not.
There’s most likely enough greenery around your yard to break up different colored elements. A nice bright yellow, bold blue or red are great options.
Do you have any other ideas for how to add color without plants to your yard? If so, please share them below in the comments.
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