When the lazy days of summer arrive, it is fun to decorate accordingly. There are many ways you can decorate outside for the hot summer season. Oftentimes even small touches can make for lovely decorations. Here are just a few summer outdoor decorating ideas you could try this summer.
Summer Outdoor Decorating Ideas
Petunias will bloom all summer long if you take care of them. Mix differnt color, or mix wiht other flowers, and you'll get beautiful window flowers all summer long.
Increase your curb appeal with a few colorful flowers, that will make your garden pop.
Add some red flowers to liven up any flower garden. Dahlias, roses and gladiolus are jsut a few of the many red flowers you can plant.
Here you'll find lots of ideas for a flower garden!
True blue flowers are rare, but so beautiful! See which one of tehse pretty blue flowers would make the best decoration in your front yard 😉
If you want to put on a show, plant some hydrangeas! Here's how to care for them so they always look their best.
More hydrangea growing tips: this time learn how to grow hydrangea trees.
Did you know that you could tweak the color of hydrangea flowers? All it takes is modify the PH of their soil: you can learn more below.
I plant these every year by my front door. Usually orange ones. This year, I planted 2 orange and 2 yellow and love the combination!
Want color variety? Dahlias come in so many colors! And they are fairly easy to care for.
Plant summer flowers
There are many beautiful flowers that bloom nicely during the summer months. A nice way to decorate for the summer would be to plant many different and vibrant flowers for this season. Petunias will bloom all summer long if you take care of them. Check out this gorgeous window box filled with vibrant colored petunias: BEAUTIFUL!
If you want to get into the spirit of the season quicker, you might want to use colors like yellow, orange, pink and red.
There are many different ways that you can use flowers and greenery to make a beautiful summer garden.
Need some inspiration? Go visit a botanical garden, or your local park. Or, find your favorite comfy chair on the porch and flip through some landscaping books.
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Use pretty stepping stones
There are many decorative stepping stones that can make very nice decorations for the summer. They make them with all different designs. You can get one with flowers, butterflies or something else that might remind you of the summer.
You can even get one custom made that has a name or a saying on it, which you can relate to the summer.
Decorate with a flag
There are many fun flags that you can put up. They sell a wide variety of flags, some of which are related to the summer. These are often colorful and bright. They may have different characters on them or have the sun or something else related to the summer.
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Decorate for the holidays
One nice way to decorate during the summer is to decorate for the summer holidays.
The biggest one during summer is the Fourth of July. There are many different decorations that you can put up outside for the holidays:
- put up a flag
- find some lit displays that look like flags
- put up some sort of sign on decoration on your front door that says “Happy Fourth of July.”
There are many different decorations, which you can buy at a variety of places including party supply stores, general stores with a seasonal holiday selection and many places on the Internet. Oriental Trading Company is an online and paper catalog with a lot of such items.
Decorating outdoors for the summer can be a lot of fun and can create a very lovely seasonal look to your home. I hope my summer outdoor decorating ideas got your imaginations going. Have fun adding a bit of summer flair around your yard.