Just like your home, your garden needs some extra care and attention too. If there’s one thing people see first from your property, it’s your front garden. You’ll be amazed how a minor improvement of your garden can quickly transform your outdoor area into something more appealing and colorful.
Some adjustments and makeovers to your garden will give your outdoor area a new look. You can enjoy the fresh air, the heat of the sun, the natural atmosphere, and if needed, it can be used as a second living room or dining room. So, to give you some ideas that’ll help you get started, here are eight ways you can spruce up your garden and provide it with a new look!
If you decide to redesign your home’s interior, the first step you naturally do first is to declutter. The same goes for your garden. Before you think of adding a few more flowers, plants, and other garden furniture, make sure you clean up your garden first.
Create a plan on how you’ll tackle this task as garden cleaning can be sometimes time and energy-consuming, especially if you own a large garden. You can start by clearing your grounds from all the fallen leaves, debris, and scattered soil. Then, you can also pull out or trim down some weeds that are overgrowing on your green lawn.
Perhaps you’ve overlooked your garden too long even your existing fences are starting to rot, and its paint is starting to fade. Fences are part of your garden’s asset. It’s like a frame of an artwork, but only in this scenario, your garden is the artwork.
So, check your fence and see which parts need replacing or fixing. Then, you can patch up the paintwork once you’ve successfully fixed every part of the fence.
Suppose you now have a clean garden and a well-painted fence. However, it may still be hard for you to enjoy your garden view and its warm atmosphere without a space to sit down and relax. Thus, don’t hesitate to invest in some beautiful garden furniture such as a garden sofa, a wooden dining set, or a porch swing for home outdoor spaces.
You can extend your living room or dining room by turning your garden into an outdoor room. When the weather is nice and warm, you and your family can have your lunch or dinner outings in your garden. You can also hold family events and small gatherings in that area.
Filling your garden with flowers is one of the most prominent and easiest ways of sprucing up your garden. Flowers are naturally colorful, and they all come in different designs.
But before you decide which flower to add to your garden, make sure you do thorough research and see which flowers can only survive in the climate you have. Then, as you’re growing flowers in your garden, make sure to consistently take care of them and keep them hydrated.
If you have existing plants and flowers in your garden, enhance them by pruning them every once in a while. Remove those diseased and dead branches of your flowers and plants as that will only look unpleasant to your garden.
You can also cut down those branches that are quite different or too long than the rest of the branches. This will control the growth of your plants’ stems.
If you think your chosen flowers deserve more attention, you can give them that extra attention by putting them in colorful and uniquely designed flower pots.
These pots can then be hung or put in outside walls or shelves. Not only will this perk up your garden, but potting your flowers is also a great way to save yourself some space if you own a small garden.
To make your garden glow and shine even at night, you can install outdoor lightings around your garden.
Not only will these lights serve as your guide to not stumble while walking in the dark, but good outdoor lighting can quickly make the outside of your home more beautiful, welcoming and illuminating, making it stand out from the rest of your neighborhood. Additionally, outdoor lightings will also provide your home security during the night.
Now you have a clean garden, a freshly painted fence, the flowers and the plants, the garden furniture, and the outdoor lighting. To make your garden even more complete, why not add a water feature?
You can create an instant garden pond using a large planter, or if you have enough budget to splurge, you can buy a water fountain. You may place it somewhere in the middle to make this the center of attraction in your garden.
There are still many ways for you to try to spruce up your garden, but these tips will be a good start. You’ll be surprised how small changes can vastly improve your garden and put it to life. So, get up and redirect your inner creativity to your outdoor space or garden.
Hello, I’m Laura Bennett. I love nature especially when it comes to flowers and different kinds of plants. I started a very small garden behind my house and I named it Humid Garden. So, I created this blog to provide aspiring and inspiring thoughts about gardening for gardeners and anyone who has the intention of keeping a garden.