String candles, luminaries, miniature white lights between
trees or post, or dangle white paper lanterns from trees to
enhance built-in lighting.
takes your patio from ordinary to impressive.
magic with a trickling fountain or a glazed pot containing a
single water lily.
floating summer blossoms in a birdbath.
Perfumed flowers enchant a warm summer night.
Plant some of these in pots: Bouvardia longiflora, citrus,
gardenia, Jasminum nitidum, plumeria.
Put the pots on the edge of he deck or patio where you can
enjoy these fragrances.
It is best if you cover your pillows with outdoor fabrics.
Scatter them on garden benches.
Play your favorite tunes - smooth jazz, acoustical
especially soothing outdoors on balmy evenings.
Fill terra-cotta wine coolers or colorful painted buckets
with bunches of cut flowers to dress up a patio or buffet table.