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Home winter garden is an area of relaxation and interior decoration. Your home oasis should be felt healthy, thus you have to take care of its lighting, heating, ventilation and watering.

It may seem that a country house is surrounded by nature, but the green landscape outside the window turns into a black-and-white picture when winter comes. Then a winter garden becomes the best and harmless antidepressant.

The first thing you have to take care about is the choice of the right place. Winter garden can be placed in a separate building. You can build a special greenhouse for it, or allocate a separate space for it in the house. In any case, your winter garden needs much light.

If the space allows you, you can create a large garden resembling a lush tropical forest. If your garden area is pretty small, you can focus on the plants you like and create small impressive compositions with their help.

Take care about your winter garden heating and ventilation systems. Work out the system of watering your plants. When you pick the plants for your winter garden ask for an advice from a professional designer and a florist. Most of specialists will recommend you to pay attention at citrus plants.

Azaleas and rhododendrons can bloom through the whole year. Monstera, vines and aloe, cactus plants are still popular. These plants need temperature +15 C and over. Choosing plants for your winter garden, pick shade-tolerant tradescantia and ivy. The perfect choice for your winter garden interior will become fountains, aquariums, Alpine gardens, natural stones, stained glass and even a small sculpture.

The original design ideas of a winter garden in a private home can be found in our photo collection.

The winter garden of the country house looks like a fairy tale decoration. The fantastic forest is created in its interior.

This small winter garden is arranged on a large balcony. A set of wicker furniture including a table, a couple of chairs and lids baskets is placed next to the living plants and trees.

This winter garden has a royal luxurious look. It has furniture with floral upholstery, chests and screens with plant painting, live plants in pots and bouquets in beautiful vases. A bed with a silk canopy is placed there.

A spacious room with a round glass roof resembles a classic greenhouse. Living room with sofas, dining area and even a music room with a piano are located there. There is no green garden there yet. Beautiful bouquets replace it.

This glass country house veranda looks fashionable. A nice composition of real flowers and plants in pots and wicker furniture looks great near designers sculpture compositions.

A real green garden was created to make this winter garden. The garden has got glass walls and ceiling and it is always filled in with lights. Water resistant ceramic floors are easy to clean, and the batteries provide enough heat.

This country house glass veranda looks like a shady garden gazebo.The interior is filled with decorative plants. Blooming flower beds and trees outside the windows, palm trees and rubber plants in fancy pots and perfectly matching decor look fantastically.

This winter garden interior design features only natural stuff – real plants, wicker furniture, wooden planters, stone floor. Natural monochrome finishes and accessories have become the perfect background for the bright monster yukk plants, figs and dieffenbachia.


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