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Mediterranean gardens are the closest thing to bringing a holiday into your backyard. The combination of arid planting, warm patios and rustic features are just too good to resist!
When the summer comes around you need to make the most of every second! Outdoor living which Mediterranean gardens celebrate is always best enjoyed at home!
That is why it is a good idea to load up on some great Mediterranean garden accessories. These can enhance your Mediterranean theme and inject a little bit of fun into the backyard.
Below I have listed and described 17 Mediterranean garden accessories to be enjoyed this summer.
1. Metal wall gecko
When on holiday in the Mediterranean it is a common sight to see wall geckos. These little lizards snap up bugs and insects which come to the home at night.
Your garden may not be suitable for real geckos but could make a great home for this gecko sculpture. This colourful piece of wall art is perfect for around patios and raised beds.
2. Succulent flower pots
Mediterranean gardens are the perfect place to grow succulents. These small cacti like plants are especially adapted to dry and sunny regions.
The colourful, flower pots are a great way to plant out succulents in your garden They can also be moved inside during the winter months looking as good inside as they do outside.
3. God of the sea statue
There is nothing more Mediterranean than a classical Greek statue. This poly resin stone effect Poseidon statue could be the perfect garden focal point.
The statue is 1.5 metres high and weighs in at 17 kilos. Why not inject a bit of ancient Greece into your Mediterranean garden?
4. Metal Agave sculpture
Agaves are actually a South American plant which look very much like a cactus. These plants are very cold hardy and can thrive in more temperate regions. These are perfect for Mediterranean gardens where the winters are not too extreme.
However, with this metal Agave sculpture you don’t have that problem. This strikingly elegant sculpture would look amazing with up lighting set in gravel or around rocks.
5. Terracotta pot
If there is one element a Mediterranean garden has to have it is a terracotta pot. However there are clay pots and clay pots! This large Biscottini terracotta vase pot is a real piece of art made in Italy.
This authentic looking pot would not look out of place in a Santorini courtyard. What a perfect addition to a Mediterranean garden?
6. Outdoor oven
Outdoor wood fired ovens are a traditional part of life in the Mediterranean. Whether its for cooking bread, stews or just the occasional pizza, outdoor ovens can make quite a statement!
Not everyone has room for a large oven; this small pizza oven however is perfect size for the average patio.
7. Mosaic table set
Mosaics constitute some of the most amazing ancient art which still exists today. This practice used widely by the Romans has long been associated with the Mediterranean.
Installing your own mosaic however could be very labour intensive and costly. The good thing is, with this charming, mosaic, table set is you don’t have too!
8. Greek goddess statue
Classical statues instantly give you the feeling you are living within an ancient Mediterranean civilisation. The beauty of the female form has been recreated by artists for millennia.
This Greek goddess of youth, 'Hebe', statue can make the perfect Mediterranean garden accessory.
9. Summer terrace fire pit
If you want to enjoy a late night with friends why not add a fire pit to your garden? There is something so captivating about getting lost within the flames!
The extra heat could tempt you to stay out that little bit later! This fantastic Mediterranean style fire pit can also be used as a coffee table.
10. Moroccan lanterns
Whether your Mediterranean garden celebrates the Moroccan style or not these lanterns are enchanting. Moroccan lanterns are world famous for their mystique and beauty.
These hanging lanterns are the perfect way to light up a patio during the evening.
11. Majmars & Tagines
Majmars and Tagines are another Moroccan wonder which create real novelty within a Mediterranean garden.
The Majmar is a clay bowl which is filled with charcoal and ignited by hot cinders. The sealed tagine is filled with stew ingredients and left to cook slowly
I love the theatre of cooking this way with the air filled with aromas of North African cuisine.
12. Outdoor sofa set
If there is a must have Mediterranean garden accessory it has to be a sofa set. Outdoor sofas are the perfect way to sit back and enjoy time with friends and family.
This sofa and table set is all you need to relax in your new Mediterranean paradise.
13. Resin tortoise ornament
There is something quite magical about seeing a wild tortoise roam around freely. Many Mediterranean countries have an abundance of these remarkable reptiles.
It is said however that most tortoises will actually outlive their human owners. Therefore it is probably best to stick with this life like resin tortoise.
14. Outdoor Spanish style rug
It is amazing how an outdoor rug can completely change the perception of a patio area. This Spanish style, outdoor rug is the perfect Mediterranean garden accessory.
This rug could make an effective decorative base to a garden sofa or dining set.
15. Garden mirror
Garden mirrors can be a really great way to reflect light and make your garden look bigger. Many outdoor mirrors on the market today are designed to look like windows.
This could be the perfect Mediterranean garden accessory for a fence or patio area.
16. Hanging garden egg chair
An effective Mediterranean garden will make you want to calm down and relax. It is no surprise the Mediterranean’s are some of the least stressed out people on the planet. This hanging egg chair will be a great way to chill out and relax in your new utopia.
17. Clay chiminea
This stunning clay chiminea will add colour and vibrancy to your Mediterranean garden. Not only does it look amazing it will keep you warm on those chilly nights. If you need to open a bottle of wine with a friend, this is the accessory for you!
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