Do you have a garden? Do you wish to enhance it more to make it beautiful and appealing to the eyes? Then, you are on the right page. Gardens are one of the biggest blessings in life. If you are blessed with a garden or a garden space, work hard to make it beautiful and ensure it thrives. The flowers, insects, greenery, birds, and all make a garden pleasing to look at early in the morning. It is also the perfect place to have a party or enjoy a cup of tea in the morning alone.
Don’t you agree? So, why not do some watering, mowing, and planning to create an outdoor space which will appeal to everyone? Enhancing your garden is hard work, but you can accomplish it by following these few points.
Take photos and notes.
The first point to follow to enhance your garden is to take notes and photos. Do this before, after, and while you make changes to your garden. For instance, if you are planting new seeds, take a photo at the time. Then as they grow or don’t grow, take another photo. Finally, after the entire makeover of the garden, take another image. It will document the process and help you understand what plants work in your space and which don’t. Moreover, it also allows you to see whether the changes you made to the garden’s furniture or light work together or not.
Top dress the pots
The flower pots are an attraction point in the garden with their beautiful flowers. Right? But if the compost is dying, the flowers will die too. Thus, pay attention to the compost and change it when enhancing your garden. It should anyways be part of the regular maintenance of the garden. First, ensure you scrape away at least 5 cm of the compost from pot tops with plants. It will remove moss, dead leaves, and moss. Now, replace it with fresh compost or with decorative mulch. Also, do away with any stubborn weed seedlings the pot might have.
Change your furniture
Adding furniture to your garden makes it whole. It allows you to sit and enjoy tea in the morning or have a party. Make it count by following these tips:
- If the garden has a patio or small courtyard, folding furniture or bench seating is perfect. You can move it, which doesn’t take up a lot of space.
- For big spaces, you can go with a compact L-shaped sofa.
- You can also have full-seating sets with sofas, tables, matching chairs, sun lounges, and more.
- It depends on your taste, space, and need. Browse through Out & Out to see the best furniture for the garden. It will inspire you to make these additions or changes now.
When adding furniture, remember to buy the best quality ones so they last longer. Also, don’t add too many as you need space to walk.
Add an evergreen structure to your garden.
In the wintertime, assess your garden’s design & layout. It will give you a better picture as most trees shed their leaves, so you know how the garden looks. The framework is clear. Thus, it allows you to evaluate the same and find evergreens that make the space look beautiful and provide closure.
Add fragrant flowers to the pathway.
The pathway or walkway of the garden should have beautiful fragrant flowers. It enhances the look, and the fresh perfume of these flowers makes being outdoors a great idea. It appeals to all the senses and people enjoy being in the garden.
Have a theme when grouping plants
Another way to enhance the look is to group plants in a theme. It makes them more attractive. For instance, group plants with the same color in one place. It will look more impactful & appealing. You can theme the garden using color or go with the same foliage, whatever works best for you. But do theme the plants to have the best effect.
Pay attention to every minute detail to improve your gardens and match them with the ones you dream of. Also, enhancing it doesn’t mean cluttering it with furniture, plants, trees, decorative items, and more. Less is more! Pay attention to the trees so that they thrive and make them look beautiful.