Making changes and improvements to your garden is a great way to make it more personal, as well as adding value to your property. Many people find it difficult to make changes to the garden, but even the simplest of tweaks can make a difference. From adding new plants to stylish outdoor furniture, here are a few quick and easy ways for you to improve your garden and make it the perfect outdoor space for the summer.
Add New Plants
One of the easiest and quickest ways to improve your garden is with new plants. Plants are the one feature that will transform an outdoor area in an instant, no matter how much you spend on them. From hanging baskets around the house, to flower beds and planters, there are a number of different ways to add plants to your garden, even if you don’t have the gardening experience you’d like. Introducing planters to your garden is a lovely way of adding a little character to the space, whilst still being able to utilise the space you have and keep things organised and tidy. Once you have decided on the style of planter you want to go for, you can then begin to choose which plants you think will look best and get them planted as soon as possible.
Bamburgh Herb Planter – Two Wests
Neaten Things Up
You don’t always have to spend money in order to improve your garden. It doesn’t matter how big or small your garden area is, if it’s not neat and tidy then it’s always going to look worse for wear. Grab your gardening tools and spend a good few hours in the garden, neatening things up a little. Start by trimming back hedges and bushes to create a neat surrounding. You should then focus on cutting your grass, as overgrown lawns can look messy and uninviting. Next, use your secateurs to remove any nasty weeds that have taken over. Weeds are the number one worst feature in any garden, so eliminating these will make a huge difference straight away. Once you’ve made everything look neat and tidy you’ll start to notice your garden looking more aesthetically pleasing and inviting.
Invest in Furniture
Having somewhere to spend time when the weather is beautiful is always such a huge bonus, especially when its in the comfort of your own home. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden big enough for some outdoor furniture, then there’s no better time to invest and create a social outdoor space that you can use throughout the summer months. There are so many different types of garden furniture, from individual chairs and swings, to sofas and tables that make the perfect BBQ setup. Make sure you take the space you have into account and focus on utilising the space properly, as this will ensure your garden feels warm and welcoming.
Phoenix Sofa Set – The Range