If you have a garden, then you will be aware of how special it is to have one. It’s like owning your very own section of nature all to yourself, and you can do whatever you want with it. But sometimes, it can be hard to keep it looking gorgeous, because things grow pretty quickly, which means you’ll need to maintain the area properly otherwise it will just look a mess.
There are many things that you can do that will make your garden look more put together, with a purpose, as apposed to just growing in all directions. Here are a few ideas:
Make a grand entrance
Whether you plan on doing this with some beautiful trees, or even just chunks of wood that create some sort of arch – this just adds a welcome feel to anyone that enters your garden, and not only that, but it gives off a very regal vibe too.
If you go for the tree option, two evergreens will do the job perfectly as they aren’t too tall, but they are also wide and fluffy that add some mystery to your garden.
Have a cosy area to sit and enjoy
Make somewhere that you can escape off to when you want some time alone, or with your friends and family. If you want to find an array of different furniture, view Bridgman.co.uk. They sell a whole bunch of items from chairs and tables, to patio heaters and barbecues, so you will have plenty of options on how you wish to create your magical hideout.
Grow fragrant flowers and herbs
It’s one thing to be visually stimulated by looking at the various stunning flowers and plants, but what about your other senses like smell and taste? There are many different plants and herbs that look wonderful in a garden, that can also be picked and tossed in a salad or used to season the meat for the barbeque. This is not only efficient but delicious too.
Invite the wildlife in
Get yourself a pond if you haven’t already. They look lovely, they add even more to the natural nature vibe, and they encourage all sorts of wildlife to join you and make homes within your garden. Birds will be coming for a quick wash and a drink, the frogs will have a splash in the water, and if you’re lucky, the incredible coloured dragonflies will stop by to say hello too.
Add colour to your fence
Fences don’t have to be a boring brown or an ugly shade of green. In fact, they don’t have to be visible at all if they put shame to your garden. Instead, you can give them purpose and add climbing plants and flowers in between. You will not only have a wall of beautiful colours and smells, but you will be creating a food source for the bees and the butterflies. You can find other plants that attract butterflies on www.telegraph.co.uk.
So get putting these ideas to use, or come up with some of your own and look what a difference it will make to your garden.
Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post. All opinions are our own.