With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about ways you can revamp your garden. What areas could use improvement? What are some ways to improve its aesthetic appeal? Are there any flowers or vegetables you’ve always wanted to plant? Make this the year!
However, inspiration doesn’t come naturally to everyone. In fact, you may need some help coming up with exciting ways to make your garden special. Or, perhaps you need ways to make your garden beautiful with less stress throughout the season. If that’s the case, take a look at these five ways to revamp your small garden.
Revamp Your Garden with these 5 Easy Tips
1. Use plants that complement each other
Using plants that complement each other works wonders for the appearance of your garden. Depending on the size of your garden, make large flower arrangements to wow visitors and give yourself a place to relax.
We personally love day lilies together with black-eyed susan’s. You can also combine both with cosmos and shasta daisies. Another helpful tip is that bee balm lives well in any flowerbeds. They also add a lovely vibrancy to any garden.
2. Take the pressure off with fake flowers.
The flowers don’t even need to be real! If you find yourself enjoying the more temperamental plants, it’s entirely possible to buy fake flowers. You can even get grass from a synthetic grass company. Enjoy the beautiful appearance with less work throughout the season or risk of damaged plants.
The best part? Most artificial plants look just like the real thing. Consider mixing and matching both artificial and real plants to make less work for yourself.
3. Cater to the local wildlife.
Attracting birds into your garden always offers a nice sight. You could install birdhouses, feeders, and baths to attract them. Bird feeders sometimes attract squirrels, so it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for them and maybe even set some food out for these harmless creatures.
However, the idea of inviting wildlife to your garden doesn’t have to stop with birds and squirrels. If you have space, you could even install a koi pond and have all sorts of fish living within it. Just keep in mind that koi ponds need to be maintained often.
4. Creative personal installations.
This one very much depends on your interests and the size of your garden. For instance, if you enjoy cooking, you could create a small area with a barbeque. Complete it with tables and chairs for you, your family, and guests.
Does the sound of running water bring you peace? Then, why not install a water fountain? It doesn’t need to be large, but it provides excellent ambiance.
5. Something fun for the kids.
This one depends entirely on whether you have children. If a family is in your future, or if you have friends that have kids. Why not provide something that gives them entertainment? A swing set, climbing frames, or even a tree-house. Plus, add something that brings whimsical enjoyment to your outdoor space.
The small garden ideas listed above are sure to revamp your garden in no time. Of course, simply implementing one or two will make a big difference. We hope these suggestions bring you inspiration. Whatever you do, remember to be patient and kind to yourself as a gardener. Too much pressure to create the perfect garden can destroy the fun of being a gardener. Also, remember that gardens are always changing, and they don’t bloom in a day. So, enjoy every minute spent with your favorite plants and enjoy the season before it passes.
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