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Porches, terraces and gardens: How to equip them and what plants to choose

Porches, terraces and gardens: How to equip them and what plants to choose

Do you want your porch to stay fresh all day? Surround its walls with climbing plants. Bougainvillea, lady at night and jasmine need a location in full sun, while ficus, dipladenia and bell prefer a semi-shade. Here are 12 ideas porches, terraces and ideal gardens.

Advertising - Keep reading under 1 In the middle of nature

The lush vegetation is the perfect complement to this outdoor seating area where white predominates.

Have you noticed the suspended seat? It is a trend for its decorative impact and the pleasant experience it offers.

Hanging armchair, similar at home.

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2 Urban Oasis

The terraces in the city They are a delight for the luxury of having an outdoor space but, in addition, because they offer you the possibility of visually extending the room outwards.

Cover the floor with a material that harmonizes with the one installed in the living area and do not forget the lighting.

Project, from The Room Studio.

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3 Small, but charming

It is not necessary to have a large space to enjoy delicious hours outdoors.A sunbed is the key element for sunbathing, reading, skewing or contemplating the starry sky.

Try to make it foldable, so that collection takes up less space. The sunbed Sunset It is ergonomic and has an undeformable fabric with antibacterial treatment (€ 220).

Here forms a perfect couple with the side table; in 50 x 50 cm (€ 80). Both are from Grosfillex.

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4 color shutters

They add attractiveness to the terrace, but also protect from heat and cold, and serve as a barrier against wind and rain. For ensure that the high temperatures of the terrace do not enter at home, uses energy efficient solutions.

The Kömmerling76 profiles are valid for doors and windows, they have six air-tight chambers for optimal insulation of the house, and an additional fourth gasket in the sheet that reduces air movements in the glass chamber. From Kömmerling.

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5 Without touching the ground

Is he must of the season: a weightless decoration, which puts the focus on suspended elements.

Hammocks to hang from two trees or with their own supports to fix them on the ceiling and walls; dream catchers that produce a relaxing rumor of beads or shells, rocked by the wind; lanterns and lanterns fastened on branches that offer a magical view of the garden at night ...

Very Very: hammock, in 200 x 80 cm (€ 17.99) and candle holders (from € 2.50).

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6 Classic outdoor

You have seen it in movies, series and on the porches with more likes of the networks.

Is the chair Adirondack, and emerged in 1903, when Thomas Lee, who spent the summer in the New York town of Westport, designed it to enjoy the views he had of the Adirondack Mountains.

The plans were given to Harry Bunnell, a local carpenter, who made and patented it with the name Westport.

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7 Good guidance

In places of cold and rainy weather, Ideally, place the outer space to the south: you will enjoy more heat and luminosity.

In warm areas, Orient it north, you will gain freshness!

Make profitable the hours of exposure to light with solar lamps. These oval, backlit floor tiles are from Organic Studio. Sofa, armchair and table, by Expormim.

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8 Eat, better in the shade

If you have enough space on the porch, create a dining room in it.

To do this, consider the movement of the sun. Analyze how it affects different times of the day and place the table in the most shaded area at lunch time.

A refreshing combination is formed by a table with a wooden envelope and painted iron chairs, but equips the latter with cushions to ensure comfort.

Dining table and ceiling lamp, similar in Natura.

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9 A sustainable garden

Before making your choice, find out about the materials with which the furniture has been made.

If you like wood, choose them with an FSC certificate, which shows that they come from forests with responsible environmental management. Like the table Ryan, in steel and eucalyptus wood; its measurements: 76 x 67 x 67 cm (€ 99). Gerona chairs (€ 19.95). Everything from home.

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10 Take cover

For those who dream of enjoying the garden all year round with the same comforts they have inside the house, an interesting option is the bioclimatic pergolas.

They regulate the temperature of the space in which they are installed naturally and protect from solar radiation, rain, wind or snow. Aesthetic, climate and sustainable models P-150 Y P-190 of automated bioclimatic pergolas, from Saxun, add the possibility of installing piped music, heating for the colder months, led lighting and outdoor blinds Wind Screens Dante & Grazia. Its installation is fast, without works and without the need for a home automation system.

11 Summer lounge

The advantage of a porch is that, being under roof, you can afford a decoration with furniture that is not specific to the outside. As a sideboard or paintings.

In the picture, the wooden furniture with blue aged finish shares a chromatic range with the enameled planters and the seat cushions. When winter comes, protect the furniture with covers and put the pictures inside the house.

Armchair with specific footrests for the outdoors, by designer Patricia Urquiola for the outdoor firm Kettal.

12 Terrace on the coast

It is one of the best places to enjoy outside, but it requires Take precautions to prevent salt and humidity from damaging the furniture.

Compared to other materials, aluminum stands out as an antioxidant, in addition to being light, hence it is a guarantee of durability. The combinations of sofa and armchairs will allow you to modify the distribution of space, and a glass railing will prolong the feeling of deep sea.

Garden set New Florida, of El Corte Inglés, with aluminum structure, formed by corner sofa, armchair and coffee table (€ 1,199).

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