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Monday, 29 January 2018

Keep Your Garden Looking Good Year Round


Do you love how your garden looks one season, only to wish it looked a different way the next? You should expect high and low periods with your garden - things happen that we just can’t control, and worrying too much about the minor details will only stop you from enjoying your garden and home to the fullest!

That being said, there are a few things you can do to keep your garden looking good year round. Take a look at the pointers below and see what you can use:

Choose Low Maintenance Plants And Flowers

If you have more time to dedicate to your garden, then by all means, choose plants and flowers that are a little more high maintenance. However, choosing low maintenance plants and flowers will mean you can spend less time fertilizing, watering, and pruning, and more time admiring the view! Flowers that can look great all year round include the Snow Princess Sweet Asylum and many different types of begonias. You may still need to invest a little time to make them look good, but not nearly as much as you would for other kinds of flowers.



Keep Your Furniture In Great Condition
 
Having garden furniture you can relax on is a wonderful way to socialise, get a little headspace, and even throw a party. However, you need to know how to maintain garden furniture if you’re going to keep your garden looking great year round. You don’t want weathered materials ruining the look of your garden! The elements can be tough on garden furniture, so make sure you choose durable pieces and know how to keep them looking great.

Declutter Your Plot

Look at your plot and declutter. Decide what you’re keeping and get rid of things that haven’t looked good for a while. Putting in structure is a good idea, so figure out how you can make patterns with boxes and plant pots. Also, considering the season that is most important to you can help - after all, your garden will always look its absolute best during one season. That being said, it isn’t difficult to purchase a couple of plant pots suitable for any season as they come and go, simply placing them somewhere that looks good.

Invest In Great Accessories For Your Garden

Just like any home interior, the garden should have some great looking accessories to add personality. You shouldn’t treat the outdoor area any different just because it’s outside. Treat it the same as you would a room inside of your home; creating a social space, adding personality and texture, and figuring out a structure that works. Accessories will enhance your garden. Water features are a wonderful way to add a serene feel, but then there are plenty of other options.

Use some of these tips and your garden could look good year round. If you’re a total novice gardener, don’t be afraid to download a few apps. They can give you useful tips and remind you when it’s time to water certain plants so that they flourish!

 

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